Re: 4 suggestions for Text

david a. schlussel (dschluss@engin.umich.edu)
Wed, 11 Oct 1995 12:43:58 -0400 (EDT)


make sure you have downloaded the talk plugin from the ftp site.
there will then be a talk pulldown at the top of your screen after the
connection pulldown, etc (i'm doing this from memory).

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On Wed, 11 Oct 1995, Keith Wood wrote:

> >1) create a seperate textfield for typed comments, and place it
> >directly under the video.
> >2) allow us to send and receive text even when our video broadcast is
> >PAUSEd.
> >3) allow us to open a window for any participant in TEXT only mode.
> >4) enable lurkers to both send and receive text.
>
> I've received a couple of replys to my original email, both saying that the
> above desired functionality already exists within the Mac version.
>
> OK, I'm confused. I am using the Mac version, (v 0.83b2) - but I can't
> figure out what they might be talking about. One guy called it 'talkFM',
> the other guy called it the 'CU-SeeMe Text-window'. If there is such a
> thing as the 'Text-window', how do I access it???
>
>
> Also, I've thought of another enhancement which would be great to have:
>
> 5) allow us to PAUSE / RECEIVE video on individual participants.
> We can PAUSE / RECEIVE on our Local video, and we can PAUSE /
> RECEIVE on ALL participants
> simultaneously - but we can't do this on individual participants.
> I'd like to be able to maintain
> a visual on several people at once - but only have ONE (or TWO)
> actually receiving live video.
> When I want to interact with another user, I'll PAUSE the current
> user's video (but I'll be able to
> keep visible his/her last frame) and RECEIVE on the next user.
>
> Again, this addresses the fundamental issue of enabling me to decide when
> and how to allocate my limited bandwidth.
>
>
> Finally, can someone please email-me how to join this list??? thx.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Keith
> keith@cognisense.com
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