Re: [Banshee-List] Podcast support
- From: Mike Urbanski <urbanskm msoe edu>
- To: banshee-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Banshee-List] Podcast support
- Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2006 01:12:04 -0600
Having seen my name come up on the list, I should probably introduce
myself. Hi. I'm Mike Urbanski. I'm working on Podcast support for
On Jan 27, 2006, at 11:06 AM, Ruben Vermeersch wrote:
On Fri, 2006-01-27 at 11:29 -0500, Aaron Bockover wrote:
I can add this to the repo if it is going to be maintained, in which
case I'll need a pub key (mail to me privately) from whomever will
I have not been able to touch base with Fredrik about his podcasting
implementation, but Mike Ubanski is working on a really cool
implementation for his thesis (I think).
He has a deadline of Feb 25 (or
somewhere in that area), and I've been working with him a little
sure he has what he needs in core (sources can provide custom or
"sources can provide custom or hybrid views new": with 7 words, abock
multiplies plugin capabilities by thousand, get this guy some free
That being said, while I appreciate the work, I don't think we
end up with 10 podcasting plugins. There are already two full-
ones (Fredrik's and Mike's).
There should be a central place where who-does-what coordination is
(which at the same time would be a very cool look-whats-coming thing).
Would also be a great way to fuel the developers community around
<woodb> is there a link off the main project page to all of the
Again I agree.
I've requested a wiki access so I can shed some light on what I have
brewing. I apologize, "lone-wolfism" was never my intention. Having
taken this on as an independent study at my university, I've been
trying to keep my involvement under the radar until the academic
pressures are off. That said, I'm sorry if I've wasted anyone's time
On the coordination / evangelization front, I'm willing to help out
in anyway needed.
Email: michael c urbanski gmail com
Jabber: michael c urbanski gmail com
P.S. I'm interested in individual podcast usage reports!
*How many feeds are you currently subscribe to?
*Which format(s) (Atom, RSS vx.x, OPML, etc)?
*How many podcasts do you listen to in an average week?
*How long are the podcasts?
*Is the content available available through other mediums (radio, TV,
*What podcast clients are good, which ones suck and why?
*Should a client come with default feeds?
*If so which?
I'm interested in just about anything you find interesting about
P.P.S. On an unrelated note. Looking at the results of Novell's
Linux app request survey, iTunes is, at the moment, the #4 most
requested port. Interesting.
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