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On his way, but not quite there.
1. It has to be reliable.
2. This is a means to publish a playlist, not rank plays.
3. A web service interface is a good thing.
Unless I missed something.
But it is a good start. Way to go, Lucas.
Let's add your URI to the news story comments.
That's the way the web works.
Nothing is more powerful than a web page with
an edit button.
From: Bill de hOra [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> Here's an opportunity for a service developer looking for a revenue
> That URI is to a reply to a cnet news.com article about Sony/BMG
> (caught in yet another payola scam). I won't dispute that new media means
> better music; it means more music is available through new media. That's
> a red herring. This guy claims payola is a necessary means to promote
> music because radio program directors don't have enough time to survey.
> They don't. True statement. But his conclusion doesn't follow. In
> an age of web services, Windoze players that automatically rate tunes
> (with very weird results sometimes but that is a different topic), and
> aggregators and podcasts, streams, etc., it seems to me that a service
> for rating plays is a pretty lucrative business and not a very hard
> technical task. Radio directors might subscribe to such a service.
> In fact, considering the problem, the labels might pay for that
> subscription rather than let others do it for them.
> Someone will make money here. Will it be you?
Lucas Gonze is there: http://webjay.org/