Re: APPS: Microsoft Netmeetin 2.1

Ross Binnie (dianaros@vianet.on.ca)
Sat, 8 Nov 1997 22:45:23 -0500


To each his / her own.
I prefer point to point. It is difficult to conduct any sort of a
conference when others just jump into the meeting.

Ross

<dianaros@vianet.on.ca>

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> From: Jason Williams <streak@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu>
> To: Ross Binnie <dianaros@vianet.on.ca>
> Cc: CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu
> Subject: Re: APPS: Microsoft Netmeetin 2.1
> Date: Saturday, November 08, 1997 5:53 PM
>
> On Sat, 8 Nov 1997, Ross Binnie wrote:
> > Netmeeting 2.1 does allow for multiple connections. There are some
> > limitiations with the use of White Board in multiple connections
however.
>
> It doesn't allow for multiple video windows at one time though. The odd
> thing is, from what I've heard, H.323 does support multipoint
conferencing
> with the use of a multipoint conferencing bridge. I'm hoping something
> better than the Netmeeting/MeetingPoint solution comes along since the
> idea of switching the vids you see in Netmeeting with MeetingPoint is
> really annoying.
>
> Not to mention, you can't share text in the chat window across Netmeeting
> and CU-SeeMe...another real annoyance. If you were able to share chat
> across CU-SeeMe and Netmeeting, I don't see why the MeetingPoint
reflector
> couldn't show the lurkers and other non-3.1 clients as participants in
the
> H.323 side of things...It's also weird connecting with Netmeeting to a
> MeetingPoint reflector because you never know exactly who may be watching
> you.
>
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