First GDP Call today: open

Walt Miner wminer at linuxfoundation.org
Wed Jan 13 07:25:04 EST 2016


Most Japanese companies block Google Drive and Sites from being accessed. I
would guess Hangouts is included on that list as well.  Is my math right.
The meeting is at 9:00 am UTC or 1 am Pacific Time in the US?

Regards,
Walt


On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 6:18 AM, Agustin Benito Bethencourt <
agustin.benito at codethink.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
>
>
> On 13/01/16 12:52, Jeremiah Foster wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>
>
> Google Hangout is the most widely used option out there despite their
> downsides for good reasons... except in China, obviously.
>
> The combination of Hangouts and Uberconference[1] allow those who do not
> want to install the plug-in or cannot access Google services to join
> through phone or their own device with no video. This option is also ideal
> for those who want to participate but has little bandwidth.
>
> I have worked before with this combination and it did the job.
>
> [1] https://www.uberconference.com/hangouts
>
>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Jeremiah
>>
>>
>>
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