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Re: [videoblogging] formats

By David Wolf | David Wolf <dpwolf@...> | dpwolf3000
June 27, 2004 | Post #161 | Topic #140

--Apple-Mail-1-519914142 Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed Hi all, As Adrian said I'm playing around with getting Quicktime to read X= ML which, I suppose it is doing when it reads the SMIL compilation file. = As a possible solution to the bandwidth issue, how about using RSS or some= other flavour of XML (hey, just another SMIL file would work well!) to or= ganise which files you do and don't want linked to by everyone else. Say = a "recent" database of recently created pieces or an "excerpts" database w= ith much smaller preview videos. We could all link to these files in the = same way that we subscribe to RSS feeds from weblogs or news services. Th= e actual larger files could be linked from these in the same way as "click= to continue" or "read more" works with text. Doesn't need to be too high= tech, we can copy a lot from the way weblogs work :-) Dave http://hyper= text.rmit.edu.au/~dpwolf/blog/ On 28/06/2004, at 12:53 AM, PeterV wrote: = > > > > >=A0 I'm concerned about the precedent of deep linking to all the= > videos, > >=A0 out of context from their original pages. > > Yes, it'= s an interesting problem... As far as I know there's no way to > add metad= ata wether to allow or disalow linking. I do think linking is > crucial to= the net (even deeplinking), but I understand the bandwidth > concern... Y= ou can of course dissallow linking with an htaccess file. > > >=A0 Maybe w= e should create a highlight reel that shows clips of > >=A0 everyones > >= =A0 video? > > If you create highlights-for-linking I will of course link = to those > instead. Maybe this could work: on the same page you have your = video, > have a message saying wether you allow deep linking, and optional= ly > provide a highlights video to link to instead... Just thinking... > >= Peter --Apple-Mail-1-519914142 Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Type: text/enriched; charset=ISO-8859-1 Hi all, As Adrian said I'm playing around with getting Quicktime to read = XML which, I suppose it is doing when it reads the SMIL compilation file. = As a possible solution to the bandwidth issue, how about using RSS or some= other flavour of XML (hey, just another SMIL file would work well!) to org= anise which files you do and don't want linked to by everyone else. Say a = "recent" database of recently created pieces or an "excerpts" database with= much smaller preview videos. We could all link to these files in the same= way that we subscribe to RSS feeds from weblogs or news services. The act= ual larger files could be linked from these in the same way as "click to co= ntinue" or "read more" works with text. Doesn't need to be too high tech,= we can copy a lot from the way weblogs work :-) Dave http://hypertext.= rmit.edu.au/~dpwolf/blog/ On 28/06/2004, at 12:53 AM, PeterV wrote: <e= xcerpt> <fixed> >=A0 I'm concerned about the precedent of deep linking t= o all the videos, </fixed> <fixed> >=A0 out of context from their original= pages.</fixed> <fixed> Yes, it's an interesting problem... As far as I k= now there's no way to</fixed> <fixed> add metadata wether to allow or disa= low linking. I do think linking is</fixed> <fixed> crucial to the net (eve= n deeplinking), but I understand the bandwidth</fixed> <fixed> concern... = You can of course dissallow linking with an htaccess file.</fixed> <fixed= > >=A0 Maybe we should create a highlight reel that shows clips of </fixed>= <fixed> >=A0 everyones </fixed> <fixed> >=A0 video?</fixed> <fixed> If= you create highlights-for-linking I will of course link to those</fixed> = <fixed> instead. Maybe this could work: on the same page you have your vide= o,</fixed> <fixed> have a message saying wether you allow deep linking, an= d optionally</fixed> <fixed> provide a highlights video to link to instead= ... Just thinking...</fixed> <fixed> Peter</fixed></excerpt> --Apple-Mail-1-519914142--