yeah, it does make for complications. There are probably methods to do it, like scanning an RSS feed for enclosures attached to an element with a URL matching the page being shared … but how much effort should be expended to share something the creator/owners clearly doesn’t want shared?

This reminds me of the discussions we’ve had a couple of years ago about auto-expanding truncated blog posts in an RSS feed by reading the linked page. Doing this seems to upset authors given that they’ve specifically set the RSS feed to be truncated in an effort to reduce having their content easily scraped. It doesn’t solve the problem at all, but it makes authors feel better. Same should be said for unsharable podcasts 😕

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