[Bf-committers] meetings for new developers

Shaul Kedem shaul.kedem at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 17:29:31 CET 2009

hi, check out the vlc "open capture device", on a mac with latest vlc
I see "screen" as one of the capture devices, on windows it looks like
you can choose "desktop"

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 10:24 AM, Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Shaul Kedem <shaul.kedem at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think its a great idea. Having a place for people to ask and learn
>> about the guts of blender in a concentrated way will be awsome.
>> people who want to continue going deeper into blender can stay around
>> blendercoders and learn more, but having a particular day and time for
>> the information to flow out will be very very good.
>> two comments:
>> - having the meeting 1-2 hours before the weekly will result in the
>> USA not being able to participate (unless you really really want to
>> get up at 5am on the west coast) - I suggest having it 2-3 hours after
>> the weekly meeting
>> - I think that having video in these meetings is a must. using a
>> service like ustream to show actual code snippets etc. - I know some
>> will not like to talk during the video feed; we can put some nice
>> music or something..
> This reminds me of something I was thinking about for helping newbies
> on #blender. You can do a one to many broadcast of your web cam with
> vlc. The only bit I have not worked out yet is how to do the desktop
> refresh instead of a camera. Then we could teach by giving the student
> URL and they could watch our desktop with blender live. This might
> work well for teaching new devs too. A picture is worth a 1000 words
> and a live movie??
> --
> Douglas E Knapp
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