Re: Recording Skype Calls In Applications Such As Goldwave, CastBlaster, etc.

  • From: "Mac Norins" <macatack5@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 16:46:47 -0800

Thanks for that; it's more than I expected but less than a detailed 
explanation!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Governor Staten" <govsta@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 1:58 PM
Subject: Re: Recording Skype Calls In Applications Such As Goldwave, 
CastBlaster, etc.


If you know what a walkie-talkie is, then you know what half duplex is. Two
people cannot speak at the same time, and both be heard.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Darrell Shandrow" <nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 16:43
Subject: Re: Recording Skype Calls In Applications Such As Goldwave,
CastBlaster, etc.


>
> Hi Mac,
>
> This list is fairly technical in nature.  There are no harmful intentions
> or class distinctions intended at all in my use of some technical terms.
> They are just intended for reading by those who already understand such
> terminology or those whom happen to be willing to do some homework on
> their own.  Alas, especially now with a job search under way, I just don't
> have a sufficient amount of time at my disposal to act as an instructor
> from the ground up.  My apologies here.  Just doing the best I can.
>
>
>
> Darrell Shandrow - Shandrow Communications!
> Technology consultant/instructor, network/systems administrator!
> A+, CSSA, Network+!
> Visit http://www.petitiononline.com/captcha and sign the Google Word
> Verification Accessibility Petition today!
> Information should be accessible to us without need of translation by
> another person.
> Blind Access Journal blog and podcast: http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Mac Norins" <macatack5@xxxxxxx>
> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 10:58 AM
> Subject: Re: Recording Skype Calls In Applications Such As Goldwave,
> CastBlaster, etc.
>
>
>> Thanks, Darrell, that's about what I thought your reply would be.  I am
>> used
>> to some levels of jargon and there are areas of expertise where you
>> couldn't
>> touch me with a ten foot pole.  However, you say it best, in your slogan,
>> at
>> the bottom of every post you send out, namely:  "
>> Information should be accessible to us without need of translation by
>> another person."  I might have missed an earlier part of the thread, that
>> the sender had put out there, which would make my comments that much more
>> embarrassing, but, I don't think I did, which is why I wrote what I
>> wrote,
>> plus which is why I am continuing the thread,in  public.  In other words,
>> by
>> all means, explain your direction, but don't try to baffle or brag,
>> through
>> the esoteric use of jargon, OK?
>>
>> I have really said more than I intended to, on this subject, which
>> embarrasses me the most; my apologies to anyone who feels that I am out
>> on a
>> limb here-- I don't think I am, but I could certainly be! Now, because of
>> your high class lingo, I have to attempt to do some "Search Engine
>> Surfing"
>> , in order to get caught up.  You know, I should have spent $100 or $135
>> to
>> get a Reading for the Dyslexic and Blind membership, before now, in order
>> to
>> get the textbooks that I might need; any suggestions on textbooks that I
>> might peruse,to get me up to speed on some of these subjects, Darrell?
>>
>> Regards to the list and to Darrell,
>>
>> Mac Norins
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Darrell Shandrow" <nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 4:46 AM
>> Subject: Re: Recording Skype Calls In Applications Such As Goldwave,
>> CastBlaster, etc.
>>
>>
>> Hi Mac,
>>
>> The shop talk is just a matter of fact sometimes on these mailing lists.
>> I
>> apologize.  I'll write another note shortly in an attempt to explain some
>> of
>> this stuff, but it is also helpful to start learning some of the lingo,
>> too.
>> Lingo ( or jargon) allows people to quickly communicate ideas with others
>> who also know the meanings of the terms.  It just can't always be avoided
>> and some of this is up to us to expand our knowledge bases as
>> individuals.
>>
>>
>> Darrell Shandrow - Shandrow Communications!
>> Technology consultant/instructor, network/systems administrator!
>> A+, CSSA, Network+!
>> Visit http://www.petitiononline.com/captcha and sign the Google Word
>> Verification Accessibility Petition today!
>> Information should be accessible to us without need of translation by
>> another person.
>> Blind Access Journal blog and podcast: http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Mac Norins" <macatack5@xxxxxxx>
>> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 12:36 AM
>> Subject: Re: Recording Skype Calls In Applications Such As Goldwave,
>> CastBlaster, etc.
>>
>>
>>> Darrell,
>>>
>>> That was a pretty high falutin' bunch of words for a public list; you
>>> just
>>> showing off your vocabulary, or do you want to explain what you said?
>>> Some
>>> of us don't know squat about chat rooms or some of the tools that you
>>> just
>>> mentioned and that makes this an accessibility issue, if I ever heard
>>> one!
>>> Spill the beans and make it simple to understand, OK?  BTW, I am saying
>>> all
>>> this because I have been told that Total Recorder was"OK" for recording
>>> Skype calls, Skylook was about the best, but requires a knowledge of
>>> Outlook
>>> (not Outllook Express) and that, as you are intimating, Power Grommo is
>>> a
>>> bear, because of the Visual Verification problem;the one  that you are
>>> fighting, all the time.  Now, what does George Buys have in his Talking
>>> Communities chatrooms that you suddenly have; you said that you have it!
>>> Tell me what's going on here and tell everyone else, who isn't up to
>>> speed
>>> with all of your  "knowledge power"!
>>> What the hell is half duplex?
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Mac Norins
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Darrell Shandrow" <nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 9:47 PM
>>> Subject: Re: Recording Skype Calls In Applications Such As Goldwave,
>>> CastBlaster, etc.
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Mika,
>>>
>>> You definitely want to stay away from Power Gramo.  I currently have a 5
>>> user Talking Communities chat room which includes very good recording
>>> capabilities, so if both users are PC based, well, you're all set.  It
>>> would
>>> be wonderful for interviews, so long as both parties are fine with half
>>> duplex communications.  Better anyhow; no wworries about people talking
>>> over
>>> each other.
>>>
>>>
>>> Darrell Shandrow - Shandrow Communications!
>>> Technology consultant/instructor, network/systems administrator!
>>> A+, CSSA, Network+!
>>> Visit http://www.petitiononline.com/captcha and sign the Google Word
>>> Verification Accessibility Petition today!
>>> Information should be accessible to us without need of translation by
>>> another person.
>>> Blind Access Journal blog and podcast: http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Mika Pyyhkala" <pyyhkala@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 8:49 PM
>>> Subject: Recording Skype Calls In Applications Such As Goldwave,
>>> CastBlaster, etc.
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I am wondering if anyone can recommend a good way to record Skype
>>>> calls?
>>>> My
>>>> sound card does not have the "what you hear" option which I imagine
>>>> might
>>>> do
>>>> it.
>>>>
>>>> I have been looking on the web, and none of the solutions seem that
>>>> great.
>>>> Many of them require that you do your recording in a specific program,
>>>> etc.
>>>>
>>>> I did check out Hot Recorder, but I could not figure out how to save
>>>> files.
>>>> You also must use the jaws cursor quite a bit in hot recorder.
>>>>
>>>> I am also playing with something called
>>>> Virtual Audio Cable
>>>> Which is some kind of shareware software mixer.
>>>>
>>>> But I'm wondering how people here record Skype?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Mika
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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