First GDP Call today: open

Jeremiah Foster jeremiah.foster at pelagicore.com
Wed Jan 13 10:04:34 EST 2016


On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 3:04 PM, Walt Miner <wminer at linuxfoundation.org>
wrote:

> I am going to guess you will not get much participation from North
> America.
>

This would be unfortunate. GENIVI needs to find a way to include its
members in North America with meeting friendly times. This is one of the
reasons that the GENIVI PMO meeting is so late in the day in CET. It is
also why, historically, the SAT meeting was late in the day.

>
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 7:29 AM, Agustin Benito Bethencourt <
> agustin.benito at codethink.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> On 13/01/16 13:25, Walt Miner wrote:
>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>
>> They block in fact any video conference system in the computers, right?
>> Is either phone or conf. rooms.
>>
>> The meeting is at 9:00 am UTC or 1 am Pacific Time in the US?
>>>
>>
>> Yes it is.
>>
>>
>>
>>> 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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>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>> Agustin Benito Bethencourt
>>>> Principal Consultant - FOSS at Codethink
>>>> agustin.benito at codethink.co.uk
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>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> --
>> Agustin Benito Bethencourt
>> Principal Consultant - FOSS at Codethink
>> agustin.benito at codethink.co.uk
>>
>
>
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