[all][tc] Technical Committee next weekly meeting on Aug 19th at 1500 UTC
gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Thu Aug 19 17:23:05 UTC 2021
---- On Thu, 19 Aug 2021 07:58:16 -0500 Brian Rosmaita <rosmaita.fossdev at gmail.com> wrote ----
> On 8/18/21 11:56 PM, Ghanshyam Mann wrote:
> > Hello Everyone,
> > Below is the agenda for Tomorrow's TC meeting schedule at 1500 UTC in #openstack-tc IRC channel.
> > * Moving weekly meetings to video/voice calls.
> > ** Example: https://ircbot.wl.linuxfoundation.org/meetings/fdio-meeting/2021/fd_io_csit_project_meeting/fdio-meeting-fd_io_csit_project_meeting.2021-08-11-14.02.log.html
> Here's some feedback for the proposal. A year ago we started holding
> the last Cinder weekly meeting of each month in video + irc (the irc
> component for people with bad connections or who are more comfortable
> with written than spoken English) .
> The meetings are recorded (you can find links on the meeting agenda 
> if you're interested). I haven't watched any of them, well, because I
> was there.
> The point I want to make here is to compare the meeting logs from a
> video meeting  and the irc-only meeting the week before .
> The video meeting logs are basically just a list of pointers into where
> the discussion happens, which is helpful, but you have to watch the
> recording. With the irc-only meeting logs, you have all the discussion
> in one place (though you get the sometimes strange interleaving of topics).
> The video meetings are good from a team cohesion standpoint. People
> enjoy the interaction and getting to see each other once a month. But
> the logs aren't very helpful when I want to go back and check something
> real quickly to see if I remembered a discussion correctly. The other
> nice thing about the irc-only logs is that if someone misses a meeting,
> it takes way less than an hour to find out what happened.
> I don't know about other people, but the way I keep up on the TC is
> reading Ghanshyam's excellent 5 minute summaries on the mailing list and
> looking at the meeting log if there's a topic where I want to get some
> more detail about the discussion.
Thanks again for the feedback, glad to hear that the summary email is helpful.
> So, my suggestion is that if you want to do a video meeting, do it once
> a month, and that way you get the benefits of some video interaction,
> but the rest of us interested parties (which is basically the entire
> OpenStack community) aren't required to watch a video to find out how
> the discussion went.
+1, Thanks for sharing the experience which is helpful. In today TC meeting, we
decided to try monthly video call and based on how it goes then we will formalize/
iterate it in PTG.
> (Notice that I didn't say anything about voice calls. Those absolutely
> suck. Just my opinion.)
>  https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/cinder-xena-meetings
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