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Re: Jitsi upgraded, fully operational again, features added

From: Drummond Reed <drummond.reed@evernym.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2020 21:26:47 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAjunnapjEfgVga55vOsyCoKFE-0pYDkLGDjg+bcS4EvQR6=fg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh@gmail.com>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, W3C Credentials CG <public-credentials@w3.org>
+1. Manu, you and the Digital Bazaar team deserve high honors for all your
work on this (and the other volunteers who have helped too).

On Tue, Nov 3, 2020 at 7:49 PM Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Awesome! Thanks for all of your hard work and dedication Manu. You never
> cease to amaze me.
>
> -Brent Shambaugh
>
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>
>
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2020 at 4:23 PM Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> The Jitsi bridge was fixed a few days ago, but we were only able to do a
>> scale/diversity test today. The scale/diversity test today was
>> successful. All systems nominal.
>>
>> The W3C CCG Jitsi system should be fully operational again:
>>
>> * Dialing in via phone works
>>
>> * Dialing in via Chrome 84-87 works on Mac, Linux, Android,
>>   iPhone, and Windows. The browser-based client also now
>>   works from mobile phone browsers.
>>
>> * Dialing in from behind aggressive corporate/government/home
>>   firewalls seems to work.
>>
>> In addition to getting our old capabilities back, the following upgrades
>> have been made as well:
>>
>> * Storage upgraded to archive 2+ years of meeting audio and
>>   video (every year of archive costs us roughly $35/year,
>>   which is quite affordable).
>>
>> * Added a EU dial-in number... well, specifically a UK dial in
>>   number, what could go wrong? :P (we can get a number
>>   in the actual EU if this creates issues for people dialing
>>   in): +44 161 519 4762
>>
>> * Removed the annoying wooshing sound when chat channel is
>>   closed and scribe is scribing.
>>
>> * Real-time moderator granting so Chairs can anoint deputies
>>   during a call to deal with insurrections (or just, you know,
>>   help them with the call).
>>
>> * Real-time password protection to protect against Zoom
>>   raiding / Zoombombing (this is a feature that Zoom does not
>>   have - we can lock a room and share passwords in real time
>>   in IRC and only with the people we trust).
>>
>> * Real-time streaming to YouTube for large gatherings
>>   (300+ people)
>>
>> * Streaming of 4K video if your upstream/downstream supports
>>   it.
>>
>> I'm considering a test this Friday for the broader community if folks
>> are interested in taking the new system out for a spin. I'll shoot for
>> 11am ET. Will send an invite out to the mailing list.
>>
>> -- manu
>>
>> --
>> Manu Sporny - https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/
>> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
>> blog: Veres One Decentralized Identifier Blockchain Launches
>> https://tinyurl.com/veres-one-launches
>>
>>
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