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

Ronald Cotoni setient at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 23:02:48 UTC 2014


Tom, what do you need me to do?  I am down with setting up an icecast
server.  I even have a server with massive amounts of bandwidth (two
actually) in germany and france.


On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 2:18 PM, Carlos Sosa <gnusosa at gnusosa.net> wrote:

> Adrian Chadd <adrian.chadd at gmail.com> writes:
>
> > .. [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
>
> I agree with the points made by Adrian Chad and Naomi Most. I don't
> understand what's the point of using services out there, when we can
> host, and work on projects that are proven to work for what we want to
> solve.
>
> Why do people insist on using alternatives to FLOSS projects?
> Noisebridge doesn't care about the practicality of said services. It's a
> shame that people want to make use of such services for a Hackerspace.
>
> With that said, the consesus was only for the streaming of the audio of
> the meetings not on a collaborative audio conference. If you want to
> participate on the meeting, go to the meeting.
>
> Can we stop the discussion and start working on these? the ones that
> actually want to work on these.
>
> Thanks to everybody for all your suggestions.
>
> - Carlos Sosa
>
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Ronald Cotoni
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