First of all, you were presenting your basic recording-via-a-JAVA-script
website as a tool for creating podcasts. MyChingo is -not- for creating
podcasts, if I recall it correctly -- I stumbled across whatever-I-found
back before they actually offered anything, years ago -- it was a
mechanism for creating voice comments on a blogsite or podcast site.
You had decided you were a place to record podcasts. Different process.
And I'd imagine Google works at your house, just as it works as mine, and
you could have found MyChingo the same way I did, or Steve did. And all
the other hopefuls who are creating stuff on the web and hope people will
What Steve did was respond to MY post trying to recall the service I
stumbled across -- doing web searches -- years back. I thank Steve for
making the effort, though I'm not sure that's the one I recall.
So, Steve should apologize to you for how he replied to my post? I don't
think so, and I'll say that in front of God, and everybody I know in 20
So, back-the-f***-up. Now that we've settled that Steve didn't respond to
-my- post to offend -you-, What was your question (he said, menacing and
Seriously, though, you have the beginnings of a tool to do something, and
I'm still not sure what. Voice commenting is one of the possibilities I
can forsee, and if I'm not mistaken, I was the person who said that might
be a good option for you to pursue. (and I'm still sure there's more
So, if when I suggest an idea, your response is to use it to justify an
attack on a friend of mine, why am I still listening? Why is anybody here
So... Given that you've thought better of your previous post (as I would
have), how can I help?
It was 1 Jan 2008, when Joe Thompson commented:
> So there's another service out there doing pretty much what I'm doing
> (except it's subscription based and the recordings are limited to 1 meg)
> and you're saying that it's successful? And "for some time" actually means
> since April 2007.
> You can't have it both ways. You've been pouring cold water on what I'm
> doing since this thread started and yet you use an example of somebody
> using very similar technology to "prove" that what I'm doing is a waste of
> I wonder if there's any connection between you and Mychingo.
> Stephen Eley <SFEley@...> wrote: On Dec
> 31, 2007 2:18 PM, David Smith <dbsmith@...> wrote:
> > I still think this might be a starting point for a voice-comment
> > mechanism, though. Wish I could remember that one site that promised a
> > semi-turnkey voice commenting system. Don't recall the name, and when I
> > stumbled across it it wasn't up and running yet -- don't know if they
> ever > finished it, for that matter.
> MyChingo, and it's been in production and used by many podcasters for some
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