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Re: [videoblogging] vogfeed

By Jay dedman | Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...> | kinshasa2000
October 23, 2004 | Post #1479 | Topic #1469

> There are some logical problems with getting movies from any HTML page > (I've talked about these too many times to recount now), and I simply > don't believe that it can be done in a consistent and reliable manner > unless the videobloggers change the way they link to their own video files. > > That script may work today, for the entry you're adding today, but I > highly doubt that it's a solution that works for HTML documents in > general. And *that* is what we need. I can write something that grabs any > video link from a website in two minutes, but that's useless - we need to > get the *right* videos. We simply can't make that distinction today with > the way people are linking to their videos today. That's why I've been > talking about this rel="alternate" for so long. That's why I've been > trying to explain the different kinds of links. okay, i cant go head to head here since i cant make this stuff... maybe kenyatta will join in....Kenayatta? i mean, somehow feedster, radio userland, are making RSS feeds that put videos as enclosures. it must be possible to do it consistently. and its not an emergency right now. but if we can get viPodder to work with a Viewer...it'll create a viewing experience Id like to have. I know this does not lend itself to the hyperlink nature of the web. this is different. i tend to agree with Lucas that things like playlists..and RSS help brinf stuff together in one place.