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From Mike Reinstein <reinstein.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Better real time communication
Date Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:02:41 GMT
Jukka,

So is it common practice/OK to have a scribe keep meeting points and bring
them back to a mailing list thread?



On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 5:49 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
> > More of an Apache policy than anything. Not sure how strict it is but
> > this one was hammered into us early. (I appreciate the reasoning too.)
> >
> > I personally don't mind as most arch stuff will bubble up here anyhow.
> >
> > Mentors?
>
> It's perfectly fine to discuss project matters also outside the
> mailing list, as long as all significant matters and decisions are
> brought back to the list where everyone has a chance to chime in even
> if they're in a different time zone or otherwise not able to
> participate in real-time discussions.
>
> In practice a good guideline is that you're fine as long as you don't
> encounter situations where you get people asking "Why was this done
> like this?" and the answer is "We decided it in that meeting on IRC /
> phone / etc.". Unless it's a trivial matter (like a simple bug fix
> that doesn't need much background), you should be able to answer such
> questions with a pointer to the list archive or the issue tracker
> where the matter was brought up for discussion. The starting point of
> such a discussion could well be a summary of some real-time meeting
> elsewhere.
>
> BR,
>
> Jukka Zitting
>

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