Daniel Senie wrote:
At 01:29 PM 10/15/2007, John Leslie wrote:
Hallam-Baker, Phillip <pbaker(_at_)verisign(_dot_)com> wrote:
Whether your objective is to reduce carbon emissions because of
global warming concerns or reduce dependence on fossil fuels that are
increasingly in short supply, there is a real incentive to reduce
If teleconferencing actually worked the need to hold face to face
meetings would be reduced.
I am constantly surprised how little interest there is within IETF
for teleconferecing that works well.
Indeed. I raised this point over the years. Even offering to pay a
"remote attendance fee" if there were in fact the ability to see and
hear sessions, and participate. The IETF for many years crowed about the
Mbone connectivity as being innovative, but got stuck there, and didn't
progress when comercial solutions bypassed that flawed technology.
I don't recall crowing about multicast.
I also don't recall you volunteering to show up and help enable remote
The volunteers built a model that was sustainable with a modest amount
of capital and time. both jabber and and streaming audio.
I respectfully suggest that if you put more in, you might get more out.
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