Fedora TV is ready to go!
herlo1 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 02:17:11 UTC 2008
On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 1:14 PM, Jonathan Roberts
<jonrob at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> I've attached the announcement I've drafted for my blog below.
> Opinions are welcome :) I'd also like to push this to f-announce-list
> too, if possible. In a short while too, I was going to create a video
> to stick in the channel saying welcome - though it won't be any thing
> exciting, just my ugly mug recorded via my webcam, any brighter ideas
> are welcome!
> What is it?
> A way for our community to easily share video and audio related to
> Fedora with each other - the mechanism we've chosen to do this is an
> RSS feed that also exists as a channel in Miro.
> How do I watch?
> You can install Miro and subscribe to the Fedora TV channel. You can
> also add the RSS feed to any feed reader or suitable podcatching
> client. I'm personally using Banshee for my podcast needs these days
> as it has great video support and if you're a Gnome user is really
> nice to use :)
> The feed URL is http://jonrob.fedorapeople.org/fedora-tv.xml
> Can I submit my own videos?
> Yes! We want this to be a community channel where any Fedora community
> members can submit their content. So if you've created a screen cast
> tutorial, an interview, a podcast, a promo video or anything else
> Fedora related we want you to submit it to us. The only conditions for
> it's inclusion in the feed is that it's:
> 1. on topic
> 2. in an open format such as OGG Theora/Vorbis
> 3. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike license
Is 'signed the CLA' assumed?
> To let us know about your video head over to our Trac instance where
> you can login with your FAS account details and file a new ticket for
> each video you'd like to include. This way we can review your
> submission to make sure the above conditions are all met. If we decide
> that a video isn't suitable, we'll let you know in the ticket so all
> conversations of this manner are open and everyone can have their
> voices heard :)
> At the moment you need to find somewhere to keep your video file as we
> don't have dedicated hosting. For the time being, you might want to
> try using your Fedora People space.
> What still needs doing?
> A better way for us to update the feed. At the minute I maintain the
> feed, and as you can imagine this is not entirely ideal. We'd like to
> fix this and find an automatic way for this to happen, but we can
> tackle that in the future.
> A better place for feed videos to be stored.
> I'd also really like to have a place to tie all of our marketing
> activities together, and I hope we'll have this in the not too distant
> What do I plan to do for the channel?
> My usual series of developer interviews. Yeah, I'm original, I know...
> I challenge everyone else in the community to come up with something
See my comment above, otherwise it sounds great. JonRob, you rock
man. I'll be working on some new videos in the near future. Watch
for gnome-do, ssh keys and more.
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