[openstack-dev] Pros and Cons of face-to-face meetings
mnaser at vexxhost.com
Thu Mar 8 17:57:05 UTC 2018
On Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 12:49 PM, Flint WALRUS <gael.therond at gmail.com> wrote:
> Pretty easy, put the PTG online with a livestream on
> YouTube/Hangout/whatever platform that will then be saved and could even be
> watched later on!
I think that we can work out a solution so that every room at the PTG
has a live stream
going with the ability of people to join remotely. This would be
hugely beneficial for
those who are unable to attend as they'll be able to join the room and
be part of the
I can imagine that it involves quite a bit of logistics, but with the
right planning and
testing, I think it could work out great.
> It’s just a matter of some hardware and a decent internet bandwidth that’s
> already available to almost every places where a PTG took place.
> Problem solved.
> PS: Even if I second your thoughts about the fact that some can make it to a
> physical meeting for some reason (And I’m one of them), your email sounds a
> little bit aggressive. Miss some smiley ? ;-)
> Le jeu. 8 mars 2018 à 15:04, Jens Harbott <j.harbott at x-ion.de> a écrit :
>> With the current PTG just finished and seeing discussions happen about
>> the format of the next, it seems that the advantages of these seem
>> to be pretty clear to most, so let me use the occasion to remind
>> everyone of the disadvantages.
>> Every meeting that is happening is excluding those contributors that
>> can not attend it. And with that it is violating the fourth Open
>> principle, having a community that is open to everyone. If you are
>> wondering whom this would affect, here's a non-exclusive (sic) list of
>> valid reasons not to attend physical meetings:
>> - Health issues
>> - Privilege issues (like not getting visa or travel permits)
>> - Caretaking responsibilities (children, other family, animals, plants)
>> - Environmental concerns
>> So when you are considering whether it is worth the money and effort
>> to organise PTGs or similar events, I'd like you also to consider
>> those being excluded by such activities. It is not without a reason
>> that IRC and emails have been settled upon as preferred means of
>> communication. I'm not saying that physical meetings should be dropped
>> altogether, but maybe more effort can be placed into providing means
>> of remote participation, which might at least reduce some effects.
>>  https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/opens.html
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