[thelist] embedding (?) audio

Christian Heilmann codepo8 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 07:14:28 CDT 2005

On 7/22/05, Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at speakeasy.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-07-21 at 19:23 -0700, Bill Scheider wrote:
> > Would someone point me in the direction of some good online resources or
> > share some advice about how to go about this, how complex (or easy) it might
> > be (I've been designing sites only for about two years and just completed my
> > first all-CSS site about a month ago), and maybe some problems I can
> > anticipate? (I may not have been designing sites long, but it's long enough
> > to know I better anticipate problems!).
> It's pretty simple:
>     1. Upload music file to server
>     2. In the appropriate HTML document, add: <a
>        href="mysong.ogg">Listen to my song</a> (adjust as appropriate)
> This will work 100% of the time and is valid HTML, unlike other proposed
> solutions.

But it should tell the visitor what it is and how big, to be fully usable.
 <a href="mysong.ogg">Listen to my song (OGG Vorbis,VBR, 5.12MB)</a>

And yes, you want music, and also stream it - use Flash.

Chris Heilmann 
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