[wp-hackers] Structured Blogging?

Alex Andrews awgandrews at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 01:16:24 GMT 2007

On 09/09/2007, Stephane Daury <wordpress at tekartist.org> wrote:
> On Sep 08, 2007, at 20:55, Stephane Daury wrote:
> >
> > On Sep 08, 2007, at 10:15, Alex Andrews wrote:
> >
> >> [edit]
> >
> >> Its called Ribcage and allows you to content manage the elements
> >> common to any record company eg artists, releases, tracks, and allow
> >> for the streaming of music (m3u, xsfp), downloading of it and
> >> purchasing of it as physical releases over paypal. Multiple file
> >> types
> >> for download eg FLAC etc. It is specifically designed for a Creative
> >> Commons based company I am working on called Records On Ribs, but
> >> hopefully eventually it will be able to be used by anyone - single
> >> artists, paid for downloads.
> >>
> >> If you want to throw in with the project (this goes for anyone) I
> >> would love it, as my skills aren't incredibly hot and I am stuggling
> >> with doing a good admin interface - I'll set up a Trac etc.
> >> Struggling
> >> in particular with allowing uploads easily and zipping files on the
> >> fly. GPLed of course.
> >
> > You know what, gimme a day or two, and I'll get back to you on that.
> > I'm not sure I have time right now (maybe I'll get tempted ;) but
> > let me see if my friend is interested in helping out.
> PS: if you want to see some code that might help you out, you could
> check out my old web-based streaming jukebox project and take some of
> the bits you need (GPL).
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/netjuke
> The above site and source is historical only, since the codebase has
> been merged into the Jinzora project in 2003, but there might be some
> nuggets you can use.
> We'll go off thread for the rest since we're a bit off topic now. :)
> Stephane

The project looks smart, as does Jinzora. The code in Ribcage for
streaming, as you can see on the Trac, is fairly minimal. All it does
it print templates of the various stream types and force a browser to
download them. Works though...


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