[Noisebridge-discuss] Streaming Noisebridge meetings [help needed]

Jeffrey Carl Faden jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 01:05:33 UTC 2014


Huh? You installed it as an extension? You don't need to do that.

Simply go to Google+ and choose "Hangouts" from the menu. You can begin a
"Hangouts on Air" that will allow you to livestream and save to YouTube. No
extensions necessary for you or your viewers.

Jeffrey


On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 5:02 PM, Romy Ilano <romy at snowyla.com> wrote:

> Well FYI I installed Google Hangouts on my Google Chrome browser... and
> it's extremely intrusive!
>
> The Google Hangouts app instantly (without me setting permissions) stuck
> itself into my general menu bar, launches itself whenever I start my Chrome
> browser, and interrupts my day with messages from people... I don't
> remember opting in.
>
> Luckily it's easy to turn these settings off.  I wouldn't have minded them
> if I had remembered consciously opting in, but I don't remember doing that.
>
> I enjoy using the service enough with my friend so I will not unsintall it.
>
> I can imagine how angry people would be with me if I required them to
> install this service into their own browsers, especially if they are
> open-source people.
>
>
>
> =============================
>
> Romy Ilano
> romy at snowyla.com
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 11:47 AM, Adrian Chadd <adrian.chadd at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> .. [snip Naomi's great points]
>>
>> And to be honest, one of the big failings from the open source crowd
>> was to create a video streaming/collaboration solution that was easy
>> to use an multi-platform. There were LInux only solutions for the
>> longest time based on open standards / codecs, but (a) they were
>> always fiddly to setup, (b) they didn't bother hacking on NAT
>> (because, and I remember this bullshit clearly, there were pro "ipv6
>> is everywhere, fuck NAT" discussions circa 2001..) and (c) they didn't
>> bother with Windows or the emerging Mac platforms.
>>
>> So, I highly encourage porting / implementing replacement
>> collaborative video chat services. Chrome has a perfectly good plugin
>> infrastructure for writing this stuff and now browsers support video,
>> audio and webcam data themselves. Yet I've still not seen any sane,
>> open source, easy to use, multi platform solution. They tend to be
>> built as part of a startup and get bought out .. :-)
>>
>>
>> -a
>>
>
>
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