[tei-council] next telecon 12 days away

Dot Porter dporter at uky.edu
Tue Sep 19 10:18:29 EDT 2006

Christian and Council,

Conal and I have been working on recommendations for linking text and
image, and we will post them to the council list tomorrow. Please add
this as an item to the agenda.


On 9/15/06, Christian Wittern <wittern at kanji.zinbun.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
> Council members,
> Our next realtime conversation is scheduled for Wed. Sep. 27, 2006 at
> 2100.   As always, I would like to remind you to look at the minutes at
> http://www.tei-c.org/Council/tcm25.xml?style=printable
> to see if you have any open action items.  Now would be a good time to
> catch up.
> As to the technical side of the conversation, I was wondering if it
> would be worth trying to use Skype for our telecon?  I noticed they
> claim that they can support conferences of up to 500 people.  I did
> quite a few transpacific conversations recently which went quite well
> (at least technically speaking), but only with 3 - 4 people
> involved. Nothing fancy, audio only -- but hey, you can see the waves
> people make when they speak, which makes it a lot easier to see who is
> talking (or making other noises for that matter).
> If you think it might be worth a try, why don't you give me your skype
> id (mine is cwittern).  I'll be hanging around Monday 18th at 1200 UTC
> to chat with those who are willing to spend a few minutes testing
> this.  If we can get seven or eight guinea pigs, and it works well, we
> might try it for real next time with everybody, and even save some
> money on the phone charges.  (unless somebody comes up with a
> compelling reason not to try this or with better services elsewhere --
> I for one just find it so much comfortable with a standard headset
> rather than a headset for a phone)
> Oh yes, I am also collecting agenda items.  Please tell me what we
> need to talk about (except, errh, filenames?)
> All the best,
> Christian
> --
>  Christian Wittern
>  Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
>  47 Higashiogura-cho, Kitashirakawa, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8265, JAPAN
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Dot Porter, University of Kentucky
Program Coordinator
Collaboratory for Research in Computing for Humanities
dporter at uky.edu          859-257-9549
Editorial Assistant, REVEAL Project
Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments
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