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

From: Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:50:27 +0000
Message-ID: <CAEeYn8jTzJNbtd-pMfst9Xg43OmMHz01cUbTmQ36bom9V2MjGA@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>
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
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>
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> Policy Counsel and Domain Lead, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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>
>
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