Livecode Podcast Player

JeeJeeStudio jeejeestudio at
Fri Oct 23 04:37:45 EDT 2020

So in fact it needs to retrieve a list of podcast streams, user can pick a
stream, and then it has to play like an mp3 player. Can be done with either
the browser or audio player right?

Op vr 23 okt. 2020 10:29 schreef David Bovill via use-livecode <
use-livecode at>:

> I guess not - could not find anything in the forums or email thread.
> On 21 Oct 2020, 20:17 +0100, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at>, wrote:
> > You've just hijacked someone's said something last time.
> It's
> > now a totally different subject.
> That’s fine :) It’s kind of related to the general subject of community
> contribution. My understanding is that the general approach to that has not
> helped produce an organised collection of material - whether this is the
> documentation, or the library of Livecode components. There is the usual
> tension between centralised quality control and wiki like easy open
> community contribution.
> I agree with Sean that we can all contribute to this, but a little
> improvement in the architecture that supports such collaboration would also
> help I believe. It is harder than I think necessary to find stacks and code
> related to for instance podcasts and RSS feeds. I’m pretty sure that this
> has been worked on multiple times over the last 10 years, but the
> combination of forum, email, and resource library does not do justice to
> what we could achieve.
> Maybe I’m wrong - and no one has produced a podcast player in Livecode? My
> understanding is that an easy to contribute set of tools that made it
> easier to share stacks and code would help here. As I see it the attempts
> that have been made historically have been somewhat too “closed” for there
> to the right sort of community contribution.
> I can mainly speak for my personal experience, but if I produce this
> podcast player, and various libraries for it - then historically I haven't
> really see a good way to share that. When I come across errors or
> improvements I want to make to the dictionary I don’t really see how, or
> have quite enough faith that my contributions will valued - so I make a
> note to “do that later” and well - don’t.
> There is a form of federated architecture for user contributions that
> looks promising that can help. Essentially the trick is to combine both
> that ability of people to make their own personal notes / changes and
> contributions by forking existing material, while also making it very easy
> to combine these contributions into an editorial synopsis. That way each
> Livecode author wold have a tool for their own personal productivity use,
> and the overall community gets the value of the shared content production.
> Right now the balance between my personal space and the sharing is in an
> unhealthy state of mediation.
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