[openstack-dev] [Stable] Usefulness of Weekly Meeting

Ian Cordasco sigmavirus24 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 13:06:38 UTC 2016


-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Breeds <tony at bakeyournoodle.com>
Reply: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>, OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
Date: November 15, 2016 at 16:55:36
To: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
Subject:  Re: [openstack-dev] [Stable] Usefulness of Weekly Meeting

> On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 10:25:26AM -0800, Ian Cordasco wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > So the stable-maintenance team (and liaisons to it) have had a meeting
> > scheduled for a while now. Recently, however, we've had trouble
> > getting more than one person to attend meetings when we have them.
> I need to apologise for letting this happen.

I'd like to emphasize that I don't see this as any one person's fault. I just was thinking aloud about whether or not we find much use. We're not exactly a high activity team and we do communicate very well via this very medium.

> The current arrangement with 2
> meetings US/EU and US/AU means that I can only attend the US/AU timeslot, and I
> failed to set someone to run the US/EU meeting. I'd like to propose that we
> switch the arrantment to:
> US/AU: #openstack-meeting-4 2100 UTC Monday (same time as now different room)
> AU/EU: #openstack-meeting-4 1000 UTC Monday

This sounds fine to me. It might even be less confusing than having two separate days and channels too.

> Alternate weeks, although we *could* run both meetings on the same day every
> 2nd week if people wanted.
> > I wonder if it would be more useful to less frequent meetings (perhaps
> > every other week) and if we need to reschedule them to better serve
> > those who plan to attend.
> As always it's a question of less often is harder to form a habit. I'd like to
> request we try the new schedule until the PTG and then re-evaluate.

That sounds fine with me. I just wanted to gather some other feedback. :)

Ian Cordasco

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