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From Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache OpenMeetings incubator for Web Conferencing
Date Wed, 27 Jul 2011 13:59:02 GMT
Mohammad,

Any impressions to share? Have you occasionally faced any bugs?

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With best regards / с наилучшими пожеланиями,
Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,
http://dataved.ru/
+7 916 562 8095




2011/7/25 Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.mohammad@gmail.com>:
> +1 for the proposal
>
> I tried it out. It looks very promising :).
>
> 2011/7/25 seba.wagner@gmail.com <seba.wagner@gmail.com>:
>> Hi,
>>
>> thanks for your feedback!
>> @Scott: I think so too. Synchrious communication could become an
>> standard feature of Social Networking Platforms. Lets see if there is
>> an API in Rave for integration.
>>
>> Sebastian
>>
>> 2011/7/23 Maurizio Cucchiara <maurizio.cucchiara@gmail.com>:
>>> Good idea!!! I had the opportunity to try OM, nice tool!
>>>
>>> Maurizio Cucchiara
>>>
>>> Il giorno 23/lug/2011 17.57, "Scott Wilson" <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>
>>> ha scritto:
>>>> Fantastic proposal. It would be even more fantastic to link it up with
>>> Rave and Wookie!
>>>>
>>>> +1 (non-binding)
>>>>
>>>> S
>>>>
>>>> On 23 Jul 2011, at 16:25, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> V. cool. Big +1
>>>>>
>>>>> Let me know how I can help.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Jul 21, 2011, at 9:40 AM, seba.wagner@gmail.com wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> We would like to propose Openmeetings project to join the incubator.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Full Proposal:
>>>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/OpenmeetingsProposal
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Quick summary:
>>>>>> OpenMeetings is Web Conferencing application that fits into
>>>>>> educational or business sector. You can make conference sessions
in
>>>>>> different room-types with up to 100 peoples in a Room. It contains
all
>>>>>> main features of Web Conferencing: Audio/Video, Whiteboard, Screen
>>>>>> Sharing, Chat and Moderation System. It is translated into more then
>>>>>> 30 languages and its a basic goal of OpenMeetings to be easy to embed
>>>>>> into existing environments. It already uses many of Apache
>>>>>> Technologies like Tomcat, Mina, Velocity, Commons, ...
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As you can see below the last time we did the proposal we had
>>>>>> Hibernate in our software stack, we did refactor the hole project
and
>>>>>> use openJPA now.
>>>>>> So that one should be no more blocker to it.
>>>>>> Red5 is used like a Servlet container and licensed under the LGPL,
>>>>>> Red5 can be obtained for example from the Debian Repository:
>>>>>> http://packages.debian.org/wheezy/red5-server
>>>>>>
>>>>>> You may find all existing documents and further material on the
>>>>>> GoogleCode pages: http://code.google.com/p/openmeetings/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We appreciate any feedback and comments on the proposal.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sebastian Wagner
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2009/11/9 Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org>:
>>>>>>> Just as a point of interest, I just completed a test meeting
using
>>>>>>> OpenMeetings across three sites using the demo server.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I was suitably impressed by the project. It has a few annoying
>>>>>>> limitations, but as an online meeting tool it is very good. to
the
>>>>>>> extent that I will almost certainly be installing a copy on our
own
>>>>>>> servers. I would be very happy to see it coming into the incubator
and
>>>>>>> would be willing to be a mentor, assuming the legal issues are
not
>>>>>>> blockers.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Ross
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 2009/11/3 Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>:
>>>>>>>> Noel,
>>>>>>>> Regarding Theora codec, I have checked the page [1]. Currently,
there
>>>>>>>> are no products which successfully use the codec for video
>>>>>>>> communication. Video-phone encodes and decodes the stream
in
>>>>>>>> real-time, adopts the quality with regard to network conditions
(e.g.
>>>>>>>> lost packet rate) and tries to minimize subjective effects
of network
>>>>>>>> errors - the list of requirements is broader than for media
players
>>>>>>>> Theora is mostly used. The work [2] says suggests using hardware
>>>>>>>> implementations for Theora codec because, otherwise "a computational
>>>>>>>> performance too high to be implemented in the camera by the
universal
>>>>>>>> processor".
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> So at least it requires some time and testing before I can
say that
>>>>>>>> Theora-based solution is feasible. Another ecosystem change,
like
>>>>>>>> embedding video-codecs in browsers, may resolve our need
in a
>>>>>>>> different way.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> [1] http://www.vorbis.com/software/
>>>>>>>> [2] http://www3.elphel.com/linuxtag/talks_2005/paper-11081
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> 2009/11/3 Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com>:
>>>>>>>>> Alexei Fedotov wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> I see two long-term possibilities for synergy.
>>>>>>>>>> 1. BlueSky can integrate browser pannel in their
client to handle a
>>>>>>>>>> whiteboard. In this case the code for whiteboard
can be re-used in
>>>>>>>>>> both projects.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> 2. They promise to get rid from mplayer and ffmpeg
dependencies. If
>>>>>>>>>> they get a working streaming video-client under APL,
this would help
>>>>>>>>>> us to remove the most imporant dependency from Flash.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> They are proposing to move to Theora/Vorbis, which is
under a
>>> suitable
>>>>>>>>> license: http://www.vorbis.com/faq/#slic. Would that
be suitable for
>>> your
>>>>>>>>> needs?
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> we [also] get more people on Apache who share the
same task.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Agreed.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> --- Noel
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>> With best regards / с наилучшими пожеланиями,
>>>>>>>> Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,
>>>>>>>> http://www.telecom-express.ru/
>>>>>>>> http://harmony.apache.org/
>>>>>>>> http://www.expressaas.com/
>>>>>>>> http://openmeetings.googlecode.com/
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Ross Gardler
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Sebastian Wagner
>>>>>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>>>>>> http://openmeetings.googlecode.com
>>>>>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
>>>>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com
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>>
>>
>>
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>> Sebastian Wagner
>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>> http://openmeetings.googlecode.com
>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
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