Hello,

This is one of the areas when SMIL would be useful.

(For those who don't know what SMIL is...) SMIL is a markup language like HTML.  But designed with our type of stuff in mind.

With it, swap out a song (in SMIL) as easily as you could swap out an image (in HTML).


See ya

On 4/24/06, andrew michael baron <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
We are not having a problem at all right now, but I always think
about this with regards to our theme song that we have adopted, "Zoom
a Little Zoom".

It came from an album called "Space Songs" with Tom Glazer, a popular
1940's folk musician:
http://www.acme.com/jef/singing_science/

Unlike the rest of the albums in the six-LP set produced around the
same time, this album experienced a lapse in copyright and for some
reason, perhaps accidentally (I think they simply forgot at the
time), the album entered into the public domain.

Today, as we have adopted the song for Rocketboom, the song seems to
be "at risk" of becoming more associated with Rocketboom than it's
original context. We also often use the other songs in the album to
tie in our own thematic.

Its just something I'm curious about; I wouldn't want to go back and
take down or edit out all that music in the future.



On Apr 24, 2006, at 3:44 AM, Andreas Haugstrup wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Apr 2006 09:24:02 +0200, JD Lasica <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi Andrew, it's too bad your email query didn't get more thoughtful
>> responses here. I suspect it's because it's largely a legal question,
>> and most of us aren't lawyers. Be that as it may ...
>
> I usually don't mind giving my opinion even though I'm not a
> lawyer, but
> when I saw Andrew's email last night the issue struck me as
> particulary
> confusing/complex. I don't know what my opinion is. :o)
>
>> Shall I ask my lawyer friends to weigh in? :~)
>
> I'd love to hear what they have to say.
>
> --
> Andreas Haugstrup Pedersen
> <URL: http://www.solitude.dk/ >
> Commentary on media, communication, culture and technology.



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