[cinder] monthly video meeting poll results

Jay Bryant jungleboyj at gmail.com
Sat Jul 11 16:44:48 UTC 2020


Thanks for putting this together and for the summary.

Look forward to seeing you all later this month.  :-)


On 7/10/2020 11:11 AM, Brian Rosmaita wrote:
> tl;dr - our first video meeting will be Wednesday 29 July
>   connection info will be on the agenda etherpad,
>   https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/cinder-victoria-meetings
> For those who didn't see the poll, this is what it was about:
> We're considering holding the Cinder weekly meeting as a video 
> conference once each month. It will be the last meeting of each month 
> and will take place at the regularly scheduled meeting time (1400 UTC 
> for 60 minutes).
> Video Meeting Rules:
> * Everyone will keep IRC open during the meeting.
> * We'll take notes in IRC to leave a record similar to what we have 
> for our regular IRC meetings.
> * Some people are more comfortable communicating in written English. 
> So at any point, any attendee may request that the discussion of the 
> current topic be conducted entirely in IRC.
> The results:
> Do it?
> - 50% in favor, 33% in strong favor, 17% don't care, no one opposed.
> Record?
> - 50% yes, 50% don't care
> Conferencing software?
> - Bluejeans: first choice of 70% of respondents
> Comments
> - Let's work hard to write what we speak!
> - people who don't want to be recorded can turn their camera off
> - video conference plus IRC is for sure better than IRC only
> - Zoom is shady and possibly not appropriate for an open source 
> project that wants to welcome contributors from all countries. I think 
> we're better off avoiding it.
> Conclusion:
> We'll hold the Cinder weekly meeting for 29 July in BlueJeans *and* 
> IRC following the ground rules laid out above, and continue doing the 
> same for the last meeting of each month through the end of the 
> Victoria cycle.  The meetings will be recorded.

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