Re: Jitsi video calling for the General Meeting tomorrow
~ Sebastian [2021-04-12 16:38 +0200]:
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Good comparison. BBB and Jitsi are really different. From our experienceThe BBB frontend greenlight can do exactly this. By default anyoneI think Jitsi and BBB have a fundamentally different paradigm with
at the FSFE, BBB is rather for fixed team meetings and organised
workshops while Jitsi is more for ad-hoc meetings that do not require
From a sysadmin side, Jitsi feels to be a bit easier to set up and
maintain, given that you do not want to make any customisations. These
can be difficult to maintain in both systems, while customisations in
BBB are easier to upgrade, while they break in Jitsi's upgrades.
With BBB it is fairly simple to restrict the circle of people who can
start meetings. This way, you can control the usage of your server. With
Jitsi, everyone can open rooms and eat up your resources (there are some
limits to this, but still).
The rooms are not created so much as they just exist, and people canBBB's room URLs can be modified. That requires admin access and some CLI
magic, but it's doable. We do this for a few important rooms:
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