[openstack-dev] [TripleO] Alternate meeting time

Giulio Fidente gfidente at redhat.com
Tue Dec 2 15:12:33 UTC 2014

On 12/02/2014 03:45 PM, Derek Higgins wrote:
> On 02/12/14 14:10, 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!
> Can I suggest an alternative data gathering method, I've put each hour
> in a week in a poll, for each slot you have 3 options

I think it is great, but would be even better if we could trim it to 
just a *single* day and once we agreed on the timeframe, we decide on 
the day as that probably won't count much so long as it is a weekday I 

Giulio Fidente

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