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

jarrod hicks hicksu at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 05:06:32 UTC 2014


The consensus item that approved streaming weekly meetings was only for audio.

On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 5:29 PM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wait, are we talking about setting up a two-way communication bridge,
> or just streaming "out" from Noisebridge?
>
> And while we're on the topic: I would have a HUGE problem with video
> communication in this context.  It's overkill for the purpose of
> extending the meeting to those who can't physically be present, and
> it's a safety/privacy hazard.  (References gladly provided upon
> request.)
>
> --Naomi
>
>
> 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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