Re: [HOME_NETWORK_TF] definitions

Hi Dan,

On Tue, 31 May 2011 16:33:09 +0100, Dan Brickley <> wrote:

> On 31 May 2011 17:22, Matt Hammond <> wrote:
>> As suggested in the conference call, here is a suggestion for an  
>> improved
>> definition of 'programme' for the requirements document:
>> A programme or content comprises a single period of audio visual  
>> content.
> Do you mean "or content item" here? "Content" is usually a mass noun
> in these discussions, isn't it?

"Content item" does seem more accurate.

>> It is usually expected to be labelled in content directories or  
>> television
>> programme guides as a single entity. This might include an episode of a
>> television programme, a radio programme, or a movie.
>> Comments are welcome.
> Sounds ok to me. Does it fit also with
> as far as you know?

That is a minefield :-) My intention with this definition is probably  
closest to po:broadcast or po:episode. As far as I can tell, none of the  
use cases so far seem to show any need (yet) to distinuish which of these  
two it is.


| Matt Hammond
| Research Engineer, BBC R&D, Centre House, London

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