@StevenB I observed some strange behavior today with CurioCaster, I boosted 426 sats and 1422 sats (each one time) around 2022-07-25 18:33 UTC but they seem to have gone through multiple times, looping until it drained my wallet.
I wish I had caught it when it happened I would have tried to get logs of some kind for you
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Yea this is what I was originally talking about, not Fountain (fountain came up later in the thread, I don't actually use fountain). I was against the idea of NATube just adding 20% onto a boost. Now I wouldn't be against this if I (the user) decided the amount in a V4V style. I hope no one thinks I don't want to pay for apps! For something like NATube a monthly subscription might be a better way to go though.
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Switch between high quality video, low quality video, and different media types 🎉
This feature is only available for podcasts that include the alternateEnclosure namespace in their RSS feed.
#api Working on the new "/podcasts/bymedium" endpoint now. Got the table built for it. Now for the code.
There's a few things holding back a RSS music app. One is lack of content. There's just not a lot of RSS feeds using the podcast:medium tag yet, especially with type music. That's a chicken/egg problem, and one I'm less interested in. If we build it, they will come.
The one I am interested in, is there's currently no means for a app to query the Index and only get <podcast:medium> type <music> back. That's key to developing a RSS Music app, maybe one called CurioBlaster
Some lightning enabled musical artists in the Podcast Index that I'm aware of:
* Able & The Wolf [ https://podcastindex.org/podcast/4630863 ]
* Signs Of New Growth [ https://podcastindex.org/podcast/4726273 ]
* Torcon VII [ https://podcastindex.org/podcast/4148683 ]
* Robert Willey [ https://podcastindex.org/search?q=Robert%20Willey ]
* Sam Means [ https://podcastindex.org/podcast/1529389 ]
If anyone knows of any others I missed/not aware of please share...
You're not going to make money on being a routing node for Lightning.
Lightning needs cool use cases, not amateur routing.
“You’re gonna be able to walk into a grocery store, to Whole Foods, to a Chipotle, if you want to use a Lightning node over Tor, you do that,” Mallers said on stage at Bitcoin 2022. “Any online merchant that uses Shopify can accept payments without the 1949 boomer [credit card] network, receive it instantly, cash final, no intermediary, no 3% fee.”
What can the apps do for to help the shorter episodes?
CurioCaster allows you set your rate per podcast, i.e. 100sats/min for a short show, and 10sats/min for a long show,.
I'm also working on something where you can predetermine the value you want to send to the show, and the sats per minute are based on that, so each show could be set at 2000sats per episode, and a short show gets 200sats per minute, and a longer show gets 20sats per minute, but each show gets 2000sats total.
I think it's pretty cool that the app developers all have very similar products, and could see the other devs as competition, but instead just want to give the listeners a good experience, and if that means they like a different app, it's okay, so we all help each other out. It's nice that we all have an attitude of abundance instead of scarcity, and we're all the better for it.
@cottongin Ok, that seems to work. Even the built in php fputcsv function was broken with that text. Putting quotes around the numbers feels icky, but as long as it works I'm going with it. Spent too much time on this already.
Re-exporting everything now...
Sometimes I like to go back and look at old posts to see how far we've come in a year.
This time last year, we were still trying to figure out how to implement lightning payments in apps, and CurioCaster was released.
We've all come a long way in only a year. Very exciting times ahead of us.
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