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Re: [videoblogging] Re: write my own xml rss file?

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  • Richard (Show) Hall
    thanks Dave .. since I figured out it was just a matter of using an absolute reference, my frustration driving motivation is waning :) ... however, I am taking
    Message 1 of 7 , Oct 4 4:22 AM
      thanks Dave .. since I figured out it was just a matter of using an absolute
      reference, my frustration driving motivation is waning :) ... however, I am
      taking more of a look at Rudy's multiple feed galacticast thingy ... Richard

      On 10/3/06, David Meade <meade.dave@...> wrote:
      >
      > If you do decide to do an xml file manually, there are some tools you
      > can
      > download to aid in that. (You enter the information into a slightly easier
      > to use interface, and it generates/uploads the xml file for you).
      >
      > I havent used them so I cant really offer any suggested apps, but I know
      > they exist. :-) A google search should offer some options.
      >
      > While I wouldnt want to do it manually, I do understand the want to have
      > absolute control over the source feed.
      >
      > - Dave
      >
      > On 10/3/06, Richard (Show) Hall <richard@...<richard%40richardshow.com>>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Thanks Greg ... especially about the part where you wanted to watch it
      > :)
      > >
      > > ... I found out it was because I used a relative, instead of absolute
      > > reference to the media file ... turns out that's important ...
      > >
      > > On 10/3/06, greg <gregory@... <gregory%40surfnetusa.com>>
      > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Yes, I noticed that in my bloglines RSS feeder... No enclosuer, and
      > > > also the links to your.wmf and .mov were broken...
      > > >
      > > > Hurry up and fix it, because I want to download and watch! :)
      > > >
      > > > I was having troubles with feedburner not giving me enclosuers.
      > > >
      > > > I figured it out.
      > > >
      > > > I would make a vlog, upload it to the video hosting site (I was
      > > > using eyespot at the time) I got my flv code and pasted it in the
      > > > vlog.
      > > >
      > > > Then I would upload my original movie to a URL that I owned (I am
      > > > hosting my own videos).
      > > >
      > > > Then I would post my blog text post *while* the video was still
      > > > uploading to my URL that I own.
      > > >
      > > > Seems that the feedburner would read the blog post, but since the
      > > > video was still uploading to my own URL, feedburner would not create
      > > > an enclosure, because the file was not there yet.
      > > >
      > > > So, to fix it, I would wait till the video was totally uploaded to
      > > > my url before I published the blog post.
      > > >
      > > > Of course since you use blip, they host the video for you, so this
      > > > would not be a "problem" for you, since the video is loaded before
      > > > you make the blog post.
      > > >
      > > > Anyway, don't know if it will help, but I just thought I would pass
      > > > along my expierence.
      > > >
      > > > Greg
      > > > gregsvideoblog.blogspot.com
      > > > cruzonby.com
      > > >
      > > > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com <videoblogging%40yahoogroups.com><videoblogging%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > > "Richard (Show) Hall"
      > > >
      > > > <richard@...> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > I was frustrated today that the feed that wordpress generated
      > > > doesn't have
      > > > > an enclosure, despite the fact than my html is almost identical to
      > > > every
      > > > > other post and I inluded a rel="enclosure" tag.
      > > > >
      > > > > Also, when I look at the wordpress feed file, it's a mangled mess,
      > > > and I
      > > > > would think this is partly due to the gnarly flash code associated
      > > > with vPiP
      > > > > (which I really like, by the way)
      > > > >
      > > > > http://www.richardshow.com/?feed=rss2
      > > > >
      > > > > I'm wondering about just creating my own xml file with all the
      > > > correct
      > > > > parameters, and pointing feedburner there, and just updating it
      > > > manually.
      > > > >
      > > > > It seems like it would just be a matter of copying and pasting and
      > > > filling
      > > > > in the details of the next post, and then deleting the oldest one
      > > > based on
      > > > > how many I wanted to include in the feed.
      > > > >
      > > > > Is it that simple or am I missing something.
      > > > >
      > > > > If it is, where would I find info on the proper
      > > > structure/parameters for the
      > > > > valid feed that would work best with feedburner would be?
      > > > >
      > > > > ... Richard
      > > > >
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