Re: Web conferencing

Vinay Kumar (vinay@eit.COM)
Thu, 2 Feb 1995 22:22:10 +0100

Another way todo "conferencing" (same time different hosts) without
"cgi-bin" stuff is described briefly under:

The current version of shared-mosaic requires patching of Mosaic
sources, however can also be done without patching, namely via the
CCI stuff. This conferencing model currently supports a live,
interactive but view-only session.

I apologize in advance if my definition of "conferencing" is different
from yours. Few beta binaries are however available at:*

This work is currently in progress, therefore if something breaks
please feel free to report problems to me, i'll be happy to work with
No flames, please.


  Vinay Kumar
	"Bringing Real Time Network Media To The Desktop"

> From Mon Jan 9 15:22:42 1995 > Date: Tue, 10 Jan 1995 00:04:48 +0100 > From: Brian Behlendorf <> > > On Mon, 9 Jan 1995, Kurt Westh Nielsen wrote: > > Having seen examples of integreted conferencing on some web sites, I > > am very much interested in exploring the possibilities of > > establishing such a feature at my local web site. The most impressive > > example I have seen, has been Time Magazines' web site. I imagine the > > task of implementing an electronical conferencing system involves > > Perl scripts or other programming efforts. Does anybody know of > > available examples on how to conduct this ??? > > Time magazine implemented theirs using Hypermail, a free package written > by Kevin Hughes at EIT - > <URL:>. As the author of > another Web-based conferencing system (at hotwired - > <URL:> - don't blame me for the > interface!) I've become increasingly convinced that conferencing could be > more efficient using news://host/group rather than > http://host/cgi-bin/whatever. Comments? > > Brian "time to break out that Cnews manual..." > > --=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-- > > >