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Re: [videoblogging] Anyone using an RSS 2.0 feed with enclosures?

By Lisa Harper | Lisa Harper <lisah2u@...> | lisah2u
October 20, 2004 | Post #1445 | Topic #1425

Feedster is using video enclosures now: http://www.feedster.com/more.php The've also got BitTorrent enclosures, pictures, audio, etc. Lisa On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 13:37:21 +0200, Andreas Haugstrup <videoblog@...> wrote: > > On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 21:55:34 -0400, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...> > wrote: > > > i dont even know how to publish my video blog with enclosures. > > is it easy? > > With Typepad? Not possible right now as far as I know. > > > is there a way to get our RSS feed from http://videoblogging.info to > > create enclosures for us just by pinging the site? > > Yes, and no. If (when?) I extend the videoblogging.info interface so that > it accepts RSS+enlosures it's not a problem, but many people (like those > on Typepad) can't send RSS+enclosures so that's not an option for them. I > could add this pretty easily, but we'd end up with half the entries with > enclosures, half without. > > With more work I can have videoblogging.info look for video files in the > HTML blog entry, but that opens up a huge can of worms. Take a random blog > entry from momentshowing. On that HTML-page there are two videos, your > videoblog video and the vogroll. I need to find the videoblog video, *not* > the vogroll or any video you're simply linking to. > > With entries such as > <URL:http://publicaddress.typepad.com/hello/2004/10/lets_go_bowling.html&gt; > we can get around the problem by marking the video in the same way you > would mark up a video for use in video comments. By adding rel="alternate" > and type="video/quicktime" to the <a>-tag. > > But with entries such as > <URL:http://momentshowing.typepad.com/momentshowing/2004/10/video_get_your_.html&gt; > where the entry is both a video and some text there is currently no way to > mark up the video. rel="alternate" describes an alternate version, but in > this case the video is not an alternate version because it contains a lot > less information (all the text is missing). That's why I haven't been > working on enclosures at videoblogging.info. > > -- > Personal: <http://www.solitude.dk&gt; > File Thingie - PHP File Manager <http://www.solitude.dk/filethingie/&gt; > > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > > -- Lisa Harper http://www.lisaharper.org