Resolving conflict in technical debates in an ideal world

Caroline Ford at
Thu Sep 4 10:47:58 BST 2008

2008/9/4 Daniel Holbach <daniel.holbach at>:
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> Stefan Lesicnik schrieb:
>> I agree that some form of a conference call between those involved is
>> a great way to address issues, but also poses some difficulties.
>> Getting all interested parties to attend at a certain time for
>> instance.
> I agree, finding a suitable meeting time is a problem in almost all more
> direct forms of communication. Still I think if it's all about finding a
> solution to a problem you care about, it will be possible to find a good
> meeting time, even if you have to stay up late or get up early.

Real time voice calls are more exclusive, with no record. They require
people to be around at the same time.

Moving from a mailing list to a conference call would cut out
everybody who isn't on the conference call.

Many more people read (and learn) from these lists than participate.


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