[openstack-dev] [Ironic] Proposing new meeting times
jim at jimrollenhagen.com
Tue Nov 18 17:08:54 UTC 2014
On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 01:00:04AM +0000, Devananda van der Veen wrote:
> Hi all,
> As discussed in Paris and at today's IRC meeting  we are going to be
> alternating the time of the weekly IRC meetings to accommodate our
> contributors in EMEA better. No time will be perfect for everyone, but as
> it stands, we rarely (if ever) see our Indian, Chinese, and Japanese
> contributors -- and it's quite hard for any of the AU / NZ folks to attend.
> I'm proposing two sets of times below. Please respond with a "-1" vote to
> an option if that option would cause you to miss ALL meetings, or a "+1"
> vote if you can magically attend ALL the meetings. If you can attend,
> without significant disruption, at least one of the time slots in a
> proposal, please do not vote either for or against it. This way we can
> identify a proposal which allows everyone to attend at a minimum 50% of the
> meetings, and preferentially weight towards one that allows more
> contributors to attend two meetings.
> This link shows the local times in some major coutries / timezones around
> the world (and you can customize it to add your own).
> For reference, the current meeting time is 1900 UTC.
> Option #1: alternate between Monday 1900 UTC && Tuesday 0900 UTC. I like
> this because 1900 UTC spans all of US and western EU, while 0900 combines
> EU and EMEA. Folks in western EU are "in the middle" and can attend all
> Option #2: alternate between Monday 1700 UTC && Tuesday 0500 UTC. I like
> this because it shifts the current slot two hours earlier, making it easier
> for eastern EU to attend without excluding the western US, and while 0500
> UTC is not so late that US west coast contributors can't attend (it's 9PM
> for us), it is harder for western EU folks to attend. There's really no one
> in the middle here, but there is at least a chance for US west coast and
> EMEA to overlap, which we don't have at any other time.
+1, I probably won't make all of the 0500 meetings, but will make some.
> I'll collate all the responses to this thread during the week, ahead of
> next week's regularly-scheduled meeting.
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