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Re: Mission: Video blogging Fedora screencasts for use in Miro



On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 10:39 PM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> Who's up to the challenge of creating an experimental rss feed for
> Fedora tutorial screencasts in theora that we can use in miro out of
> the box in Fedora 9?
>
> I've been trying to find a spare machine at work to host this sort of
> thing... but I've just utterly failed.  I was hoping to surprise
> everyone with a workable demo that you could submit theora vids to for
> me to host as a starting point for figuring out how to really deal
> with open video content in a user accessible way.  I think miro is a
> workable solution.  But I've failed to deliver.
>
> So now I'm asking everyone on this list for help.
>
> Can someone put together a simple rss feed with just a couple of
> theora videos that miro understands as a channel?  It doesn't have to
> be a huge hosting commitment. We don't need to start with a Broadcast
> Machine implementation and use Miro's inherent ability to speak
> torrent.  We should be able to demo a feed using video houses in
> Fedora's people space.
>
> Once we have that, we can figure out how best to host additional
> screencast material as part of our Project communication strategy.  I
> think doing torrents might make some sense, but we have to talk with
> infrastructure concerning hosting space requirements.  And we'll have
> to figure out how the access control model we want to use...well I
> should say 'you' want to use. I'm very sure that the policy with
> regard to editorial control of an official Fedora video feed should be
> in the hands of the marketeers with input from docs and translators.
>
> Once we have that, we can move on beyond screencasts into web camera
> interviews and so on and so on.
>
> So who's game. I really have to apologize for not having the time to
> get a hosting instance together for videos as a starting point for a
> full discussion.
>
> -jef
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I'm volunteering to make beginners "How to use Fedora" videos. Just
where to send my theora videos. I plan to make them dual language
(english and croatian).

Cheers,
Valent.


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