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From Matt Hogstrom <>
Subject Re: Weekly conference call - thoughts
Date Sat, 29 Oct 2005 18:42:43 GMT
I love an e-mail that elicites opinions :)

Ok, I give.  I personally hate typing and was looking for an alternative for 
folks.  Sounds like there is moderate interest and strong disdain so I'll 
withdraw the proposal.

Perhaps this proposal is a bit like the fireswamp.

- Matt

Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> I worry about the same problem that we have with IRC - that while  it's 
> a very convenient way to communicate, not everyone can make it  and 
> participate in the discussion, and also despite the best of  intentions, 
> summaries result in not everything discussed making it to  the 
> "institutional memory" that is the dev@ list.  It's true that e- mail is 
> slow, but it does allow the time-shifting and "inclusivity",  to coin a 
> word...
> Sorry to be a wet blanket, but it's just my $0.02....
> geir
> On Oct 28, 2005, at 3:00 PM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:
>> I was thinking that it might be worthwhile to have a regular weekly  
>> conference call for those on the dev list.  It would not be  mandatory 
>> at all but we could all put it on our calendars and use  it as a time 
>> to talk over issues rather than rely totally on e- mail.  We'd get 
>> someone to take notes and post them to the dev list  and solicit 
>> agenda items from there as well.
>> I'll look into how we could do this and what the cost issues are.   I 
>> was thinking something like Thursdays at noon EST (most favorable  to 
>> cover those that might be interested from Europe).
>> Thoughts on the idea, frequency, etc.
>> Cheers,
>> Matt

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