David et al:
There is one thing to keep in mind.
The W3C really does not pay for it – the members do. If OASIS
provides this, the member companies AND individual members should reasonably
expect their dues to go up given the money must come from somewhere. What
we are really talking about is a pooling of the costs associated with holding
Yes – it is great for those who deem
the occasional long distance charge as a barrier to their participation in TC’s.
IMO VOIP is still a bit unreliable.
Why should OASIS run the VOIP server? There
are plenty of companies out there like Skype, Gizmo etc that do this for free
Personally, I would rather use their
services that request that Scott and Jamie duplicate this. I think their
time is best spent else where.
From: David RR Webber
Sent: Friday, January 13, 2006
To: Rex Brooks
Elysa Jones; Juan Carlos Cruellas; Nick Pope
Subject: [chairs] Cost of
Does anyone know how much the W3C budgets for their conference bridge
I've never investigated the market rate for such things.
Or can we all just run to a VOIP server at OASIS ??!!!
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [chairs] Conference call infrastructure
From: Rex Brooks <email@example.com>
Date: Fri, January 13, 2006 10:45 am
To: Elysa Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Juan Carlos Cruellas
<email@example.com>, Nick Pope <firstname.lastname@example.org>
At 9:07 AM -0600 1/13/06, Elysa Jones wrote:
>At 04:51 AM 1/13/2006, Juan Carlos Cruellas wrote:
>>Nick Pope wrote:
>>>>From: Miko Matsumura [mailto:email@example.com]
>>>>Sent: 12 January 2006 22:45
>>>>To: Paul Fremantle; James Bryce Clark;
>>>>Subject: RE: [chairs] Conference call infrastructure
>>>>From: Paul Fremantle [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Thursday,
>>>>January 12, 2006 2:39 PM
>>>>To: James Bryce Clark; email@example.com
>>>>Subject: [chairs] Conference call infrastructure
>>>>There was a previous suggestion that OASIS might sponsor or
>>>>conference call facility for TC working groups.
>>>>At that time someone suggested using the freeconference.com
>>>>Our TC has been using that for the last two months, but it
>>>>we, like the compulsive gambler who has the bad luck to win
>>>>were unlucky enough to get a more favourable impression of the
>>>>than was warranted. In other words - it worked the first time,
>>>>been pretty useless since. It may be that freeconference works
>>>>for smaller TCs, but we have an average of 40-50 participants
>>>>this week our call was virtually inaudible due to echo on the
>>>>number of participants dialled out and in again in an attempt
to fix it
>>>>without luck. I use freeconference for smaller calls and it is
>>>>good, but it seems like it can't deal with the large numbers we
>>>>Our TC has therefore asked to raise the issue with OASIS once
>>>>can OASIS please provide a teleconference infrastructure or sponsorship
>>>>which will support this number of callers?
>>>>VP/Technology, WSO2 and OASIS WS-RX TC Co-chair
>>>>"Oxygenating the Web Service Platform", www.wso2.com
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