Re: Meetecho suggestion for IETF-96 and beyond
HANSEN, TONY L <tony@...
2016-04-08 22:43:45 GMT
I suggest that dicussion of enhancements to meetecho and other virtual meeting tools at least cc the
vmeet@... mailing list.
On 4/8/16, 3:38 PM, "WGChairs on behalf of Derek Atkins"
<wgchairs-bounces@... on behalf of
>After spending the week trying to attend several WGs remotely this week, I
>have a couple things to say about it.
>First, thank you. When the system worked, it worked well and I felt like
>I was almost in the room. Also, a big Thank You also to the volunteers
>who channelled from jabber to the mic.
>However I do have a few suggestions for next time.
>My biggest beef was that I couldn't sign into the meetecho room until
>exactly when the meeting started. But there was ALWAYS a delay to getting
>in, with all the page refreshes, having to login, copy-and-paste in my
>reg#, upload images, waiting for my browser to ask me to share my camera
>and mic, etc. So for a 0900 meeting I usually couldn't get in until about
>0903-0905, often missing the introduction and sometimes even the agenda.
>I would recommend you allow attendees to join the room up to 5 minutes
>prior to the actual meeting start. E.g. for a 0900 meeting, allow sign-in
>to start at 0855.
>Similarly, at the end of the meeting there were times when the meeting ran
>long, or there was additional conversation going on. But meetecho ended
>precisely when the meeting was scheduled to end. I feel this was also a
>disservice and there should be some leeway at the end of the meeting.
>E.g. if a meeting is scheduled to end at 1130, let the stream go to say
>1135 or 1145, or several minutes after the meeting actually ends (even if
>it's before or after the official end).
>Also, when there is a network transmission error, it could be nice to just
>refresh one stream instead of having to refresh the whole page (which
>would often require logging in again, killing the audio stream in the
>I'm happy to provide any other comments offline (or online) if you have
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