[Hpr] Apologies to the Linux Inlaws

Ken Fallon ken at fallon.ie
Sat Sep 3 09:40:32 PDT 2022

Apologies this also needs to go to the HPR list.

On 2022-08-20 04:10, Ken Fallon wrote:
> TL;DR Ken wakes up to find out he is wrong (again) and owes the Linux 
> InLaws and apology.
> Hi All,
> I've had some time to stand back and think about how I handled this 
> situation and I owe the Linux Inlaws an apology.
> As they have stated several times, from their point of view nothing 
> has changed since their joining HPR. They believed and believe HPR to 
> be a Podcast Hosting Platform and have used it as such in good faith. 
> I now see that in that light they have done all that was asked of them 
> and more.
> In forgetting that we were bootstrapping their podcast, and getting 
> frustrated at their apparent flouting of the Syndication rule, I have 
> done HPR and the Linux Inlaws a disservice. They have not done 
> anything wrong.
> I would like to apologies to all concerned.
> Unfortunately as I spent so much effort proving HPR is not a Podcast 
> Hosting Platform, I am now left with the problem of dealing with a 
> FLOSS Podcast without a home. This is not a good look, and is exactly 
> the opposite of what I was trying to achieve.
> The InLaws will need some time to transition to their own hosting 
> site. Their schedule is recorded several months in advance, so they 
> will need the time to migrate in an orderly fashion. The move to new 
> hosting would need to get ironed out, as well as notifying their 
> listeners as to the change that is happening, and we need to make sure 
> that the feeds redirect automatically.
> I would like to ask the HPR Community's tolerance for this exception 
> for say a period of six months or so, so that they can round off 
> Season 1 here on HPR in good order. I also hope that that extra time 
> will give me the opportunity to mend some fences.
> Suffice to say I owe Martin, Chris and indeed Yannick some beers at 
> FOSDEM for this mess.


Ken Fallon (PA7KEN,G5KEN)

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