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Re: IRC and teleconferences...

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 17:55:11 -0400
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To: "Jorge Teran" <teranj@acm.org>, "Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>, "Bazzmann.Com - Marco Trevisan" <info@bazzmann.com>, "w3c wai guidelines ml" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Hello,

The teleconferences on Thursdays are currently conducted only by phone.  We do not intend that people will attend the meetings by IRC instead of phone.  

It is not possible to use a video conferencing system since most people are not set up to do videoconferencing.

We could take minutes in the IRC channel to help people understand what is happening in the telephone conversation.  This could be helpful for people whom English is not their first language.  

The IRC channel has primarily been used for phone management during the meetings. We have an IRC interface to the phone bridge and we can mute noisy phone lines if needed.

It is possible to conduct the "new participants tours" by IRC only.  

Perhaps if it is not possible for our new European participants to attend by phone we can work out an alternative.

--wendy

At 05:20 PM 8/19/02, Jorge Teran wrote:

>I agree with this idea.
>Jorge
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>
>To: "Bazzmann.Com - Marco Trevisan" <info@bazzmann.com>; "w3c wai guidelines
>ml" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
>Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 4:05 PM
>Subject: Re: IRC and teleconferences...
>
>
>>
>> Also this would be nice to use videoconference system like www.paltalk.com
>> or other voice/video/chat system.
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Bazzmann.Com - Marco Trevisan" <info@bazzmann.com>
>> To: "w3c wai guidelines ml" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
>> Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 10:02 PM
>> Subject: IRC and teleconferences...
>>
>>
>> >
>> > Hola todos!
>> >
>> > I'm just seeing that there is the chance to partecipate in teleconf.
>> > via IRC channel... is it possible for Aug 22?
>> >
>> > I think it could be a good way for us, the "outsider"! ;)
>> > What about?
>> >
>> 

-- 
wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium 
web accessibility initiative
seattle, wa usa
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Received on Monday, 19 August 2002 17:51:48 GMT

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