[ubuntu-uk] Podcast Transcription How-To

Steve Cook yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 27 19:06:03 BST 2008

Dave Walker wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 15:23 +0100, Steve Cook wrote: <SNIP>
>> As this uses transcribe, what do I do with the plain text file I've
>>  produced? I'll redo it with transcribe if need be. (when I've
>> fathomed how to use it.) Apart from that it looks straight forward.
> Hi Steve,
> I think transcriber is a good way to distribute the workload, so far 
> anyway.  We haven't had to worry about bazaar merging mismatched
> commits yet!
> Anyway, you've done the hardest part - actually documenting what was 
> said.  One of the neat things with transcribe is the ability to match
> to a timestamp of the episode, so if you could input your work into 
> transcribe it would be a good idea.  I wouldn't imagine it will take
> as long as the initial transcription, but if you want a hand - let me
> know.
It shouldn't take too long actually. Once I get the segments sorted, I
can copy and paste from my txt file.
Besides it's raining, so I can't mow the lawn. ;-)
I'm going to do a couple of mins transcribing and then have a fiddle 
about with bzr,
as I haven't used it before.


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