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Re: Online Developer Meetings

From: Michele Martone
Subject: Re: Online Developer Meetings
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2020 22:19:56 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.8.3 (2017-05-23)

On 20200602@15:28, 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'd be interested trying, at least for sparsersb & sparse directions.
Timezone Europe,  +0200 .
If <= 1 hour lenght is OK either weekdays or weekend.
I've among those with a FSF membership, just in case.


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