[RFC] Weekly Kernel Team IRC Meeting Time & Format Change

Pete Graner pgraner at canonical.com
Wed Oct 8 16:49:06 UTC 2008

Pete Graner wrote:
> Everyone,
> Since I had no objections to this proposal we will change the kernel
> team meeting times to:
> Tuesdays @ 1500 UTC in #ubuntu-meeting.

I made a mistake that should read 1700 UTC.

Sorry for the confusion.


> This upcoming Tuesday (Oct 14th 2008) will be the first to use the new
> time and format.
> Thanks
> ~pete
> Pete Graner wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I would like to propose a change to how the kernel team conducts its 
>> weekly IRC meetings.
>> Currently the Canonical portion of the kernel team has a weekly phone 
>> call on Tuesdays. On this call we cover numerous topics, most of which 
>> should be discussed in a community forum. Immediately afterwards we 
>> have the weekly IRC meeting in #ubuntu-kernel on Freenode.
>> I would like to propose that we move the IRC meeting to 1500 UTC 
>> starting Tuesday 23 Sep 2008. With that I would like to move it to 
>> #ubuntu-meeting.
>> Why this proposal & what does it solve?
>> I've noticed that the current IRC meetings held in #ubuntu-kernel are 
>> not broadly attended and lack content. I believe the reason is that by 
>> holding the internal call first much of the interesting topics get 
>> covered there and have to be repeated in the IRC meeting. I'm 
>> proposing holding the IRC meeting first, coving all the topics of 
>> community interest in the IRC forum. This leaves  the Canonical 
>> portion of the kernel team free to hold the weekly call afterwards and 
>> discuss Canonical relevant business.
>> Also by holding it in #ubuntu-meeting it brings the meeting in line 
>> with what the other teams are doing and mootbot can be used to track 
>> meeting mins, actions and the like.
>> Thoughts?
>> Thanks
>> ~pete

Pete Graner	<pgraner at canonical.com>

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