nano-summits over google+ hangouts

Jesse Barker jesse.barker at linaro.org
Tue Feb 14 14:52:24 UTC 2012


On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 4:35 AM, Stephen Doel <stephen.doel at linaro.org> wrote:
> Hi Tom et al,
>
> We worked out the problem with remote people dialling in to Linaro Connect.
> Basically a nasty feature/bug in Google Hangouts. The detail is:
>  * If you set up a Hangout from a Linaro G+ account, by default it will look
> something like:
> https://talkgadget.google.com/hangouts/extras/linaro.org/linaro-blueroom
>  * Its essential you replace /Linaro.org/ with /talk.google.com/. Then
> people outside the Linaro domain will go to the same session as you
> The nasty thing is, even with this domain change, when you (as a Linaro
> person) go to that hangout, it will provide a link under the Hangout Name of
> https://talkgadget.google.com/hangouts/extras/linaro.org/linaro-blueroom,
> but still connect you correctly to
> https://talkgadget.google.com/hangouts/extras/talk.google.com/linaro-blueroo
> m. External people get the correct link all the way through
>
> Then, as a reminder, external participants can only join with a gmail
> account (and the Google empire grows...)

This would sound like a deal breaker for general external
participation.  In spite of some appearances, not all email accounts
are hosted by google.

cheers,
Jesse
>
> After that, it is absolutely possible. Further, Google will be deploying
> Hangouts on Air which will provide a YouTube feed to > 10 participants at
> some point.
>
> When you set the meeting up, you're best off either attaching the hangout
> link to a meeting invite, or a separate page as they are pretty hard to
> locate within G+ itself
>
> I suggest when you're ready to schedule your first nano-summit, you contact
> me and I'll help you set it all up.
>
> Thx
>
> Stephen
>
> Message: 1
> Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 10:07:17 -0600
> From: Tom Gall <tom.gall at linaro.org>
> To: Linaro Dev <linaro-dev at lists.linaro.org>
> Subject: nano-summits over google+ hangouts
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> Hi All,
>
> >From what I've heard and saw it seemed like the google+ hangouts in
> the rooms worked fairly well. (For the very small sample size of the
> people I've talked to)
>
> I'm wondering/tempted to try out as an experiment on going single
> topic Multimedia sessions from time to time between Linaro Connects.
> Given that a focused single topic session would draw a smaller "crowd"
> the 9 person limitation I don't see as a big deal especially with
> carefully chosen topics.
>
> Is this something that is even possible?  I know the google+ hangout
> over the air is by "invite" only so it's important to know if their
> use might be available for more than just linaro connect.
>
> Thanks!
>
> --
> Regards,
> Tom
>
> "Where's the kaboom!? There was supposed to be an earth-shattering
> kaboom!" Marvin Martian
> Multimedia Tech Lead | Linaro.org ? Open source software for ARM SoCs
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> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:15:10 -0600
> From: Kurt Taylor <kurt.taylor at linaro.org>
> To: Tom Gall <tom.gall at linaro.org>
> Cc: Linaro Dev <linaro-dev at lists.linaro.org>
> Subject: Re: nano-summits over google+ hangouts
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> On 13 February 2012 10:07, Tom Gall <tom.gall at linaro.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> From what I've heard and saw it seemed like the google+ hangouts in
>> the rooms worked fairly well. (For the very small sample size of the
>> people I've talked to)
>>
>
> This was the 3rd remote LC for me and BY FAR the most useful and
> productive. The hangouts were a tremendous success. My only thought would
> be to maybe have a "hallway" hangout for impromptu discussions without
> having to think about it.
>
>
>>
>> I'm wondering/tempted to try out as an experiment on going single
>> topic Multimedia sessions from time to time between Linaro Connects.
>> Given that a focused single topic session would draw a smaller "crowd"
>> the 9 person limitation I don't see as a big deal especially with
>> carefully chosen topics.
>>
>
> I think this would be useful, mainly for the improved quality over some of
> the other methods.  I'll have to experiment with whiteboarding and screen
> sharing, but  I think it would work. I'd be willing to put together a
> multimedia themed micro-summit to give it a try, maybe sometime between the
> mayor conferences.
>
>
>>
>> Is this something that is even possible?  I know the google+ hangout
>> over the air is by "invite" only so it's important to know if their
>> use might be available for more than just linaro connect.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Tom
>>
>> "Where's the kaboom!? There was supposed to be an earth-shattering
>> kaboom!" Marvin Martian
>> Multimedia Tech Lead | Linaro.org ? Open source software for ARM SoCs
>> w) tom.gall att linaro.org
>> w) tom_gall att vnet.ibm.com
>> h) tom_gall att mac.com
>>
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> Message: 3
> Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:25:39 -0800
> From: David Brown <davidb at codeaurora.org>
> To: Tom Gall <tom.gall at linaro.org>
> Cc: Linaro Dev <linaro-dev at lists.linaro.org>
> Subject: Re: nano-summits over google+ hangouts
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> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 10:07:17AM -0600, Tom Gall wrote:
>
>> From what I've heard and saw it seemed like the google+ hangouts in
>> the rooms worked fairly well. (For the very small sample size of the
>> people I've talked to)
>
> My experience wasn't so good.  I think the issue may have been
> resolved, but basically non-linaro people were connecting to a
> different hangout than the one that the meeting was part of.  I ended
> up getting a voice line for someone to call in.
>
> Provided this issue can be worked out, the hangouts may be a good
> solution.
>
> David
>
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