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

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 23:42:58 UTC 2014


+1000

I think also it is not unreasonable to expect that those who want to
participate in the meeting remotely could do so by IRC.


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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