Skype conversion success! (1 comment)

Added by n8fr8 over 4 years ago

I am virtually speaking at a conference in Spain later this month, and
they asked me to do a test today using Skype. I offered instead that
we should use Ostel with Jitsi to do an encrypted video call.

I sent one quick email to their techs with a one sentence description
about properly setting up the proxy settings.

A few minutes later, I received a call on my Win7 app from
the organization. We confirmed our ZRTP confirmation codes, and
the audio came through just fine. I pressed the video button, and it
started right up, with the same ZRTP encryption session activated.

So, here is a great story of going from 0 to an encrypted video call
between EU and US, with someone I have never met before, and had no
idea about their technical capability.

A great WIN for a Friday morning.,.. and the next time someone asks
you to use Skype, please get them to use OStel instead.

Summer OSTel workshop

Added by lee over 4 years ago

The group was about 10 to 15. The competency ranged from app developer
to concerned power user. There was a good number of Chinese speakers.
Three by my count. As expected, they brought up WeChat often. I
mentioned my work with Weibo, which got some unexpected lulz
considering I have no reading comprehension in Chinese...

Hacker News Thread

Added by ex1st over 4 years ago

There's a thread about us on Hacker News

Several good points are being brought up that are now in the FAQ. worldwide publc beta extravanganza

Added by lee over 4 years ago

Too bad that client sucks now. I guess we know where the work needs to go. in private beta

Added by lee over 4 years ago

Get yr username!

staging server online (1 comment)

Added by lee almost 5 years ago is the staging server for the beta service offering. The whole system has been reworked from the ground up. Custom usernames, single sign on, fancy web design!


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