- Jul 2, 2002
> From: Wes Felter <wesley@...>We've learned that there need to be many different implementations of all
> Good, somebody reinvented YOID and put a UI on it.
these technologies. The more the merrier, and the chance one will survive,
software darwinism, etc.
> We need net "radio" that pulls its content, as-needed, from a P2P sharingThis is also an idea that Brewster Kahle (http://www.archive.org/) is
immensely interested in. SMIL actually has all the syntax for such a thing;
(doing client-side on-the-fly mixing of server-side-stored movies); however,
real and quicktime have only implemented rudimentary support for SMIL enough
to insert interstitial ads.
Brewster has a ton of bandwidth and storage and would welcome any volunteers
who want to put together such client software. The same system would work
for centralized and p2p media sources- it's mostly client side fetch and
scheduling, reassembly. A fairly solved problem.
> But also getting rid of theConference calls are broadcast.
> broadcast metaphor is a really good thing.
Real-time events are broadcast.
Weblogs are broadcast.
I really like the broadcast metaphor, even tangible broadcast.
Don't get rid of it.
Shared temporal interaction doesn't have to be bad.
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