[openstack-dev] [tc] [all] TC Report 18

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Wed May 3 17:02:52 UTC 2017

Excerpts from Thierry Carrez's message of 2017-05-03 18:16:29 +0200:
> Ed Leafe wrote:
> > On May 3, 2017, at 2:41 AM, Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org> wrote:
> > 
> >> In the current
> >> system, TC members (or really, anyone in the community) can add to the
> >> "Open discussion" section of the meeting agenda, but that happens
> >> extremely rarely. I suspect that the 5 minutes per week that we end up
> >> dedicating to open discussion in the meetings does not encourage people
> >> to load large topics of discussions in it.
> > 
> > Simple: *start* the meeting with Open Discussion.
> I don't really see how that would solve the agenda problem.
> I think it's better for everyone if people post topics they want to
> discuss in advance. Europeans who want to attend need to stay up late,
> People in the APAC zone need to get up very early. Knowing up-front what
> will be discussed might (might) give people in those zones the extra
> incentive they need to attend.

Knowing what will be discussed in advanced also helps everyone collect
their thoughts and be ready to contribute.


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