designed by me (happily enough) to take care of the additional needs
of anyone who wants to create a feed that points to streaming-media
presentations. You will notice elements for the live
events—start times, end times, and so forth. These can also be
used to split a single stream into chunks and provide associated
metadata with each section.
as its prefix, and
its identifying URI. So, its root element looks like this:
<rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns="http://purl.org/rss/1.0/" xmlns:str="http://hacks.benhammersley.com/rss/streaming/" >
All the elements within
str:type, which can be a subelement of
channel as well. All elements are optional.
This can take
both as its value,
and it can be a subelement of either
video implies a
video, regardless of the presence of a soundtrack.
both implies a mixture of video and audio items,
and hence is for use only within a
The name of any special application required to play back the stream.
The version number of the associated application, if applicable.
The URI for downloading the associated application.
The name of the codec in which the stream is ...