Opened 3 months ago

Last modified 3 months ago

#5605 new enhancement

Atom feed compatibility with podcatchers

Reported by: thomzane Owned by:
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Description

Has anyone modified the atom feed to point to the actual files for download? It would be nice to have the feeds compatible with podcatchers. This would work best with audio and video feeds.

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comment:1 Changed 3 months ago by Ben Sturmfels

A quick web search turned up https://github.com/sebastiansam55/gmgpodcast. It's quite old, but could be somewhere to start?

comment:2 Changed 3 months ago by thomzane

It should be possible to add the original file reference (media.media_files.original) to the atom generator (mediagoblin/listings/views.py) to make all of the atom feeds work for podcatchers since they usually work for audio and video.

comment:3 in reply to:  2 Changed 3 months ago by Ben Sturmfels

Replying to thomzane:

It should be possible to add the original file reference (media.media_files.original) to the atom generator (mediagoblin/listings/views.py) to make all of the atom feeds work for podcatchers since they usually work for audio and video.

For sure, though you may want to use the transcoded version of the audio or video to provide a smaller download than the original file.

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