Re: [evonline2002_webheads] Text Chat Rooms
- Personally, I'm even more shocked to learn of the end of Posterous from its
blog post yesterday
That's going to be a hard act to follow, not to mention the hassle of
porting over existing sites such as http://learning2gether.posterous.com
Meanwhile to answer John's question, these days we are using etherpad
clones for standalone chat.
The clone can be embedded in a website using code like this:
<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="450" width="950" src="
Here's a list of several from Jan 2011
Running Etherpad v1.1
Running old version of Etherpad (mostly v0.9)
On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 10:38 PM, John Hibbs <skipper@...> wrote:
> Like all Webheads, I was truly sorry to see the end of Tapped In. It
> was a terrific communication tool, run by very, very nice people.
> What I find saddest of all is that the funding for Tapped In
> continuance couldn't be found.
> Old fashioned guy that I am, I still believe the text chat room is a
> GREAT way to communicate. I like the ones that offer multi language
> capability -- type in English and others can read in Spanish or
> French or whatever. I also liked the addition of url's inside the
> text chat space -- very nearly as good as pushing we pages during the
> audio conference.
> And what may be best of all the ability to copy and paste all the
> remarks in the text chat room and email copies to the participants.
> (I never liked the text chat that Blackboard offers...but, oh well.)
> Because you guys have such a wide, wide landscape, I would be
> especially interested in learning about "stand alone" text chat
> rooms that you can recommend.
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- This might be useful. I noticed that Larry Ferlazzo posted this morning about how to migrate from Posterous to Edublogs:
I hope I am not repeating something already obvious to those of you who have already written in this thread.