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Re: [videoblogging] Re: deeplinking considered n/a

By Lucas Gonze | Lucas Gonze <lgonze@...> | lucas_gonze
June 28, 2004 | Post #186 | Topic #140

On Sun, 27 Jun 2004, Ryan Shaw wrote: > Andreas Haugstrup wrote: > > > Movies aren't hypertexts. The movies we're making now aren't > > hypermedia either. They are dead ends on the world wide web and as > > you say: Alone they have no context. > > > > The context is provided in the videoblog entry. The HTML page that > > describes the video and either displays a video window or has a link > > to the video file. > > There's another possibility, I think, though it is not currently well > supported by either production or consumption tools: embed the context > in video metadata. The (still embryonic) XSPF playlist format has explicit support for this etiquette. See the playlist/trackList/track/info element in the draft spec at http://gonze.com/xspf/xspf-draft-2.html - Lucas Then you can set the file free from the confines of > your HTML page (as is bound to happen anyway if the file gets popular) > and have some confidence that the context of its creation is not totally > lost. This doesn't totally address the issue of presentation, though. > > I would be wary of looking to copyright law for solutions--in my > country, at least, copyright law appears to be broken beyond repair. > > I like the idea of establishing etiquette, as Peter has suggested. > Social norms can be quite powerful. But will they scale as videoblogging > goes mainstream? Past experience with email, mailing lists, etc. seems > to indicate no... > > Ryan > > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > >