Re: [backstage] Ping...

2011-06-16 Thread Ian Forrester
I believe so :) On Thu, 2011-06-02 at 16:59 +0100, Christopher Woods wrote: Is this list still alive? - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/archives/2005/01/mailing_list.html. Unofficial list archive:

RE: [backstage] A Five year retrospective

2010-05-04 Thread Ian Forrester
:) I can only imagine. Although I did hear about a person getting backstage on a large gig using v3 of the backstage tshirt. Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60

[backstage] Future Everything fest

2010-05-04 Thread Ian Forrester
at the Contatct Theatre, Manchester. We should have some super surprises for all... Cheers, Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk

RE: [backstage] A Five year retrospective

2010-05-04 Thread Ian Forrester
Don't forget to add all these experiences to the Memories map, as this is the kind of quirky stories we like. Only takes a moment to do https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dDdkRDlNY2RmVGNuTThoaTVURHVDdVE6MQ - Mapping Your BBC Backstage Memories Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian

RE: [backstage] A Five year retrospective

2010-04-30 Thread Ian Forrester
Wow! Tempting :) Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message- From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk [mailto:owner-backst

RE: [backstage] A Five year retrospective

2010-04-20 Thread Ian Forrester
Come on guys only a few of you have filled in the forms. Please can you each fill in the forms, it would be great to hear your views on the best bits of backstage. Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New

RE: [backstage] TODAY: Digital Economy Bill Flashmob, 5pm [Manchester]

2010-04-07 Thread Ian Forrester
No I'd rather you not turn this into a Party Political debate. If you want that type of debate, I can suggest many other places. Cheers, Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road

RE: [backstage] Any more DEB reading footage from today on iPlayer?

2010-04-07 Thread Ian Forrester
I don't think this is a conspircy (so you can take off the foil hat :) Its sounds like a error, or something went on longer than expected. Will forward to the iplayer team and see if we can't get the rest somehow. Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD

RE: [backstage] Inspiration: Digital Data - Physical Products

2010-03-31 Thread Ian Forrester
Toby you might have missed this from years ago - http://berglondon.com/projects/olinda/ It was what social radio listening could have been. Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road

RE: [backstage] Why are iPlayer SD programmes encoded at funky resolutions?

2010-03-30 Thread Ian Forrester
I had wondered about this myself a while ago. So use to the underground scene of resolutions, it always seems strange when looking at others methods of distribution's choice of rez. Although I think Brian might be right about the aspect ratio Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior

RE: [backstage] Podcasts feeds not working in Rythmbox

2010-03-22 Thread Ian Forrester
Have you tried another client like Banshee? Send us in the XML file as you get it your end. Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message

[backstage] RE: [backstage] Re: [backstage] Re: [backstage] Re: [backstage] Re: [backstage] Re: [backstage] get_iplayer dropped in response to BBC’s lack of support for ope n source

2010-03-11 Thread Ian Forrester
Yes thank you off list Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message- From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk [mailto:owner-backst

RE: [backstage] Video on Demand Dissertation Survey

2010-03-02 Thread Ian Forrester
p.s. I hope this doesn't break any of the house rules. There are house rules? Cripes. - So there are not exactly house rules, but its always good to run stuff like this pass me first just to make sure. Cheers, Ian - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To

RE: [backstage] BBC Google Calendars

2010-03-01 Thread Ian Forrester
/public/basic http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/q7frqh0v016rki1769l9d7jlro%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ

RE: [backstage] indefinitely live BBC archive?

2010-03-01 Thread Ian Forrester
unless its proven that they can make more revenue from giving away part of the rights. Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message- From

RE: [backstage] New prototype

2010-03-01 Thread Ian Forrester
Ah yes that's a lot nicer on the eyes now. I'll get a new screenshot up soon Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ

[backstage] RE: s...@bbc?

2010-02-26 Thread Ian Forrester
@lists.bbc.co.uk Cc: Ian Forrester Subject: Re: s...@bbc? Ian, could you point to any particularly suitable xml files? eg http://www.honte.eu/playGo/games/Shusai-GoSeigen-19340119.xml xslt transforms client-side into an SVG board

RE: [backstage] MHEG+

2010-02-26 Thread Ian Forrester
I'll ping Nick about this, but I got a feeling that maybe this was pre-Canvas? Cheers, Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message- From

[backstage] Cross platform and open widgets

2010-02-26 Thread Ian Forrester
/news/2009/10/15/ Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http

RE: [backstage] Traffic Feed Android App Idea

2010-02-25 Thread Ian Forrester
Yes its pretty much what everyone has said already. Once your finished or get to release, just ping me or the backstage list a email and I'll write up a blog post if its a good prototype Cheers Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor

RE: [backstage] XMBC iPlayer issues?

2010-02-25 Thread Ian Forrester
So I'm going to write this one up on the blog so people know how you all feel about this. If you don't want to be quoted on the blog, give me a quick shout now. Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting

RE: [backstage] s...@bbc?

2010-02-25 Thread Ian Forrester
To my mind I can't think of any example of the BBC publishing or generating SVG, but I know quite a few of our content management systems could generate SVG tomorrow if there was the desire, take up and need. Cheers Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD

RE: [backstage] XMBC iPlayer issues?

2010-02-25 Thread Ian Forrester
Oh don't worry I saw it, thanks Mo. I do wish the people on the xbmc thread would read more of backstage, there's a lot of moaners on the thread but I'm more concerned that no one is answering the questions. Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North

RE: [backstage] BBC iPlayer for Apple TV

2010-02-15 Thread Ian Forrester
Well I think this is the issue, in a nutshell. I can't, won't talk for the rest of the BBC but it seems if your streaming iplayer content inside the UK on to your PC device, that's fine. However if you download the files your on the wrong side of a line. If it was that simple that would be

RE: [backstage] BBC iPlayer for Apple TV

2010-02-09 Thread Ian Forrester
Sorry been out at Fosdem, so missed this. Will post it up on backstage, good work Tweed! Still enjoy XBMC with iplayer support but this will make the Apple TV a lot more interesting for friends of mine. Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab

RE: [backstage] BBC Backstage RDTV ep3 (long version) - Video

2010-02-02 Thread Ian Forrester
[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk [mailto:owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk] On Behalf

RE: [backstage] New prototype

2010-02-01 Thread Ian Forrester
the time delay with audioscrobbler to create the same effect? Or even better if you were listening to the podcast, it replay all the meta for that slice of time. Humm, maybe a diagram will make more sense than explaining it? Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC

RE: [backstage] Canvas consultation responses due by 5pm tomorrow

2010-02-01 Thread Ian Forrester
Good call, sent out via Identical and twitter. Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message- From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk

[backstage] BBC Backstage RDTV ep3 (long version) - Video

2010-02-01 Thread Ian Forrester
Talking of video... Sneaky peak at RDTV ep3 long version which has been long time coming... http://blip.tv/file/3153532 I'm uploading the other versions including ogg/theora as we speak Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office

RE: [backstage] BBC RD Move- Video

2010-02-01 Thread Ian Forrester
with Mp3 audio on my own laptop which was fixed by convert it to Wav. Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message- From: owner-backst

RE: [backstage] iPad

2010-01-29 Thread Ian Forrester
cubicgaren.com will always be down :) Its cubicgarden.com and its up trust me. Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ

RE: [backstage] iPad

2010-01-29 Thread Ian Forrester
a CD changer or puts a roof rack on top, a tinkerer? Apple was built on tinkerers, and now there closing the door on the next generation. Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road

RE: [backstage] iPad

2010-01-28 Thread Ian Forrester
I tried calling him but he wouldn't take my call. Something about a blog entry I wrote about the ipad? :) http://cubicgarden.com/wordpress/2010/01/27/the-apple-ipad-underwelming-but-not-a-bad-price/ Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st

RE: [backstage] iPad

2010-01-28 Thread Ian Forrester
No more Macs. I'm done feeding this beast - for the same reason I was done feeding the Microsoft beast a few years ago. I'm not sure what I do now. I'll continue using the Mac I have until it needs replacing. Then whatever I get won't be a Mac. If Linux still doesn't quite fit, I'll hack

RE: [backstage] Mail archives

2010-01-26 Thread Ian Forrester
Alright Steve and Brian I get the message :) Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ From: owner-backst

RE: [backstage] Users just want video to work. You Mozilla people are such idealists?

2010-01-26 Thread Ian Forrester
Open source H.264 isn't pursued by MPEG-LA anyway. The issue of encoders is fine, you just use x264 (which is the project I work on), which is the best H.264 encoder in the world in the majority of use-cases. - You work on the x.264 project? Tell us more... I've always been

[backstage] MusicDNA and ItunesLP

2010-01-26 Thread Ian Forrester
looked at itunesLP and came away feeling a bit dirty (http://ituneslp.net/tutorials/). Maybe I should Lazyweb this one? :) Cheers, Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester

RE: [backstage] Users just want video to work. You Mozilla people are such idealists?

2010-01-26 Thread Ian Forrester
OH I see :) hummm, for reason I thought there was also a codec based on H.264 call x.264 Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message

RE: [backstage] Mail archives

2010-01-25 Thread Ian Forrester
I agree but there was no clear idea what we should do except maybe move the whole thing to Mailman? Because the list is public, I guess there is nothing stopping it being archived in multiple places if you know anywhere better? Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage

[backstage] New Backstage Blog

2010-01-25 Thread Ian Forrester
also expecting to upload RDTV ep3 (the long version) up this week which I think you'll all get a kick out of. Cheers, Secret[] Private[] Public] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ - Sent

[backstage] Come join us in Salford Quays - BBC Job

2010-01-25 Thread Ian Forrester
http://jobs.bbc.co.uk/fe/tpl_bbc01.asp?newms=jjid=31390aid=10281 We're looking for talented developers to join the North Lab ahead of the move to Salford. Hopefully I'll be working closer with some of you in the near future. Cheers, Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage

RE: [backstage] Mail archives

2010-01-25 Thread Ian Forrester
Well if its you Michael, certainly :) Arrest him now. Secret[x] Private[x] Public[x] ;) Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message- From: owner-backst

RE: [backstage] Mail archives

2010-01-25 Thread Ian Forrester
Semantically talking maybe yes :) Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message- From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk [mailto:owner-backst

RE: [backstage] Mail archives

2010-01-25 Thread Ian Forrester
I'll submit to gmane, which means I can start accessing the list via NNTP (hurrah) - I guess others should feel free to submit to other places if they think it's worthwhile? --- Sure as long as there's not too much cross posting. Backstage should stay on topic :) More low-level exposure for

RE: [backstage] Freeview HD Content Management

2010-01-25 Thread Ian Forrester
Hummm what's this I spy here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcbackstage/2010/01/freeview-hd-content-management.shtml Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ

[backstage] Users just want video to work. You Mozilla people are such idealists?

2010-01-25 Thread Ian Forrester
would benefit from having an open, unencumbered and free video format that enabled HTML programmers to include a video as easily as they now include a headline or a photo, wouldn't it? How do we get to that? Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st

RE: [backstage] Freeview HD Content Management

2010-01-25 Thread Ian Forrester
Good thinking :) So not use to tweeting my blog entries and MT doesn't have that support in the version we use on blogs.bbc.co.uk Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester

[backstage] BarCampBankLondon 3

2010-01-25 Thread Ian Forrester
And the 2nd one Some of you might be interested in BarCampBankLondon3 taking place at PayPal's Richmond office on January 30th. The aim of BarCampBank is to foster innovation and the creation of new business models in the world of finance. BarCampBankLondon has been

[backstage] data.gov.uk - about time?

2010-01-21 Thread Ian Forrester
http://www.data.gov.uk/ I can certainly say backstage had a hand in making this happen. Cheers, Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ - Sent via

RE: [backstage] Youtube rolls out Html5 video support

2010-01-21 Thread Ian Forrester
Yep I was going to say Tim you've been too busy with your head in Slashdot. http://blog.dailymotion.com/2009/05/27/watch-videowithout-flash/ also - http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/rad/2009/08/html5.html Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st

RE: [backstage] Youtube rolls out Html5 video support

2010-01-21 Thread Ian Forrester
they used in a compound document way - http://2007.xtech.org/public/schedule/speaker/93 to generate the Joost App. Really interesting this is all now fully working and usable Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New

RE: [backstage] Youtube rolls out Html5 video support

2010-01-21 Thread Ian Forrester
Talking of SVG = http://xml.coverpages.org/newsletter/news2010-01-06.html#cite4 Microsoft joins the SVG WG Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ

RE: [backstage] The browser wars, reloaded?

2009-12-15 Thread Ian Forrester
2017 right after the Vista upgrade right? Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ -Original Message- From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk [mailto:owner

[backstage] The browser wars, reloaded?

2009-12-14 Thread Ian Forrester
http://bit.ly/4IeduN Just picked up from Twitter, Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe

[backstage] Google Wave - Too early for consumers

2009-12-02 Thread Ian Forrester
out wave too early for consumers? What do others think? Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe

RE: [backstage] MSIE Marketshare at 4%...

2009-11-30 Thread Ian Forrester
Talking of Google Wave, has anyone setup or played with there own Wave server yet? I was also quite impressed by Novell's Pulse product. http://mashable.com/2009/11/04/novell-pulse/ Cheers, Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor

RE: [backstage] BBC News - Googlejuice vs Usability

2009-11-24 Thread Ian Forrester
It would be preferred if people could make use of places/services like Pastebin for huge amounts of data which frankly little of us want to see in our emails :) Cheers, Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New

RE: [backstage] BBC News - Googlejuice vs Usability

2009-11-24 Thread Ian Forrester
No worries, just don't let it happen again :) Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ From: owner-backst

RE: [backstage] Good news for mashups - Ordnance Survey maps to go free online

2009-11-18 Thread Ian Forrester
hard to close it, after the horse has bolted. Aka this maybe the start of something very big. Cheers, Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ

[backstage] Ignite London - Wednesday 18th November

2009-11-17 Thread Ian Forrester
-forgotten Going by the ones in Leeds it should be a good night... via Nicky Secret[] Private[] Public[ x ] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer BBC RD North Lab, 1st Floor Office, OB Base, New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1SJ - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk

[backstage] Google Wave

2009-10-07 Thread Ian Forrester
Changing the long running threads (don't think I'm not watching) Now Google Wave invites are out there and more of you have had a chance to play with wave. What do people think? And why is no one building a decent client for it? Am I the only excited person? Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian

RE: [backstage] free london's data event

2009-10-07 Thread Ian Forrester
Ah London's got no chance :) I think theres something bubbling up which is similar but with support from the local and regional government agencies in Greater Manchester. Like they say, Manchester does today what London does tomorrow ;) Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior

RE: [backstage] Fixing the iPlayer support in Plex

2009-09-30 Thread Ian Forrester
Ah see if the Plex guys didn't fork so far away they could have used XBMC's code. I say that as a massive fan of XBMC for 10 years and a regular users and contributor (so ignore my jest) Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD 01612444063 | 07711913293

[backstage] The BBC is encrypting its HD signal by the back door

2009-09-30 Thread Ian Forrester
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/sep/29/bbc-hd-encryption Ok I know we talked about it before but here he (cory) is again, but this time in the Guardian. Cheers, Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD 01612444063 | 07711913293 ian.forres

RE: [backstage] Fixing the iPlayer support in Plex

2009-09-30 Thread Ian Forrester
My UI on XBMC is stunning, actually it's the same as Plex - http://www.flickr.com/photos/cubicgarden/tags/xbmc I use to run XBMC on my Xbox and still have it for backup. Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD 01612444063 | 07711913293 ian.forres

RE: [backstage] For our younger travellers

2009-09-29 Thread Ian Forrester
Yeah weird stuff eh? Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD 01612444063 | 07711913293 ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk -Original Message- From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk [mailto:owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk] On Behalf Of Frank Wales Sent: 29

RE: [backstage] Fixing the iPlayer support in Plex

2009-09-29 Thread Ian Forrester
Hi Dave, Have a look at the XBMC iplayer plugin which you should be able to leverage. http://code.google.com/p/xbmc-iplayerv2/ I use it personally to watch iplayer from my home media centre (XBMC 2.1) Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD 01612444063

RE: [backstage] Two TEDx Manchester tickets.

2009-09-11 Thread Ian Forrester
Those tickets are hot property, I'm expecting a couple people would have taken them both off you already? If not I got a large waiting list of people who will. Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD 01612444063 | 07711913293 ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk

RE: [backstage] Invalid XML in iPlayer feeds

2009-09-04 Thread Ian Forrester
Good to meet someone else who uses XMLStarlet, although I've not used it for years to be honest. Secret[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD 01612444063 | 07711913293 ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk -Original Message- From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk

[backstage] Warning: Super geeky - Petabytes on a budget

2009-09-02 Thread Ian Forrester
http://blog.backblaze.com/2009/09/01/petabytes-on-a-budget-how-to-build- cheap-cloud-storage/ Found via Frank Wales, I'm amazed, but this amazed me when I first saw it too - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96dWOEa4Djs Secret[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD

RE: [backstage] idea: Allow access to one's complete iPlayer viewer history

2009-09-01 Thread Ian Forrester
Don't know Dan, I think there might be some work which I'm sure I can't talk about surrounding this already :) Sercet[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD 01612444063 | 07711913293 ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk -Original Message- From: owner-backst

RE: [backstage] idea: Allow access to one's complete iPlayer viewer history

2009-09-01 Thread Ian Forrester
Sounds like a must do. Sercet[] Private[x] Public[] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD 01612444063 | 07711913293 ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk -Original Message- From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk [mailto:owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk] On Behalf Of Brian Butterworth Sent: 01

[backstage] Over The Air 2009

2009-09-01 Thread Ian Forrester
information on the event, visit http://overtheair.org. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks! Dan Appelquist Sercet[] Private[] Public[x] Ian Forrester Senior Backstage Producer, BBC RD 01612444063 | 07711913293 ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group

[backstage] TEDxManchester Tickets

2009-08-12 Thread Ian Forrester
on the backstage twitter bot - twitter.com/bbcbackstage (unless twitter gets another ddos attack) Should we setup a identi.ca account too? Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x]public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email

[backstage] BBC Backstage now on Identi.ca

2009-08-12 Thread Ian Forrester
http://identi.ca/bbcbackstage - BBC Backstage user on identi.ca which is twinned with the user on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/bbcbackstage http://identi.ca/group/bbcbackstage - Group for your general discussions about BBC technology or technical services Feel free to follow, Cheers, Ian

[backstage] HTML5: open standards with open video?

2009-08-12 Thread Ian Forrester
/html5 Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x]public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0)1612444063 | mob: +44 (0)7711913293 - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group

RE: [backstage] Fwd: [Autonomo.us] Skype, out?

2009-08-06 Thread Ian Forrester
But surely none of this will matter in the next few years? The Platform is the Internet. *runs and ducks for cover* Although I got to say, with the developments at Google, Mozilla Labs, Palm and even Opera. I'm starting to think Tim Oreilly was right. Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret

RE: [backstage] TEDxNorth

2009-07-28 Thread Ian Forrester
Well for the rest of you, get your tickets soon, there running out quickly Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0)1612444063 | mob: +44

[backstage] Taking advantage of the Publicity clause

2009-07-28 Thread Ian Forrester
http://ideas.welcomebackstage.com/ideatorrent/ideas_in_preparation/ Interesting idea came through the ideas system, not sure if its true or not. What do you guys think? Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x]public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC

RE: [backstage] TEDxNorth

2009-07-23 Thread Ian Forrester
gem of speakers in the surrounding areas. Cheers Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0)1612444063 | mob: +44 (0)7711913293 -Original

[backstage] TEDxNorth

2009-07-17 Thread Ian Forrester
- http://www.ted.com/pages/view/id/284 which include TEDxLondon and TEDxBirmingham So don't forget to sign up early and we'll hopefully see you soon, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x]public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road

[backstage-developer] WARN: backstage developer only list going down this weekend

2009-07-15 Thread Ian Forrester
across to the main list but it didn't seem fair. So if your interested in joining the main list again, just ping Major-domo a email on backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk with the subject subscribe. Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x]public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC

[backstage] WARN: backstage developer only list going down this weekend

2009-07-15 Thread Ian Forrester
across to the main list but it didn't seem fair. So if your interested in joining the main list again, just ping Major-domo a email on backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk with the subject subscribe. Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x]public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC

RE: [backstage] You Tube to drop support for IE6

2009-07-15 Thread Ian Forrester
Scary thought, hope they turned off activex at least Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0)1612444063 | mob: +44 (0)7711913293

RE: [backstage] What's the calendar app?

2009-07-14 Thread Ian Forrester
. The base is there, we just need to get it setup which is a little tricky because its RoR. If anyone would like to help speed up this process, give me a shout and maybe we'll come to some deal. Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage

RE: [backstage] backstage Twitter?

2009-07-13 Thread Ian Forrester
Let me know what you guys think of this stuff Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0)1612444063 | mob: +44 (0)7711913293 -Original

RE: [backstage] Event: Avner Ronen presenting at Media Futures Conference, 3 July (London)

2009-07-06 Thread Ian Forrester
How did the event go Nico, will there be video available for people who couldn't make it for many reasons? -Original Message- From: owner-backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk on behalf of Nico Macdonald Sent: Mon 29/06/2009 3:04 PM To: backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk Subject: Re: [backstage] Event: Avner

[backstage] BBC Live (People's Choice Winner)

2009-06-26 Thread Ian Forrester
http://www.readwriteweb.com/readwritestart/2009/06/round-up-of-boxee-app-challeng.php Congrats to Ian Tweedie, if he's on the mailing list. Excellent App, I wish I could have demo'ed it yesterday at art of digital in Liverpool. Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x

RE: [backstage] Music Hack Day

2009-06-23 Thread Ian Forrester
I was wondering if it was purely hack or there will be parts of a unconferences too? Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0

RE: [backstage] Grand Prix on iPlayer not available on all devices?

2009-06-23 Thread Ian Forrester
I'll forward to someone who might know. Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0)1612444063 | mob: +44 (0)7711913293 -Original Message

RE: [backstage] Ogg Theora/Vorbis and HTML5

2009-06-18 Thread Ian Forrester
personally think if the Xiph foundation can sort out the metadata problem, they will have something very interesting indeed. Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x]public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email

RE: [backstage] The Final Digital Britain report

2009-06-17 Thread Ian Forrester
I got to say I'm also with ukfsn.org and not really had any major problems Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0)1612444063 | mob: +44 (0

[backstage] The Final Digital Britain report

2009-06-16 Thread Ian Forrester
The Final Digital Britain Report http://www.culture.gov.uk/what_we_do/broadcasting/6216.aspx So what do people think? Time to leave the country or dig a hole and stick our heads into it? Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x]public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC

RE: [backstage] No link to feeds from the new (beta) blog?

2009-06-10 Thread Ian Forrester
Good point, we were building it up and forgot to add them. http://ideas.welcomebackstage.com/data Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0

[backstage] New SPARQL endpoints to play and build on

2009-06-10 Thread Ian Forrester
to the public in the near future. Enjoy! And please do feedback to us what you think of these new ways of accessing huge sets of data. Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ

[backstage-developer] Shutting down the developer only list

2009-06-05 Thread Ian Forrester
a email on backst...@lists.bbc.co.uk with the subject subscribe. Any comments, feel free to shout at me (I'll just roll up in a corner and cry myself to sleep :) Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x]public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC

[backstage] Shutting down the developer only list

2009-06-05 Thread Ian Forrester
a email on backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk with the subject subscribe. Any comments, feel free to shout at me (I'll just roll up in a corner and cry myself to sleep :) Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; []private; [x]public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC

RE: [backstage] RD TV episode 2 now available

2009-06-05 Thread Ian Forrester
Fixed a couple days back sorry Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0)1612444063 | mob: +44 (0)7711913293 -Original Message

RE: [backstage-developer] TV Radio listing feeds appear to have stopped

2009-06-04 Thread Ian Forrester
I'll find out. Ian Forrester This e-mail is: []secret; [x]private; []public Senior Producer, BBC Backstage, BBC RD Room 1044, BBC Manchester BH, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ email: ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk work: +44 (0)1612444063 | mob: +44 (0)7711913293 -Original Message- From: owner-backstage

[backstage] RD TV episode 2 now available

2009-06-03 Thread Ian Forrester
looking forward to hearing what you all have to say about the episode, plus you may see it pop up in a lot more places that last time. Thanks to everyone who gave us feedback last time, I think you will find we took a lot of it on. Cheers, Ian Forrester This e-mail is: [] private; [] ask first

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