[backstage] End of week exam

2007-03-02 Thread Frank Wales
Cynical University Where all your ideas are derivative works of ours Attempt all questions. Part A (50 marks) Scenario: Mr A enjoys model railways so much, he wants to tell everyone about them, so he decides to publish a free newsletter for all called The Story of O Gauge.

RE: [backstage] End of week exam

2007-03-02 Thread Christopher Woods
Error: you need a license to view my responses. -Original Message- From: Frank Wales [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 02 March 2007 08:44 To: backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk Subject: [backstage] End of week exam Cynical University Where all your ideas are derivative

Re: [backstage] http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/default.stm

2007-03-02 Thread Martin Belam
The whole blogosphere? I think they get it sent on a CD-ROM each week, like the way AOL used to send people the internet ;-) m On 01/03/07, Andrew Bowden [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And whilst asking, how does the Beeb choose the FROM THE BLOGOSPHERE comments? A journalist reads the

Re: [backstage] Want a quick bit of beta-testing fun?

2007-03-02 Thread James Cridland
Many thanks to everyone for their help. As David Riddle spots, this came out of beta yesterday at around 11.30am, and is now the live player for all users. On 3/1/07, Richard P Edwards [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Are there any thoughts of making the new player in to a widget James? Widget

[backstage] Something you might find interesting...

2007-03-02 Thread James Cridland
If you're a fan of the Radio 1 SMS text thing, then you'll be a fan of this... http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamescridland/407672266/ ...as someone's already commented, it's an electro-cardiograph for the station. (The way we're all feeling today, we could all do with an electro-cardigan for the

[backstage] BBC on YouTube

2007-03-02 Thread Andrew Bowden
Might interest some people here. http://www.youtube.com/BBC http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=bbcworldwide Which a third to come in the form of a BBC World channel (which won't be avalable in the UK apparently) More details

Re: [backstage] BBC on YouTube

2007-03-02 Thread Dave Crossland
On 02/03/07, Andrew Bowden [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Might interest some people here. Wow - awesome! Great to see the BBC providing footage in non-DRM formats! Congratulations! The Gnash project (http://gnash.lulu.com) is about to get flash video playback working, so the obstacle to free

RE: [backstage] BBC on YouTube

2007-03-02 Thread zen16083
Would seem to weaken the case for any DRM - especially as the Beeb appears to be condoning independent use of its material: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/6411017.stm The corporation will also get a share of the advertising revenue generated by traffic to the new YouTube channels. Mr

Re: [backstage] BBC on YouTube

2007-03-02 Thread vijay chopra
On 02/03/07, Andrew Bowden [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Might interest some people here. *http://www.youtube.com/BBC* http://www.youtube.com/BBC *http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=bbcworldwide*http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=bbcworldwide Which a third to come in the form of a BBC World

Re: [backstage] BBC on YouTube

2007-03-02 Thread Richard P Edwards
Great :-) RichE On 2 Mar 2007, at 11:58, Andrew Bowden wrote: Might interest some people here. http://www.youtube.com/BBC http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=bbcworldwide Which a third to come in the form of a BBC World channel (which won't be avalable in the UK apparently) More details

Re: [backstage] BBC on YouTube

2007-03-02 Thread John Wesley
If we know the uploading user you can get an rss feed from YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/rssls John On 02/03/07, Brian Butterworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is excellent. How about an RSS feed of the items too? Or should I sort that? Brian Butterworth www.ukfree.tv Email: [EMAIL

Re: [backstage] BBC on YouTube

2007-03-02 Thread John Wesley
So if I'm _slightly_ less lazy try: http://www.youtube.com/rss/user/BBC/videos.rss On 02/03/07, John Wesley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If we know the uploading user you can get an rss feed from YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/rssls John On 02/03/07, Brian Butterworth [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[backstage] UK trumps Europe on Linux streaming

2007-03-02 Thread Glyn Wintle
http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/0,100121,39286141,00.htm When the European Commission launched a streaming video service last year which excluded Linux users, large swathes of the open source community became deeply angry. Now, a Surrey local council has shown that open source operating

RE: [backstage] BBC on YouTube

2007-03-02 Thread Brian Butterworth
John, Thanks. That's great. The feed works well with Google home page system, you get the thumbnails, which is always handy with video content. The feed is the SWFs too, interesting. Brian Butterworth HYPERLINK http://www.ukfree.tv/www.ukfree.tv Email: HYPERLINK mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [backstage] BBC on YouTube

2007-03-02 Thread James Cridland
On 3/2/07, Andrew Bowden [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Might interest some people here. *http://www.youtube.com/BBC* http://www.youtube.com/BBC *http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=bbcworldwide*http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=bbcworldwide Particularly interesting is the announcement that Top

Re: [backstage] BBC on YouTube

2007-03-02 Thread Ben O'Neill
I believe that UK residents won't be able to view any of the content that has adverts in it. On 2 Mar 2007, at 18:37, James Cridland wrote: On 3/2/07, Andrew Bowden [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Might interest some people here. *http://www.youtube.com/BBC* http://www.youtube.com/BBC