Publishing the lectures is very good idea.

Maybe the Computer Science Department at the Technion will agree to host the
files (give us some web space) as it hosts the lectures (gives us the room)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alon Altman" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Orr Dunkelman" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: "Haifa Linux Club" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 1:16 PM
Subject: Re: [Haifux] Small question

> On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Orr Dunkelman wrote:
> > As you might have noticed (or not, in case you haven't been in the last
> > 3-4 lectures), Guy Edri is filming the lectures in his DV.
> >
> > Currently, he keeps the "films" at his disposal.
> >
> > I would like to ask your opinion on the following ideas:
> >
> > A) Whoever wants a copy of a lecture, gives him (or anyone else willing
> > be our burner) the CDs/few NIS and gets the CD(s) later.
>   If Guy Edri agrees to burn the CDs, I see no problem. Guy, did you
> all lectures already to the PC? If not, I suggest creating VCDs which are
> playable on most DVD players. You'll need dvgrab, mencoder, vcdimager, and
> cdrdao to complete this task under GNU/Linux.
>   I am willing to keep the copies of the CDs at my disposal and burn
> Also, if it's really nessecary, I can convert DV->VCD during weekends.
> > B) Putting the lecture on a technion server which will broadcast them
> > the internet.
>   Instead of (or in addition to) using the technion broadcast server which
> limits you to streaming only and currently works only inside the Technion
> network, I suggest putting MPEG or DivX;) files online for download. Note
> that each lecture will be several hundred megabytes, depending on
> compression. I see www.haifux.org has nothing close the amount of
> needed to host such a project. Maybe one of the linux-il corporate
> could donate a server/HD for the purpose of hosting these lectures?
>   Alon
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