was 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 split a single stream into chunks and provide
associated metadata with each section.
str: as its
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
bothas its value, and it can be a subelement of either
videoimplies a video, regardless of the presence of a soundtrack.
bothimplies a mixture of video and audio items, and hence is used 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 encoded.