First GDP Call today: open

Jeremiah Foster jeremiah.foster at pelagicore.com
Wed Jan 13 06:52:40 EST 2016


On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 12:28 PM, James Thomas <james.thomas at codethink.co.uk
> wrote:

> On 13/01/16 09:33, Jeremiah Foster wrote:
> > WebEx is difficult to use. Not just on Linux (where it is possible but
> > suboptimal) but on many platforms. Is it possible to investigate other
> > channels that would also be significantly less expensive for GENIVI?
>
> +1.
>
> > There
> > are a number of tools that use WebRTC for example where you can trivially
> > have a telco and share your screen without the very heavy, network
> > intensive WebEx tool. Things like Google Hangouts, appear.in and
> talky.io
> > are examples of tools I've tested in the GENIVI Open Source calls with
> some
> > success.
>
> Does Google Hangouts still require you download a proprietary plugin? I
> don't
> think it would be ideal to move from one solution to another that still
> requires
> you download propritary add-ons (albeit smaller ones...)
>

To be honest, I don't really know. I don't use Hangouts that much, but I
think its popular and permitted in corporate locations. I agree with you,
we should avoid as much as possible proprietary plugins, it should be easy
to use.

Cheers,

Jeremiah
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