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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: team building
Date Tue, 28 Sep 2010 10:48:04 GMT
Just keep in mind that this is a sensitive topic at ASF. Many projects
have associated IRC channels. At the same time, keeping decisions on
the mailing list, available to all in any time zone, is critical.

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 5:30 AM, Patricia Shanahan <pats@acm.org> wrote:
> I don't see any harm in experimenting, but I don't have any experience with
> chat across so many time zones. I happen to be responsive now because I'm
> adjusting my sleep schedule in preparation for a trip to London. I would
> normally be asleep for another four or five hours.
>
> How well does chat work when active participants in a conversation can take
> hours to respond? To me, the tempo of e-mail seems better suited.
>
> Regardless of whether e-mail or chat works better, I would like a club room
> for social get-to-know-you conversations - the virtual equivalent of getting
> together for lunch in a physically co-located project.
>
> Patricia
>
>
> On 9/28/2010 1:40 AM, Sim IJskes - QCG wrote:
>>
>> Shall we do some teambuilding and create a chat group/room somewhere?
>>
>> jabber or irc?
>>
>> Gr. Sim
>>
>
>

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