Re: [backstage] Fwd: who to ask: SVG in weather feeds?

2007-09-02 Thread Adam
Jonathan, It is really worth the BBC using SVG Graphics when at least 80% of internet users are unable to view them. Currently there doesn't appear to be a SVG viewer for IE. Adam Quoting ~:'' [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Kathryn, back from holiday myself, perhaps you are too

Re: [backstage] Fwd: who to ask: SVG in weather feeds?

2007-09-02 Thread Adam
can do it! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Svg_example3.svg On 02/09/07, Brian Butterworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a backend render that can be used instead when there is no plugin? Best of both worlds then... On 02/09/07, Adam [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Jonathan, It is really

Re: [backstage] An interview with Mark Taylor, Pres. of UK Open Source Consortium

2007-10-25 Thread Adam
and are usual started as there is no other software then meets the needs of the developers. Regards Adam - 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: http://www.mail

Re: [backstage] flash accessibility

2007-10-29 Thread Adam
not wait until the H.264 codec support is released. Regards Adam Quoting ~:'' ありがとうございました。 [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Simon, have you seen this rotating, movable video in svg demo? http://www.bluishcoder.co.nz/2007/08/svg-video-demo.html regards Jonathan Chetwynd Accessibility Consultant on Media

[backstage] Use of Tinyurl in Emails

2007-11-05 Thread Adam
that do not appear associated with the sender (for example only follow links to bbc.co.uk in emails from the beeb) Tinyurl is a great service and i can understand why it is used, but i feel that using this type of service in a wider audience is a bad idea. What does everyone else think. Adam

Re: [backstage] Use of Tinyurl in Emails

2007-11-07 Thread Adam
Brian, I hope your not using the code below anywhere as it looks wide open to SQL Injection. Adam Quoting Brian Butterworth [EMAIL PROTECTED]: PHP code sample to do the tinyURL bit... ? $link = mysql_connect(MYSQLHOST, MYSQLUSER, MYSQLPASS) or die(Could not connect); mysql_select_db

Re: [backstage] Muddy Boots on Backstage

2007-11-26 Thread Adam
Matt Lee wrote: Jason Cartwright wrote: That doesn't really seem to be the way things are going... It's certainly not the way some would like to take things. It's certainly one of the things that 'Web Twenty' promotes, but I think it's a mistake. We didn't spend 25 years getting

Re: [backstage] Business Reasons To Support Gnash

2008-03-05 Thread Adam
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Playing whack-a-mole with corporate and device use cases that the legal or technological implications of Flash being proprietary break misses the forest for the trees. These are all just instances of the freedom of software users being compromised. That said, on

Re: [backstage] DVB-H finally gets formal adoption by the EC (oh and vista SP1!)

2008-03-25 Thread Adam
Gareth Davis wrote: Anyhow, personally I'm stuck until I can get a non-DRM HD signal into my Linux Myth PVR. BBC HD is broadcast in the clear on Astra 2D (28.2E) at 10.847Ghz V 22000SR 5/6FEC, I'm pretty sure it is still broadcast as DVB-S (rather then DVB-S2 like the Sky HD channels) so

[backstage] Over the Air and Nokia Code Camp competition

2008-03-26 Thread Adam
Just in time for the Over the Air hack day, Nokia have announced a Code Camp competition. You can win €15,000 if you write a Nokia S60 app using either Flash or WRT. For more details see http://www.forum.nokia.com/main/contests/global_application_contest.html Adam - Sent via

Re: [backstage] Open ID on BBC Blogs

2008-04-21 Thread Adam
of OpenID being simple to use, so when Yahoo started providing it i signed up to their service, then discovered that most current implementations of OpenID do not currently support Openid version 2 :-( Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http

[backstage] Film Reviews

2008-05-29 Thread Adam
Hi, I see the film reviews are nolonger being updated on the BBC site. Does anyone know why and will this mean that the film reviews xml feeds will no longer be updated. Regards Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http

Re: [backstage] Film Reviews

2008-05-29 Thread Adam
Dan Brickley wrote: Andrew Bowden wrote: I see the film reviews are nolonger being updated on the BBC site. Does anyone know why and will this mean that the film reviews xml feeds will no longer be updated. The Movies site (and it's associated section on BBCi) formally closed on 6 May 2008

Re: [backstage] RealPlayer banished Toady!

2008-06-13 Thread Adam
with creating my own AIR application yet. Adam

Re: [backstage] Nabaztags and BBC Radio...

2008-06-16 Thread Adam
a Nabaztag, but until BBC provide MP3 streams i've got no chance of getting it to work. Any chance something might be announced before this weekend as i could bring it along and get it working. Adam

Re: [backstage] New Government APIs (plus win 20k to develop your mashup idea)

2008-07-02 Thread Adam
Football DataCo Ltd, 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL. Rafiq Swash wrote: I am building a football discussion website. I would like to use BBC API to retrieve football scores and also league tables. Is there anyone who can give a little tip please. thank you regards, Rafiq *From:* Adam

[backstage] TV Feeds

2008-07-22 Thread Adam
Hi, Could someone give the TV feeds server a kick as i've just noticed that there hasn't been an update of TV Anytime feeds since 18-Jul-2008 10:08:27 and my site has run out of listings info :-( Thanks Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit

Re: [backstage] Inline hypertext links - you're doing it wrong!

2008-08-19 Thread Adam
with noscript it is possible to block apture.com and then all the links disappear. Adam - 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: http://www.mail-archive.com/backstage

Re: [backstage] TV Schedule web api

2008-10-27 Thread Adam
/bbcone/programmes/schedules/south_east.xml) * no link between data in TV-Anytime feeds and programmes, making any historic information difficult to integrate. Any suggestions of how to get around these problems, so i can finally do the switch. Adam Matt Hammond wrote: I'm looking

Re: [backstage] How come more and more of my iPlayer content seems to be being served by Yahoo?

2008-11-03 Thread Adam
-MNT mnt-routes: AKAM1-RIPE-MNT mnt-domains:AKAM1-RIPE-MNT source: RIPE # Filtered Adam

[backstage] Two questions: Comment Blogs and EU proposals

2008-11-21 Thread adam
language, but the FP7 proposal is more general. See the conference site - Workshops - Natural Language Engineering of Legal Argumentation: http://www.ittig.cnr.it/Jurix08/ Cheers, Adam Wyner - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http

[backstage] Comment Blogs and FP7 Proposal

2008-11-24 Thread adam
about the URL structure of the blogs with comments at the BBC, I could use the search tools to search within a specified domain. That could be helpful. In any case, many thanks for these suggestions. Cheers, Adam Dr. Adam Wyner Department of Computer Science King's

Re: [backstage] Make the primary operating system used in state schools free and open source

2009-02-09 Thread Adam
really improved the educational software market. Adam

Re: [backstage] Get me off this list!

2009-09-11 Thread Adam
If that doesn't work try: unsubscribe * unsubscribe * y...@email.com Hopefully that unsubscribe you from all list. Adam Zen wrote: PLEASE - I second this! On 11 Sep 2009, at 15:03, Simon Cross wrote: Me too. Can someone please fix the unsubscribe? S On 10/09/2009 15:05, Alun Rowe

[backstage] BBC iPlayer and the Nokia N900

2009-12-31 Thread Adam
; en-GB; rv:1.9.2a1pre) Gecko/20090928 Firefox/3.5 Maemo Browser 1.4.1.21 RX-51 N900 Is there a work around to get iPlayer working on this phone and videos watchable? Thanks Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk

Re: [backstage] Google Maps

2005-06-29 Thread Adam Bowie
This is worth looking at: http://www.google.com/apis/maps/ Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/archives/2005/01/mailing_list.html.

[backstage] TV Listing Prototype

2005-10-05 Thread Adam Leach
feedback. Have fun. Adam - 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: http://www.mail-archive.com/backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk/

Re: [backstage] iMP

2005-11-08 Thread Adam Bowie
The BBC World Service is on both XM and Sirius, and BBC Radio 1 is timeshifted on Sirius (so that the breakfast show is on at breakfast time etc). I don't believe that Radio 4 is on any of the services. On 11/8/05, Millie Niss [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't know exactly what iMP is, so I hope

Re: [backstage] iMP issue

2005-11-13 Thread Adam Leach
in theory should be more secure. With the BBC providing the shows for free, there is less of a reason to crack the codecs, although someone is always going to try it. Adam vijay chopra wrote: Shame; even thought I hate DRM, I know that PHBs love it, and if they cant work it, it means

[backstage] BBC TV Listings Feed

2006-01-24 Thread Adam Leach
Hi, The TV Listing feed isn't available yet for today (24-01-2006). Just wondered if your having any problems today generating the feed. Thanks Adam This message was sent using IMP, the Internet Messaging Program. - Sent via

RE: [backstage] BBC TV Listings Feed

2006-01-24 Thread Adam Leach
Thanks for the quick response, the updated listing are loaded on my site :-)Adam http://bbc.ask-adders.comQuoting Ben Metcalfe [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi, The TV Listing feed isn't available yet for today (24-01-2006). Just wondered if your having any problems today generating the feed. Thanks Adam Hi

Re: [backstage] Today's TV-Anytime tar is broken

2006-03-07 Thread Adam Leach
working. Adam Quoting Mario Menti [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi there, looks like today's TV-Anytime tar file (20060306.tar.gz at http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/feeds/tvradio/[1]) is broken - could someone fix and replace it? Thanks, Mario. Links: -- [1] /horde/services/go.php?url=http%3A%2F

[backstage] TV Data Feed

2006-05-31 Thread Adam Leach
Sorry to raise another problem, but the TV Anytime data feed hasn't been created since the 27th May. Thanks Adam - 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: http

Re: [backstage] Publishing TV listings? BDS are after you...

2006-06-22 Thread Adam Leach
to support. Adam ps - Sounds like someone isn't making enough money so are looking for another revenue stream Dave Whitehead wrote: James- Looks like you got the same email that Andrew Flegg of http://www.bleb.org/got, he manage to get agreement from BDS that using the bbc tvanytime

Re: [backstage] Publishing TV listings? BDS are after you...

2006-06-23 Thread Adam Leach
Quoting Tim Cowlishaw [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On 6/23/06, Adam Leach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is another point of data collected and gathered using tax/license fee payers money, yet we can't access it without paying substantial fees. I should point out here that BDS are not funded

Re: [backstage] Funny Story

2006-07-02 Thread Adam Leach
Gordon Joly wrote: [snip] I have a phone (that runs Windows Mobile) but does not have Flash 8: discuss. You can just download it from http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer_pocketpc/ :-P Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http

Re: [backstage] armageddon or just dark days for Aunty's weather forecasts?

2006-08-11 Thread Adam Leach
On Realplayer running on Windows XP the forecast starts after 2 minutes of blank screen. Then it starts talking about snow over the weekend. Something strange is going on here Adam Jonathan Chetwynd wrote: armageddon or just dark days for weather forecasts? is Aunty keeping things

Re: [backstage] Movies Data

2007-01-16 Thread Adam Leach
Hi, This looks really useful. One thing i've noticed is the film details don't have a link to the BBC Page, so there is no way of linking back to you easily. Are we allowed to link directly to the Movies Cinema search page from any pages created using these feeds? Adam Matt Chadburn

Re: [backstage] BBCHD Free to Air and SKY (non SKY+)

2007-02-12 Thread Adam Leach
(or Freeview card if you are in range of the Crystal Palace Transmitter) and use the PC to decode the HDTV. Adam Dave Ruislip wrote: I cannot seem to get any clarity of my desire to get BBC HD via a traditional (non SKY+) Dish WITHOUT having to go SKYHD Box. There has been mention of Pace

Re: [backstage] Flash required?

2007-03-04 Thread Adam Leach
/html/lowbycountry.stm I actually like the animation and the graphics as i feel it adds value to the information. Adam - 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] Flash required?

2007-03-05 Thread Adam Leach
/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-001.mspx), plus all that nasty javascript that is all over the web these days. Anyway i thought this was the BBC Backstage mailing list and not the BBC Bashing mailing list :-P Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit

Re: [backstage] Mobile tech fun, anyone?

2007-03-19 Thread Adam Leach
of hardware and bandwidth. If you send details of exactly what you need i might be able to help, but i have never used Asterisk for anything larger then a 1 or 2 users at the same time Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk

Re: [backstage] BBC announces 3G mobile syndication trial with Orange, Vodafone and 3

2007-03-29 Thread Adam Leach
in the same format (I mean, that's what you are doing anyway...) I doubt it is that easy. Anyway you can always get a Slingbox and then watch any freeview channels. Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/archives/2005/01

[backstage] Google Developer Day

2007-04-11 Thread Adam Leach
Not sure if anyone has mentioned, but Google is planning a Developer day on 31st May. Spaces are limited, but you can sign up at http://www.google.com/events/developerday/en_GB/details.html Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http

Re: [backstage] Google Developer Day

2007-04-16 Thread Adam Leach
There are a few extra places released if your quick. http://services.google.com/events/developerday_rsvp-en_GB Adam Mr I Forrester wrote: Damm I missed it! Wow they really cranked this up a notch this year!!! Ian Adam Leach wrote: Not sure if anyone has mentioned, but Google is planning

[backstage] TV-Anytime Feeds

2007-05-21 Thread Adam Leach
Hiya, Over the weekend something seems to have gone wrong with the TV Anytime feeds as all the data files are extremely small and contain no program info. Could someone have a look and give the server a kick Thanks Adam For example more 20070521BBCOne_* :: 20070521BBCOne_cr.xml

[backstage] TuneMyFeeds

2007-06-01 Thread Adam Burt
with my RSS feeds on the move. It's free so if you fancy give it a spin :) Have a good weekend. Cheers Adam - 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: http://www.mail

Re: [backstage] Getting Recipe Data

2007-06-04 Thread Adam Leach
the necessary rights from individual chefs, which is doubtful TBH. sorry... How about a searchable rss feed or similar that returns links to the specific recipes. This would be useful in other areas like Top Gear review of cars where it might be useful to link directly to the information. Adam

Re: [backstage] TV Anytime Data

2007-06-13 Thread Adam Leach
Excellent, thanks Chris Newell wrote: At 07:47 13/06/2007, Adam Leach wrote: The TV Anytime data file is a zero byte file today. Could you please investigate. http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/feeds/tvradio/ http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/feeds/tvradio/20070613.tar.gz Adam, Problem noted and fixed

Re: [backstage] DRM does not work... what next?

2007-06-15 Thread Adam Sampson
technology, even if we don't use it. I don't like paying more money to make something less useful. -- Adam Sampson [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://offog.org/ - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/archives

[backstage] TV Anytime Data

2007-06-20 Thread Adam Leach
.tar.gz Thanks Adam - 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: http://www.mail-archive.com/backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk/

Re: [backstage] Project Kangaroo - what's the point?

2007-06-21 Thread Adam Bowie
I don't think there's a set-top box involved. Surely it's just early discussions to try to achieve a single downloading architecture across all the UK broadcasters? At the moment I have to download one app. for the BBC, another for 4od, another for Sky Anytime and goodness knows what for Five,

Re: [backstage] Project Kangaroo - what's the point?

2007-06-21 Thread Adam Bowie
On 6/21/07, David Woodhouse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 2007-06-21 at 15:47 +0100, Adam Bowie wrote: A single solution would be sensible in the long run. No. A selection of _open_, interoperable solutions would be sensible. As a user, I don't want to have install a new piece

Re: [backstage] No TV-Anytime Data today

2007-06-22 Thread Adam Leach
Nah, its not that bad. The service has worked perfectly for ages, but the server must be having issues at the moment. Phil Winstanley wrote: Perhaps we should rename it TV-Sometimes ? :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Adam Leach

[backstage] No TV-Anytime Data today

2007-06-22 Thread Adam Leach
Hi, There is no TV Anytime data today :-( Could someone give the server a kick. Thanks Adam - 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: http://www.mail-archive.com

[backstage] backstage feed on .Mac Reader

2007-07-01 Thread Adam Burt
Over the weekend I thought I'd take a look at the backstage feed on .Mac Reader, the site that renders RSS feeds on the iPhone for you. As the iPhone not out over here I've desied to use FireFox instead. The fist two articales have not renerd to well on the listing of articales as you'll see from

Re: [backstage] backstage feed on .Mac Reader

2007-07-02 Thread Adam Burt
I came across this fun little app today iPhoney :) http://www.marketcircle.com/iphoney/ On 7/2/07, Christopher Woods [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yep, someone had put it on their twitter page - interesting that the one you posted in differs slightly, here's the one I found: iPhone User Agent:

[backstage] O2 - iPhone deal - UK

2007-07-04 Thread Adam Burt
It looks like O2 have the iPhone in deal in the bag for the UK... http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/telecoms/article2028678.ece Cheers Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/archives/2005

Re: [backstage] BBC TV and Radio 7-day listing

2007-07-07 Thread Adam Leach
Thanks Andrew, I've been meaning to change my web site to use the api, but that gives me a chance to enjoy the weekend of sport. Adam Andrew McParland wrote: Sorry, we've been having a few problems. For the moment you can find a more up to date set of TV-Anytime schedule data files

Re: [backstage] feeds with icons or pictures?

2007-07-22 Thread Adam Leach
Jonathan, You asked a similar question a year ago when the rights of images was disscussed. Perhaps you might want to check the archives. Adam ~:'' ありがとうございました。 wrote: Davy, the quality of images used as links is unlikely to present a rights issue. in fact fair use probably covers

[backstage] Can we have a developer mailing list?

2007-07-29 Thread Adam Leach
becoming a BBC Bashing list. Adam - 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: http://www.mail-archive.com/backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk/

Re: [backstage] iPlayer Today?

2007-07-31 Thread Adam Leach
, provided it satisfies the criteria Platform Neutral. The BBC's claim We had no choice but to use MS DRM is clearly false as there where 2 perfectly good options. What are these two perfectly good options that could provide the same fuctionality as Microsoft DRM Kontiki. Adam - Sent via

Re: [backstage] O2 wins Apple iPhone deal - at a hefty price

2007-09-17 Thread Adam Lindsay
as interested in managing already-sold devices. Speaking more anecdotally, I know that O2 is likely to get my wife's custom with the iPhone, and I'm likely to follow, eventually. adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/archives

[backstage] iPhone SDK news

2007-10-17 Thread Adam Lindsay
http://www.apple.com/hotnews/ Native third party applications on the iPhone (and iPod touch) will be enabled via an SDK as of February 2008. - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/archives/2005/01/mailing_list.html.

Re: [backstage] iPlayer usage

2007-10-17 Thread Adam Lindsay
nick richards wrote: Hi guys, I saw a del.icio.us post from Tom Coates earlier asking how many people actualy *use* the iPlayer: I went back and noticed that the original poster's question wasn't answered: are there any plans to reveal statistics on iPlayer usage? adam - Sent via

Re: [backstage] iPhone Apple opens up iPhone to app developers

2007-10-18 Thread Adam Lindsay
is an API alone the full SDK toolchain that is needed (and, now, promised). adam - 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: http://www.mail-archive.com/backstage

Re: [backstage] Use of Tinyurl in Emails

2007-11-05 Thread Adam Lindsay
Martin Deutsch wrote: But if you're talking well-designed URLs for journey planning, see: http://www.traintimes.org.uk/cardiff/birmingham/8:00 Thank you for that site pointer. An excellent example, and a great one to bookmark! adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group

Re: [backstage] Use of Tinyurl in Emails

2007-11-07 Thread Adam Lindsay
as normal, and reject on matches from a dictionary. adam - 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: http://www.mail-archive.com/backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk/

[backstage] Advertising on the BBC Website

2007-12-08 Thread Adam Leach
in the UK. It looks like for some reason i was redirected to http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/ and that appears to be displaying adverts to everyone when they are available. If you access that you will see while the page loads there is a big white box at the top where adverts appear. Adam - Sent via

[backstage] iPlayer and TV Anytime Feeds

2007-12-12 Thread Adam Leach
Hi, With the annoucement that iPlayer is apparently going live on Christmas day, are there any plans to provide links to the programs on iPlayer in the TV-Anytime data feeds. Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk

Re: [backstage] iPlayer search problem

2007-12-28 Thread Adam Leach
indication if the program has got signing as there doesn't appear to be any clear indications in either iPlayer or the programmes pages. Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/archives/2005/01/mailing_list.html

Re: [backstage] iPlayer search problem

2007-12-28 Thread Adam Leach
Michael Smethurst wrote: hi adam pips (the database behind both iplayer and /programmes) allows an episode to have multiple 'versions'. each of these versions can have associated on demand availability. and each version has a 'derivation reason' which may be: lengthened, shortened, signed

Re: [backstage] BBC iplayer on exotic devices

2008-01-05 Thread Adam Leach
is actually in there Firebug is great for tasks like this. The following seems to return an ip, so perhaps it is the method Akamai use for determining the nearest server for streaming the videos. http://cp41752.edgefcs.net/fcs/ident Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group

[backstage] BBC Support page

2008-03-09 Thread Adam Leach
Just trying to find a support page as i've got a number of errors when accessing the weather page and i've come across this http://www.bbc.co.uk/support/ Shame it isn't a live stream, we could see what the Internet operations are upto. Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group

Re: [backstage] Xinhua Doctored BBC Screenshot?

2008-03-24 Thread Adam Leach
A quick check of the Google cache would have told you it has changed and the screen shot is valid. Google claim they crawled the site at 17 Mar 2008 13:09:39 GMT. http://64.233.183.104/search?q=cache%3Ahttp% 3A//news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/7300312.stm Adam On Mon, 2008-03-24 at 23

Re: [backstage] Embracing the torrent of online video

2008-03-26 Thread Adam Leach
On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 23:46 +, James Cridland wrote: * Yes, yes, RealPlayer. I'm working on it, though, for radio. Expect to see changes in May. Does this mean we might finally get something similar to the streams that are provided by Virgin Radio, ie MP3 streaming? Of course Ogg streams

RE: [backstage] Zattoo - live streaming BBC channels

2008-05-20 Thread Adam Hatia
FWIW, I think not everyone is the same in this regard. Personally, I also prefer to watch a clear picture with picture sound breaking up occasionally than every programme behind a snow scene, no matter how perfect the audio might be. I'd rather just listen to the radio if the latter was the

RE: [backstage] Spam was Thinking Digital conference

2008-05-23 Thread Adam Leach
to the Thinking Digital website. I suggest you research relevant sites and contact them appropriately instead of spamming mailing lists with the same message multiple times. Adam Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 14:20:08 +0100 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk Subject: Re

RE: [backstage] BBC Look East HTML rich newsletter

2008-06-05 Thread Adam Hatia
to generate size-efficient HTML emails that use the stylesheets from the website (though obviously, the path to the css file needs to be a full absolute URL) - do you still have an email client that doesn't support CSS, if so, what is it? Adam From: [EMAIL

RE: [backstage] BBC Look East HTML rich newsletter

2008-06-05 Thread Adam Hatia
: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Butterworth Sent: 05 June 2008 09:07 To: backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk Subject: Re: [backstage] BBC Look East HTML rich newsletter Adam, However many mail clients don't support the automatic (or even manual) loading for CSS files

RE: [backstage] BBC Look East HTML rich newsletter

2008-06-05 Thread Adam Hatia
I agree that offering your audience the option of viewing either a text-only or html version is ideal. This can partly be achieved (email client support permitting) by including both the HTML version and the text-only version as alternate MIME parts. At least that way anyone who actually

Re: [backstage] RealPlayer banished Toady!

2008-06-13 Thread Adam Sampson
the existing RealMedia-based thing does. -- Adam Sampson [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://offog.org/ - 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: http

Re: [backstage] Use visualisations of audio in your mashups!

2008-06-19 Thread Adam Lindsay
Alia, Again, that looks nifty. For my thinking, though, I'd be much more drawn to the feature vectors that you're extracting, especially as it could possibly be combined with: http://developer.echonest.com/docs/analyze Any possibility of this happening? adam Alia Sheikh wrote: Hi again

Re: [backstage] Use visualisations of audio in your mashups!

2008-06-19 Thread Adam Lindsay
Coool. That, indeed, is flap-worthy. I think I need to find a proper sleeping bag now. adam Alia Sheikh wrote: Hi Adam, sounds like you've read the white paper?:) so the current flap is about this promise we've made on the website: At this web page http://mprr.kw.bbc.co.uk/cgi-bin/vis

Re: [backstage] So was *this* what Mr. Cridland was referring to recently?

2008-06-26 Thread Adam Lindsay
sell software based on it, not simply lying back and collecting on past IP... adam - 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: http://www.mail-archive.com/backstage

RE: [backstage] New Government APIs (plus win 20k to develop your mashup idea)

2008-07-02 Thread Adam Hatia
On the subject of open maps (or not so in the case of the OS), you might be interested in this project: http://openstreetmap.org/ (the idea being to create open free to use street map data) From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf

[backstage] UNSUBSCRIBE ME PLEAS£!

2008-07-04 Thread Adam Hatia
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Richard Lockwood Sent: 04 July 2008 10:24 To: backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk Subject: Re: [backstage] Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 16:40:58 +0100 Have you ever

RE: [backstage] Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 16:40:58 +0100

2008-07-04 Thread Adam Hatia
I wish I could be excluded from this banal tit-for-tat kids game! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Fred Phillips Sent: 04 July 2008 15:33 To: backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk Subject: Re: [backstage] Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 16:40:58 +0100 On Fri

RE: [backstage] BBC iPlayer - why the missing TV channel?

2008-07-10 Thread Adam Hatia
It claims to be true 1280x720 @24fps... http://vimeo.com/help/hd ... But wait, it can't really be HD... can it? Yes! It's real, true, actual high definition. No tricks. Some other sites (we won't name names) and even a few major media producers have been offering low resolution video as HD

RE: [backstage] BBC iPlayer - why the missing TV channel?

2008-07-11 Thread Adam Hatia
Inferior to Sky HD / Freesat / Virgin V+ then (broadcast at 1080i25), or is the compression lower? From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Butterworth Sent: 11 July 2008 11:10 To: backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk Subject: Re:

RE: [backstage] BBC iPlayer - why the missing TV channel?

2008-07-11 Thread Adam Hatia
Does anyone know of any study results or resources on perceived quality comparisons between various resolutions (e.g. 1080i25 vs 720p50) encodings?   -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Steve Jolly Sent: 11 July 2008 12:49 To:

RE: [backstage] BBC iPlayer - why the missing TV channel?

2008-07-11 Thread Adam Hatia
Very interesting - many thanks! Hans Hoffman has done some research in this area for the EBU: http://www.ebu.ch/en/technical/trev/trev_308-hdtv.pdf has some early qualitative opinions in, and there's a presentation of his more recent, quantitative work at

Re: [backstage] TV Feeds

2008-07-22 Thread Adam Leach
On Tue, 2008-07-22 at 17:21 +0100, Andrew McParland wrote: Adam, Server kicked! Thanks Brian is right that moving forward getting data from /programmes is probably a better idea as this is a supported BBC service rather than our temporary (ahem), experimental TV-Anytime file service

Re: [backstage] Track Playing (http://www.trackplaying.com)

2008-08-22 Thread Adam Lindsay
-at-Mashed08-but-just-deployed-today Twitter bot at: http://twitter.com/recomme adam Chris Riley wrote: Hi all I've written a new mashup - http://www.trackplaying.com http://www.trackplaying.com/ - it displays information about the track currently playing on the radio.* It takes data from BBC

Re: [backstage] Track Playing (http://www.trackplaying.com)

2008-08-22 Thread Adam Lindsay
Erp, I hate self-repliers. I just re-read Chris's message from 1 August, which gave some URLs. James Cridland's disclaimers and promises of what were to come put me off relying on them deploying http://recom.me/ adam Adam Lindsay wrote: Wow! Looks good. I've not been tracking backstage

[backstage] Head Conference

2008-10-24 Thread Adam Leach
Is anyone going to any of the Head Conference Hubs? Adam - 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: http://www.mail-archive.com/backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk/

Re: [backstage] [ORG-discuss] DRM Free BBC Content on GNU/Linux (Ubuntu)

2008-11-02 Thread Adam Leach
testing stream video has gone, that was a great example of high quality video streaming and a decent cartoon. Adam On Sat, 2008-11-01 at 10:58 +, Mr I Forrester wrote: http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/news/archives/2008/11/george_wright_r.html Video and Writing for everyone... enjoy! On Thu, 2008

Re: [backstage] Flash everywhere

2008-11-19 Thread Adam Leach
technologies. They are increasing the availability of Flash as there is an alpha version of Flash 10 for 64-bit Linux that you can download from http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/ Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http

RE: [backstage] Dailysnooze Vista Gadgets

2008-11-22 Thread Adam Leach
/telewest_fasthosts/) Anyone able to recommend a decent UK host? Adam - 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: http://www.mail-archive.com/backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk/

Re: [backstage] iPlayer caching

2008-12-18 Thread Adam Leach
(http://tinyurl.com/5stc6v) . Shame there doesn't seem to be many programs available for download yet. I'm really impressed with the AIR client, shame you can't browse an available list of programs in the app. Thanks Adam - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe

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