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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 23:56:21 +0000
Message-ID: <CAEeYn8hJOXM3R3w6Ngq-Yy2YY_j6w_Cjg7iKZYKantr=0UXnuw@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>
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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>> 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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