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

On Sun, 27 Jun 2004, Ryan Shaw wrote:

> Andreas Haugstrup wrote:
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> > 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.
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> > 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.
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> 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.
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> I would be wary of looking to copyright law for solutions–in my
> country, at least, copyright law appears to be broken beyond repair.
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> 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…
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> Ryan
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