process of easing the consumption of AudIo content via RSS
named after the IPod
Dave Winer, Adam Curry heavily involved
Doc Searls explains - http://garage.docsearls.com/node/view/462
What is its essence (to me)?
- eliminating perceived latency in receiving large/binary files by pre-fetching them based on a channel-subscription model.
Some origins: links from Dave Winer's archives - at what point does this really become PodCasting? Based on my previous point, I'd say from the very beginning
Oct31'2000 Virtual Bandwidth - Adam wants the Internet to be Everyman's broadcast medium, to route around TV and radio broadcast networks, with no compromise in quality.
Jan11'2001 Payloads For Rss - focused on video
Jan19'2001 Adam keeps plopping cool stuff into my enclosures folder. This morning I watched a short movie called The Battle of the Sexes.
Jan29'2003 How to support enclosures
Jan31'2003 I just watched a movie of Adam's family playing Monopoly from his payload channel.
Oct7'2003 The recent interviews, Curry, Rosen, Apcar and Jarvis are in the special RSS feed with enclosures.