elevator pitch: it's a bash script that assembles video entries from a collection of rss feeds into a "local access UHF television station" stream at crappy resolution, with optional custom titling of the videos and station idents via json or some bullshit, updated every 24 hours with a new rotation of videos for the broadcast day
@firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com bashisms aside, this is the perfect candidate for a tiny shell script. three lines, max. you grok for mp4's or whatever, idk how rss presents this sort of media, shovel it in to vlc (telling it to randomize it, ofc), and vlc already lets you control the transcoding process.
all that being said, i've never once gotten vlc transcoding to work whatsoever. so. good luck with that poorly drawn diagram on the back of a napkin.
@djsundog That's the hellish thing jwz keeps running for his bar video. Apparently breaks all the time.
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