[kwlug-disc] YouTube for audio

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Thu Oct 7 23:15:48 EDT 2010


Yes, many people do that. There are all sorts of playlists on Youtube for
music and what not.

But, wouldn't the bandwidth usage be much more that way than (say) a plain
MP3?

For elections stuff, what Raul says is fine. Everyone knows what Youtube is.

For Music, not so much ...

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 11:03 PM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Have you thought of Youtube itself?
>
> You can create a "video" with a still picture of the candidate as
> background.
>
> Raul Suarez
>
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> --- On Wed, 10/6/10, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:
>
> > From: Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca>
> > Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] YouTube for audio
> > To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> > Received: Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 11:22 PM
> > On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 11:32:58PM
> > -0400, Bob Jonkman wrote:
> > > You'll probably want to set up an account at Jamendo
> > and upload the
> > > music you've composed/performed there: http://jamendo.com/en/upload
> > >
> > As I said to Bob in person, this is not music. It is
> > intended to be
> > audio for these all-candidates meetings.
> >
> > Are there any other suggestions? I am not sure we are going
> > to be able
> > to self-host. archive.org is probably the leading
> > candidate. I would
> > be highly interest in hearing of others (or if you want to
> > offer some
> > high-bandwidth hosting that will kill your bandwidth, that
> > would be
> > cool too.)
> >
> > But since this is political material (and will consist of
> > audio of
> > other people) I am concerned about which licence to use,
> > and I am
> > concerned about the material being on the Internet
> > forever[0].
> >
> > I would like people to download an entire audio stream, and
> > be able to
> > share it if they want on faster sites than archive.org .
> > But I imagine
> > that the candidates might rebel at allowing derivative
> > works, since
> > then people can make mash-ups of their answers and (more
> > importantly)
> > take those answers out of context.
> >
> > I am tempted to say that the highly-restrictive Creative
> > Commons
> > licence with no derivative works, noncommercial usage only
> > and
> > attribution would be the best. I am not sure what the
> > noncommercial
> > buys you, though.
> >
> > If I self-hosted then I would probably leave the audio
> > files up on the
> > Internet until the election, and then take them down. My
> > goal here is
> > to give people who don't attend these meetings information
> > they can
> > use to make a choice on October 25, not necessarily to
> > provide a
> > historical archive of all-candidates debates.
> >
> > I also do not know what the lag time will be for material
> > posted to
> > archive.org . Is it measurable in days? Weeks? Hours?
> >
> > Experiences and/or advice would be welcome. Uploading
> > multimedia is
> > totally new to me.
> >
> > - Paul
> >
> >
> > [0] Yes, once anything gets on the internet it is
> > supposedly out in
> > the world forever. Try reminding me of that when I am
> > looking for a
> > resource that was hosted on a single host that has gone
> > down, and
> > where every other source just points to the original.
> >
> > --
> > http://pnijjar.freeshell.org - Now with Waterloo
> > election info
> >
> > All-candidates meetings Oct 12, 13, 19 at Queen Street
> > Commons; see
> > http://www.theworkingcentre.org/pub/2010/2010-10-allcandidates.pdf
> >
> >
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