[FoRK] Opinions Requested :-)
Tue Oct 25 14:13:42 PDT 2005
On 10/23/05, Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn at rbii.com> wrote:
> Podcasts... now there's another technology I don't understand. I
> can't see why it's a good thing to send a base64 encoded voice stream
> to *everybody* subscribed to the feed, when you could send a *link*
> to everybody and have them pull it using the RSS technology that
> exists today. Am I missing something?
are you simply saying that i should have to manually *request* the
HELLO! i'm trying to *horde* my own personal local archive of data
it's that kind of mentality that leads software designers to do stupid
things such as in itunes where if you don't listen to a podcast as
often as the "central authority" of itunes programmers considers
sufficient, they _stop collecting those podcasts_ until you hit a (!)
button and then an "ok" button.
or did i misunderstand you?
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