Re: was RE: Quick Cam proplem, now CU ideas

Gary Dietz (
Sat, 16 May 1998 08:00:59 -0400

At 05:13 PM 5/15/98 -0500, Jason Williams wrote:
>On Tue, 12 May 1998 wrote:
>> Thanks Oz. I don't know of this ever being tried, I imagine it would be
>> attempted by people with experience with the paper versions of Dungeons and
>> Dragons? I don't know.... there are a lot of great ideas for using CU but
>> control of the crowd is often a tough problem to overcome. You would need
>> to find a refop willing give your group some kind of monitoring
>> capabilities.
>I'm up for offering my reflector...with the limited ability to monitor.
>The one problem I've seen with trying stuff like this, the the fact that
>there's no way to truly "grant the floor" to someone (turn taking for
>example) without also limiting who can be seen at the time as well.
>Observer and observer-broadcast are the closest thing to that but that
>also restricts video and audio. Ideally, you'd want EVERYONE to be seen,
>but only certain people's chat to be visible.

Unless you use MeetingPoint.

Gary Dietz, White Pine Software, Incorporated.
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