[openstack-dev] Subject: Re: [Ironic] Proposing new meeting times

Hsu, Wan-Yen wan-yen.hsu at hp.com
Wed Nov 19 07:48:28 UTC 2014

+1 for Option #2: alternate between Monday 1700 UTC && Tuesday 0500 UTC


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 [1] 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).

> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meetingtime.html?iso=20141125&p1=224&p2=179&p3=78&p4=367&p5=44&p6=33&p7=248&p8=5


> 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

> meetings.


> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meetingdetails.html?year=2014&month=11&day=24&hour=19&min=0&sec=0&p1=224&p2=179&p3=78&p4=367&p5=44&p6=33&p7=248&p8=5


> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meetingdetails.html?year=2014&month=11&day=25&hour=9&min=0&sec=0&p1=224&p2=179&p3=78&p4=367&p5=44&p6=33&p7=248&p8=5



> 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.


> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meetingdetails.html?year=2014&month=11&day=24&hour=17&min=0&sec=0&p1=224&p2=179&p3=78&p4=367&p5=44&p6=33&p7=248&p8=5


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