deeplinking considered n/a

In the playlist community, we are very careful to respect the etiquette of
providing backlinks whenever possible. For example, Webjay has not one
but three routes back to the host. That said, deeplinking is the native
mode of audio/video on the web.

If you object to deep linking, the web is not for you. All audio/video
hypertext is made of deep links. Playlists are not HTML. They are not
browser applications. In the context of web audio/video, the concept of
deep linking is not applicable.

There is a canard that one might be stealing bandwidth from the host.
This is pure silliness.

On Sun, 27 Jun 2004, PeterV wrote:

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> > I'm concerned about the precedent of deep linking to all the videos,
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> And come to think of it, I'm glad you raised that question Steve. It
> seems to me there is no technical solution right now, but we can come up
> with some be-nice standards… I started a wiki page, because I think
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> Feel free to make changes/…
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> Cheers,
> Peter
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