Re: [videoblogging] Re: Uniqueness of Video Blogging

On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 13:00:11 -0500, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@…>

> to andreas….i guess itd be nice to have Bloglines have a video
> viewer…but i think this is probably beyond our capabitlity.
> i like kenyatta's tool because its pure video….though brilliantly
> shows the entire text as well.

But Kenyatta's tool *is* Bloglines with video. :o)
It takes (or will take when it's done) an RSS feed and displays the
contents in the browser. I don't want to use a specialized RSS program for
videos though. I'd end up having to use fifteen different RSS programs
(one for text, one for video, one for audio, one for photos, one for
spreadsheets, one for porn and so on). And that's not cool.

Eric Rice's blog is the best example for this. Eric has a great blog where
he integrates the different media seamlessly. When text is the best option
he posts text, when radio is the best he post an audio entry, and when
video works best he posts a video entry (Eric's blog is a role model to be
followed). Where would his blog fit in? Not in the vog-rss-program, not in
the audio-rss-program.

I'd just like a link to an enclosed file in my RSS program. Then I could
click that link and my computer would do the rest. Quicktime would open if
it's a video entry, and winamp would open if it's an audio entry, and
Excel would open if it's a spreadsheet entry (and my girlfriend would open
the door and scream at me if it's a porn-entry).

> anyway, if you know PERL…kenyatta's looking for a little help.
> theres still somem kinks to be worked out till the vogbrowser is ready.

Yeah, I can't do a line of Perl. I can only do PHP. :o)

– Andreas

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