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Post by plaidsicle » September 8th, 2017, 8:32 am

that is interesting...
if only if only I had time to study PG and LV for my dissertation. so much to learn!
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Post by Cori » September 8th, 2017, 9:27 am

Anne's nailed that one, their early books are all Frankentexts. In the beginning of PG, there was no interest in using a single edition of a work -- it didn't seem to matter, I guess, as long as it was readable in general. So those texts are patched together out of various versions, and could relate to a particular publication date, or a mix of editions, or even never quite have been published in that form (thinking of books with mistakes silently corrected, for example.)

Later, especially with DP coming along, there was more interest in creating an archive for academic use and study, not just for casual readers, and so the edition information became much more relevant, and is especially common to be included in DP projects.

I definitely like to record from known editions where I can, though I'd not go so far as to read from the scanned pages (which is the ultimate way to know which edition you're reading from) unless I had no choice.
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Post by Kangaroo692 » September 8th, 2017, 6:11 pm

plaidsicle wrote:I think this new podcast episode will be #145, right? the new year's podcast slated for that number never came out, unless I completely missed it.
I'd like to apologize for never getting that out... there were some things I was missing and couldn't complete it. I still have some of the submitted material for that podcast, if someone wants to do one at the end of this year.

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Post by MagicMan » December 13th, 2017, 7:51 am

It seems as if the Podcast project has faded out, or in the Podcasting world, it's called Podfad. Pity. :(

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Post by plaidsicle » December 27th, 2017, 11:26 am

it is sad! we may not ever return to the good old weekly podcast days...

I am still working on at least one more podcast episode, though...
my November/December were much crazier than I thought they would be. hopefully I can finish up the thing in the next few weeks.
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Post by Cori » January 1st, 2018, 11:34 am

I think 'PodFad' is unfair ... it did run solidly from 2006-2010, and most fads don't boast 146 episodes. :9:

146?! Really?! Yes! Here's today's short & sweet show: https://librivox.org/2018/01/01/librivo ... -new-year/
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Post by TriciaG » January 1st, 2018, 11:56 am

Love it! Brought to us by the letters N and Y, eh?

Short and sweet - goes to show that a LV podcast doesn't have to be long and elaborate.
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Post by plaidsicle » January 2nd, 2018, 3:07 pm

I got a chance to listen today and I loved it! thank you to everyone in it, and to Cori especially.

(I am still poking at the edits on the LV-then-and-now podcast idea I was working on ... it'll be ready sometime... I promise!)
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Post by MagicMan » January 7th, 2018, 7:55 pm

Cori wrote:
January 1st, 2018, 11:34 am
I think 'PodFad' is unfair ... it did run solidly from 2006-2010, and most fads don't boast 146 episodes. :9:

146?! Really?! Yes! Here's today's short & sweet show: https://librivox.org/2018/01/01/librivox-community-podcast-146-happy-new-year/
I meant no disrespect whatsoever. Podfad is a common phrase in 2017-2018 and has even been added into the urban dictionary. It also has no time limit or amount of episodes associated with its meaning.
When a podcast begins putting out episodes more and more sporadically and at greater intervals. Typically begins with only one episode missed, but if a podcast isn't careful, it can compound, sometimes as severe as one podcast every other month. Podfade often leads to podcast death. Many podcasts deny their podfade until it is too late.
I read a post in this thread dated back in June of last year, that lead me to my conclusions. Again, I meant no disrespect. :thumbs:

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