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Message 1812 - Posted: 10 Oct 2013, 23:46:11 UTC

Hi Everyone,

I've been generating videos with varying segment lengths (5, 10 and 20 minutes). Do people have any preference as to video length? If you wanted I could add a user preference to have a minimum and maximum time for video length. Or is the general consensus that 20 minute long videos is just too much?

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Message 1814 - Posted: 11 Oct 2013, 5:55:21 UTC - in response to Message 1812.

A user preference would be excellent!

Or we could select an area with one to three nests that would have all longer videos.

Would it be possible to be served them in chronological order?

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Message 1815 - Posted: 11 Oct 2013, 7:04:23 UTC - in response to Message 1814.

I would like to have the videos as long as possible. But first of all, I want plover videos!
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Message 1831 - Posted: 14 Oct 2013, 19:01:32 UTC

The longer, the better. When you come to think of it, a lot of time is wasted waiting for the next page to load. If I can watch 30 minute or longer videos, I'd be blazing through them, and I'm sure many others would as well. Of course, I'm not sure how much would be too much, as far as answering the questions goes. Not everyone would think to put an interesting event timestamp into the video comments.

That being said, I think the default should remain at 3 minutes regardless, so that the work doesn't seem too daunting for new users, and have higher lengths optional for users who want to do more.

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Message 1832 - Posted: 15 Oct 2013, 0:04:49 UTC - in response to Message 1814.

A user preference would be excellent!

Or we could select an area with one to three nests that would have all longer videos.

Would it be possible to be served them in chronological order?


I'll see if Susan would like them be fed out in chronological order, I think this is mostly possible (some segments might be skipped if they've already been watched and validated however).


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