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

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:
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> On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 21:55:34 -0400, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@…>
> wrote:
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> > 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>
> 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>
> 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.
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