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Re: enclosure in mrss 1.0

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  • doosdinkje
    Thanks David, Can I conclude from this to use both and for now? Alain
    Message 1 of 3 , May 11, 2005
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      Thanks David,

      Can I conclude from this to use both <title> and <media:title> for now?

      Alain



      --- In rss-media@yahoogroups.com, "David Hall" <daviddhall@y...> wrote:
      > Hi Alain -
      >
      > No, the enclosure tag is not obsolete - it serves its general purpose
      > ok.
      >
      > Media RSS was designed with a stricter mindset. We want it to be used
      > to publish any type of media (including images/audio/video) and as
      > such
      > have included specific attributes that most people care about. It's
      > an
      > attempt to maintain the general nature of the current RSS 2.0
      > elements,
      > and the "look and feel" that they should be generated.
      >
      > I'd encourage you to to include both Media RSS elements AND RSS 2.0
      > Enclosures. (Assuming you are able to satisify all the requirements
      > of
      > the current Enclosure element.)
      >
      > As for the RSS Title element, it depends on what you are publishing.
      > If
      > it's just stricly going to be Media without an notion of a "story",
      > you
      > would most likely ignore that element and use the "<media:title>"
      > element. However, you must remember that not everyone supports Media
      > RSS (yet) so if readers are finding your content through the
      > Enclosure
      > element, they won't know how to apply a Title to it.
      >
      > Thanks-
      > David
      >
      > --- In rss-media@yahoogroups.com, "doosdinkje" <doosdinkje@y...>
      > wrote:
      > > Hi all,
      > >
      > > I was asked to set up a mrss sytem for a documentary film site.
      > > In the various sources I read, they all seem to use the <enclosure>
      > > tag aswell as the <media:content>.
      > >
      > > Will (or is) the <enclosure> tag be obsolete?
      > > The same goes for the item <title> aswell?
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > >
      > > Alain
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