[openstack-dev] [TripleO] Alternate meeting time

marios marios at redhat.com
Tue Dec 2 14:22:07 UTC 2014

On 02/12/14 16:10, James Polley wrote:
> Months ago, I pushed for us to alternate meeting times to something that
> was friendlier to me, so we started doing alternate weeks at 0700UTC.
> That worked well for me, but wasn't working so well for a few people in
> Europe, so we decided to give 0800UTC a try. Then DST changes happened,
> and wiki pages got out of sync, and there was confusion about what time
> the meeting is at..
> The alternate meeting hasn't been very well attended for the last ~3
> meetings. Partly I think that's due to summit and travel plans, but it
> seems like the 0800UTC time doesn't work very well for quite a few people.
> So, instead of trying things at random, I've
> created https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/tripleo-alternate-meeting-time
> as a starting point for figuring out what meeting time might work well
> for the most people. Obviously the world is round, and people have
> different schedules, and we're never going to get a meeting time that
> works well for everyone - but it'd be nice to try to maximise attendance
> (and minimise inconvenience) as much as we can.
> If you regularly attend, or would like to attend, the meeting, please
> take a moment to look at the etherpad to register your vote for which
> time works best for you. There's even a section for you to cast your
> vote if the UTC1900 meeting (aka the "main" or "US-Friendly" meeting)
> works better for you! 

slight clarification - are we discussing which time would suit best for
the alternative meeting, or that we are scrapping the alternate, and
re-voting for the best main meeting time. In either case the proposed
times are still mostly not EU friendly (I guess the 1800 UTC would be ok
for UK),

thanks, marios

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