[U-Boot-Custodians] Monthly community meeting (Was: Re: (no subject))

Marek Vasut marek.vasut at gmail.com
Mon May 20 12:11:48 UTC 2019

On 5/20/19 2:04 PM, Simon Glass wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, 29 Apr 2019 at 08:57, Neil Armstrong <narmstrong at baylibre.com> wrote:
>> On 24/04/2019 18:55, Marek Vasut wrote:
>>> On 4/24/19 6:31 PM, Alexey Brodkin wrote:
>>>> Hi Marek, all,
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: U-Boot-Custodians <u-boot-custodians-bounces at lists.denx.de> On Behalf Of Marek Vasut
>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:35 PM
>>>>> To: Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org>
>>>>> Cc: u-boot-custodians at lists.denx.de
>>>>> Subject: Re: [U-Boot-Custodians] Monthly community meeting (Was: Re: (no subject))
>>>>> On 4/24/19 5:18 PM, Simon Glass wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, 22 Apr 2019 at 08:46, Marek Vasut <marek.vasut at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> On 4/22/19 4:24 PM, Tom Rini wrote:
>>>>>>>> On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 01:38:12PM +0200, Marek Vasut wrote:
>>>>>>>>> On 4/15/19 1:04 PM, Heinrich Schuchardt wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> Hello Tom,
>>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>>> I did not see any post concerning community meetings recently. Does today‘s meeting takes place?
>>>>>>>>>> I would prefer if there were regular meetings.
>>>>>>>>> +1 , except I'm not available on Monday afternoon (GMT), so probably not
>>>>>>>>> Monday.
>>>>>>>> Hey all,
>>>>>>>> So there's been more than one request for a regular meeting, which I
>>>>>>>> would be happy to host and even attempt to record.  The problem is
>>>>>>>> finding a good time for the most folks, and my first attempt didn't fit
>>>>>>>> enough people.  So, what are times people would like to try and meet,
>>>>>>>> lets say monthly?
>>>>>>> I'm positively NOT available on Monday 3pm-8pm and Thursday 2pm-9pm GMT,
>>>>>>> otherwise it's fine. Although, this is likely to change in June .
>>>>>>> That said, I'd rather prefer an IRC meeting than a telco, IRC is far
>>>>>>> more accessible. Maybe if we could agree on discussion topics / agenda
>>>>>>> slightly in advance via email, that would be good too.
>>>>>> Can we do both? I feel that a telco / hangout / whatever is much
>>>>>> better for discussion. I like video too!
>>>>> Keep in mind that not everyone is a native English speaker and the
>>>>> language barrier is a problem for some. Text-based exchange helps a bit.
>>>> Agree, but we already have a lot of text-based communications and
>>>> addition of voice & video (which for me IMHO is very optional as
>>>> some people might attend from off-work hours from home/café etc) channel
>>>> will be useful for quick sync-up and discussion of important and/or
>>>> urgent questions.
>>> What's the requirement here, audio/video or quick sync-up ? If the
>>> former, I feel it's barring non-native speakers from easily
>>> participating -- not everyone can readily jump into fast-paced
>>> conversation in English. If the later, IRC does that quite well,
>>> cfr #u-boot on freenode. Maybe we need some private channel for that.
>> Agreed, I don't feel confident enough to jump into a strong conversation
>> between native speaker, even more on a video call !
>> Having a text based backup can be useful !
>> I'll meet if the selected timeframe is available for me.
> Is this meeting going ahead this month? I suggest it should have its
> own web page on the U-Boot site.

Did we agree whether it's gonna be text or audio/video ? I would prefer
the former (text) ...

Best regards,
Marek Vasut

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