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Re: Post-Zakim calls? (Re: [webappsec] Teleconference Agenda 29-Jun)

From: Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:03:16 +0000
Message-ID: <CAEeYn8h4c-7u1gAg5HiDukPkMTxvt7Pyv8oh56QumzCMWOLUVg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>, Mike West <mkwst@google.com>, Richard Barnes <rbarnes@mozilla.com>
Cc: "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
How do people feel about just using Hangouts?  How important is PSTN
connectivity for our participants?  I know I usually dial-in PSTN today,
but it would not be a hardship for me to use Hangouts.

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 4:56 PM Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com> wrote:

> Meh, I take it back, I guess that would require spending something like
> $10/person/month.
>
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 4:50 PM Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Wendy - was there a formal negative assessment of the accessibility of
>> Hangouts?  It seems to provide Captions, Keyboard Shortcuts and even the
>> ability to invite a sign language interpreter. (
>> http://www.google.com/accessibility/all-products-features.html)
>>
>> Would folks be interested in seeing if we can make Hangouts plus the
>> BlueJeans Hangouts integration (for PSTN+VoIP connectivity) happen for our
>> group?  (https://bluejeans.com/hangouts)
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 6:41 AM Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org> wrote:
>>
>>> W3C's planned use of WebEx is purely as a replacement for the audio
>>> features previously provided by the Zakim bridge (ISDN-POTS) -- you can
>>> dial in or use a computer or mini-computer (mobile/tablet) to connect.
>>> The features of the java client are unnecessary for our purposes.
>>>
>>> WebAppSec is free to experiment with other modes of interaction. so long
>>> as we can meet accessibility considerations and cross-platform
>>> availability.
>>>
>>> I look forward to webrtc's ubiquity! (and greater privacy-preservingness)
>>>
>>> --Wendy
>>>
>>> On 06/30/2015 07:22 AM, Mike West wrote:
>>> > The WebEx client requires Java (at least according to
>>> > https://www.w3.org/2006/tools/wiki/InstallingWebEx); that's going to
>>> make
>>> > it pretty hard to run in Chrome. :/
>>> >
>>> > -mike
>>> >
>>> > --
>>> > Mike West <mkwst@google.com>, @mikewest
>>> >
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>>> > (Sorry; I'm legally required to add this exciting detail to emails.
>>> Bleh.)
>>> >
>>> > On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 6:37 PM, Richard Barnes <rbarnes@mozilla.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> I think WebEx has a video feature.  At least they do in Spark.
>>> >>
>>> >> On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 7:48 AM, Mike West <mkwst@google.com> wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >>> On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 3:07 PM, Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>
>>> wrote:
>>> >>>
>>> >>>> Please note that this is the last call for which the zakim call-in
>>> will
>>> >>>> be available. The following calls will use a webex dial-in (or voip
>>> >>>> connection).
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>> If we're dropping Zakim in any event, I'd _very_ much appreciate
>>> moving
>>> >>> to something with a bit more F2Fness than a phone call. Video, for
>>> >>> instance, would be exciting. Skype, Hangouts, Hello, etc.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> I haven't used WebEx in quite some time, but I vaguely remember it
>>> >>> requiring a plugin (and not being awesome). It seems like the TAG has
>>> >>> backed off using WebEx for their meetings, as well, which isn't a
>>> positive
>>> >>> sign.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Is WebEx a done deal, or is there some wiggle-room for exploration?
>>> >>>
>>> >>> -mike
>>> >>>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Wendy Seltzer -- wseltzer@w3.org +1.617.715.4883 (office)
>>> Policy Counsel and Domain Lead, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
>>> http://wendy.seltzer.org/        +1.617.863.0613 (mobile)
>>>
>>>
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