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From Daniel Ascher <...@aplustutoring.com>
Subject Re: GSoC project ideas wanted
Date Sun, 17 Feb 2013 14:19:37 GMT
Okay, I understand. Do you, or anyone else, have any idea what the chances
are of this being approved as a project?

On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 3:22 PM, seba.wagner@gmail.com <
seba.wagner@gmail.com> wrote:

> We can propose that. But you have to find a student that is willing todo
> it and convince Google/ASF that this is worth sponsoring.
>
> Sebastian
> Am 17.02.2013 08:43 schrieb "Daniel Ascher" <dan@aplustutoring.com>:
>
> Would a comprehensive user's guide be considered, or does it have to be a
>> programming project?
>>
>> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 2:13 PM, seba.wagner@gmail.com <
>> seba.wagner@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> No,
>>>
>>> you can still add things. In fact students can propose ideas on their
>>> own too.
>>> It is just more likely that we get a success project if we can define a
>>> nice project scope upfront.
>>>
>>> Sebastian
>>>
>>>
>>> 2013/2/17 Daniel Ascher <dan@aplustutoring.com>
>>>
>>>> Has this list of projects/features been finalized yet?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> Dan
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 11:55 PM, seba.wagner@gmail.com <
>>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> One idea for the Calender would be also to have export and import
>>>>> mechanisms to ICS format so you can display those meetings and sync to
your
>>>>> mobile.
>>>>>
>>>>> Sebastian
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 2013/2/14 Irina Arkhipets <iarkh@unipro.ru>
>>>>>
>>>>>>  Hi Sebastian,****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ** **
>>>>>>
>>>>>> My idea for GSOC-2013 is to add recurrence events support for
>>>>>> OpenMeetings calendar.****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ** **
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Best regards,****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Irina.****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ** **
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ** **
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2013/2/12 seba.wagner@gmail.com <seba.wagner@gmail.com>****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ** **
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Ed,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> thanks for your ideas.****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> About idea no 1:
>>>>>> That is an interesting idea, however it won't be possible that you
>>>>>> provide a "free to choose" bandwidth for each user.
>>>>>> The background is: Every stream that any client consumes has to be
>>>>>> created somewhere.
>>>>>> So what could be realized is that every stream that is broadcasted
>>>>>> from one user via webcam to Red5/OpenMeetings will be re-transcoded
into
>>>>>> multiple streams (high, middle, low) bandwidth.****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So there might be some limitations to that:****
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  - "high" quality will never be better then the original material.
We
>>>>>> can't make a picture better then the original. So all re-transcoding
will
>>>>>> only make the original to lower quality, never to higher.****
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  - Re-transcoding has to happen on the server side (and number of
>>>>>> streams are limited, we can't provide a stream on the required bandwidth
>>>>>> "on-demand" for each user, or only with very big effort)****
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  - it will require real-time transcoding on server side which is
>>>>>> possible with FFMPEG and some integration into Red5. But we would
need a
>>>>>> very specialized student that is keen and very motiviated as there
is
>>>>>> hardly any documentation on that available in the internet.****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> What a project makes a success is if all participant know the
>>>>>> potential outcome and the tools and methods that are needed to realize
>>>>>> that. I would be happy to put this project on our list but it will
be
>>>>>> difficult to find somebody with the needed skills.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sebastian****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ** **
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ** **
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2013/2/12 BBS Technik <dormitilla@gmx.de>****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I think, one of the gratest liminations for satisfactory video
>>>>>> conferencing with om is the limited bandwidth of internet connections
of
>>>>>> the clients .
>>>>>> Therefore I would like to suggest the following ideas for a GSoC
>>>>>> project :
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 1. The image size of the videos transferred from the om server to
the
>>>>>> clients should be adapted to the video window size set in the recipient
>>>>>> client.
>>>>>> Thus the recipient client itself could influence the transferred
>>>>>> amount of data to it.
>>>>>> Then all the participants achieve the best possible result for them.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2. A second proposal concerns that the screensharing  bandwidth
>>>>>> requirements has an great impact on the overall quality of the video
>>>>>> conference.
>>>>>> Here, in a project the existing function of sreen sharing could be
>>>>>> expanded and enhanced.
>>>>>> For example, the possibility for the transfer on only one application
>>>>>> window, regardless of its size.
>>>>>> Or the possibility of shared browsing with a locally installed
>>>>>> browser.
>>>>>> Moreover, certainly an improvement of the used compression method
>>>>>> would be a very good project topic.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I would be  happy if the subject of bandwidth consumption would plays
>>>>>> a role in the selected GSoC project .
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Best regards
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Ed
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
>>>>>> > Datum: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:44:54 +1300
>>>>>> > Von: "seba.wagner@gmail.com" <seba.wagner@gmail.com>
>>>>>> > An: dev <dev@openmeetings.apache.org>
>>>>>> > CC: user@openmeetings.apache.org
>>>>>> > Betreff: GSoC project ideas wanted****
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> > Google Summer of Code is about to start soon!
>>>>>> > Google sponsors every student with 4500USD. Plus 500 for the
Apache
>>>>>> > Foundation.
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > We are searching for ideas what porential students can do.
>>>>>> > Ideas from Non-Developers are welcome too!
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > We will add the ideas to JIRA then with a special label so students
>>>>>> can
>>>>>> > find it.
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > Sebastian****
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ****
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Sebastian Wagner
>>>>>> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
>>>>>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>>>>>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
>>>>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com ****
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Sebastian Wagner
>>>>>> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
>>>>>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>>>>>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
>>>>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com ****
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Daniel Ascher, M.Ed.
>>>>>> President
>>>>>> A+ Test Prep and Tutoring
>>>>>> "Creating Bright Futures"
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 505 York Road, Suite 6
>>>>>> Jenkintown, PA 19046
>>>>>> Office: 215.886.9188
>>>>>> Direct: 267.242.9640
>>>>>> www.aplustutoring.com
>>>>>>
>>>>>> [image: Image removed by sender.]****
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Sebastian Wagner
>>>>> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
>>>>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>>>>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
>>>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Daniel Ascher, M.Ed.
>>>> President
>>>> A+ Test Prep and Tutoring
>>>> "Creating Bright Futures"
>>>>
>>>> 505 York Road, Suite 6
>>>> Jenkintown, PA 19046
>>>> Office: 215.886.9188
>>>> Direct: 267.242.9640
>>>> www.aplustutoring.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Sebastian Wagner
>>> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
>>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Daniel Ascher, M.Ed.
>> President
>> A+ Test Prep and Tutoring
>> "Creating Bright Futures"
>>
>> 505 York Road, Suite 6
>> Jenkintown, PA 19046
>> Office: 215.886.9188
>> Direct: 267.242.9640
>> www.aplustutoring.com
>>
>>
>>


-- 
Daniel Ascher, M.Ed.
President
A+ Test Prep and Tutoring
"Creating Bright Futures"

505 York Road, Suite 6
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Office: 215.886.9188
Direct: 267.242.9640
www.aplustutoring.com

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