Hey @librelounge listeners, what do you think about the idea of renaming episodes to their air date? So instead of Episode 5 it would be December 29, 2018.

@emacsen @librelounge I like the simple enumeration. Dates perhaps will make it easier to find something in the future but I’m not sure. You could have both or have seasons like s01e01 to get something inbetween.

@bjonte @emacsen @librelounge
I think just numbering consecutively is fine.

I see a little of everything. Some use no episode numbers at all, some just number consecutively, some do the season/episode numbers. Some use an abbrev. of the series title in the number, like "LL5 <episode title>" or use the year for the season number, like 2018-05. 🤔 I don't see much advantage of one way over another.

@emacsen @librelounge FWIW, I just checked some of my favorite podcasts like Tell Me Something I Don't Know, Freakonomics, Lexicon Valley, Strong Songs, Hidden Brain, etc. None of them use dates or numbers, just titles.

@emacsen @librelounge full on star dates, but use a TARDIS to post them out of order :)

If dates are doing to be used, then please a sortable format

@emacsen @librelounge since the exact date is perhaps not so important, but after multiple seasons the year will become more relevant and less apparent, a hybrid approach like S2018E05 might be worth considering

@emacsen @librelounge How about semantic versioning inspired? 0.01, 0.02, 1.00, 1.01, etc.

Also for dates here's a vote for ISO 8601, e.g. 2019-02-08 😉


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