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Re: Online Developer Meetings

From: Andrew Janke
Subject: Re: Online Developer Meetings
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2020 16:01:54 -0400
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On 6/2/20 3:28 PM, John W. Eaton wrote:
> On IRC yesterday, Carnë wrote
>   I was thinking it would be nice if there was some
>   way to follow Octave development. Something like
>   OctConf but much more frequently and shorter.
>   And since everyone is doing online meetings now,
>   what about doing just that? I was imagining 1 hour
>   or so a month, where people doing dev could talk
>   on what they're up to.
> I would be glad to participate.  Is anyone else interested in having
> periodic online developer meetings?
> After a bit of discussion, it seems we could use jitsi
> (https://jitsi.org) as a free platform for conferencing, possibly using
> the instance that the FSF provides to members
> (https://www.fsf.org/associate/about-the-fsf-jitsi-meet-server).
> Although the initial proposal is to have the meetings open to anyone, we
> would like to keep them focused on development topics to avoid having
> them turn into Q&A/Support sessions.
> Scheduling is another minor(!) detail to work out.  Most Octave
> developers are somewhere in the US Pacific time zone to somewhere in
> Europe, so this covers about 10-11 hours difference.  Would weekends or
> weekdays work best for most people?  Perhaps it doesn't matter too much
> as we could vary the times of the meetings to allow more people to
> participate.
> Comments?
> jwe

I am interested!

Jitsi works fine for me.

I'm in New York (US Eastern) time. Either weekdays or weekends work for me.


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