[kwlug-disc] Somebody needs to BBB :-)
unsolicited at swiz.ca
Mon Feb 21 23:42:53 EST 2011
unsolicited wrote, On 02/21/2011 11:37 PM:
> Richard Weait wrote, On 02/21/2011 10:01 PM:
>> Somebody needs to do something about this BigBlueButton. ;-)
>> So the test was pretty cool. Now I want to play with BBB set up on a
>> private box with a good connection.
> OK, why? i.e. I get using a client, and you seem quite satisfied with
> your experience, but what functionality are you seeing that makes you
> want your own server? (Somewhat?) Absolutely Assured Private
> conferencing? Or rather, to host others that are looking for that?
> From your quick experience - is this convergence? Do you see Asterisk
> going away (except for on such servers) from the home in favour of this?
> Or do you see this as the new pidgin? One 'utility' instead of Skype and
> Pidgin and e-mail and Softphones and who knows what all else, into,
> finally, a coherent, consistent, (personal?) communications 'environment'?
Ah, OK, sorry, I misread your message. This is software (like a
softphone is software), not a service (like Skype is a service that
you access via their softphone). Something needs to host it. My bad.
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