[Free-RTC Discuss] FOSDEM 2020 RTC devroom and Coronavirus

Saúl Ibarra Corretgé saghul at gmail.com
Wed Jan 29 15:43:39 GMT 2020

On 29/01/2020 15:51, Daniel Pocock wrote:
> For the RTC devroom at FOSDEM: if some speakers don't want to come, are
> we willing to accept videos of their talk?
> I don't speak for the rest of the admins, but from my personal
> perspective I would be willing to accept that.  Moreover, I might choose
> not to come myself and would offer a short video of 5-10 minutes as a
> substitute so please be aware I have a conflict of interest with my own
> question.
> Furthermore, if somebody decides not to travel, they do not need to give
> a reason if they are sick or if they are simply avoiding the risk.  That
> is a private choice for each speaker and we won't be judgmental about
> people who don't give a reason.
> If some speakers do offer us videos or remote participation, it can
> create extra work for the person who normally coordinates the room and
> introduces speakers.  It might be helpful to have a couple of extra
> volunteers who only focus on moderating the sessions with remote speakers.
> Regards,
> Daniel
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I'd say we'll see how to cross that river when we get there. So far
nobody has contacted us with canelling their talk for this reason.

We can of course use Jitsi Meet or any other solution, but we know how
crowdded the WiFi can get.


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