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

Marek Vasut marek.vasut at gmail.com
Mon May 20 12:59:11 UTC 2019

On 5/20/19 2:14 PM, Simon Glass wrote:
> Hi Marek,
> On Mon, 20 May 2019 at 06:11, Marek Vasut <marek.vasut at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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) ...
> I think audio/video with text as well. We could even keep a shared doc
> for people to type into while talking. I use that in meetings quite a
> bit and it helps with language (and for a record of what was
> discussed, web links, etc).
> How about we try it and see?

AFAIR there were concerns about the language barrier before.

I am fine with keeping some sort of log (etherpad?) though.

Best regards,
Marek Vasut

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