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

From: Richard Barnes <rbarnes@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:46:49 -0400
Message-ID: <CAOAcki-oAgdquDn1bg2RmS2B95BUAUqgUAEHJGJtN11PTiq-Tw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com>
Cc: Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>, Mike West <mkwst@google.com>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
I would be OK with Hangouts.

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 8:03 PM, Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>>>> >
>>>> > --
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>>>> >
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>>>> >
>>>> > 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)
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>>>>
>>>>
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