This week's meeting: come to either Daylight Savings Time or not (2 meeting slots)

Paul W. Frields stickster at
Tue Nov 3 19:35:06 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 02:22:08PM -0500, Mel Chua wrote:
> Short version: this week's meeting will be a "Daylight Savings Time
> Is Weird" meeting; you can either come at 20:00 UTC or 21:00 UTC
> (for me, that's 3pm EST and 4pm EST) and there will be a Marketing
> meeting at the start of both hours and a worksprint on release
> deliverables for the remainder of that hour.
> Going forward, we'll stick with 20:00 UTC regardless of daylight
> savings time, so US folks such as myself who are affected by DST,
> that's 3pm now. Holler with any time conflicts - when we sit down to
> plan for F13, we'll also do a quick check to see if we need to
> recalibrate our meeting time.
> --Mel
> ---
> 19:07:41  * mchua looks to see if the meeting announcement actually went out
> 19:08:38 < mchua> ...oh gah! My script timed out because I stopped
> it right before daylight savings!
> 19:10:34 < mchua> ...wait, zodbot and daylight savings...
> 19:10:54 < mchua> ...don't match.
> 19:11:09  * mchua checks to see what I said last night on the mailing list
> 19:12:20 < mchua> Apparently I sent conflicting time info on the
> mailing list.
> 19:12:33 < mchua> Lovely.
> 19:13:48 < mchua> Ok. What I'm going to do is since we've already
> got a late meeting time for Europe, and zodbot isn't affected by
> DST, I'm going to make our meeting time unaffected by DST.
> 19:14:00 < mchua> I'm going to resign myself to doing two 1-hour
> meetings today (mostly worksprints) to catch everyone.
> 19:14:18 < mchua> And I'm going to update the meetings page and the
> mailing list with that right now.

I'll be there for the 3pm EST; I have an appointment at 4:30pm so I
may not be able to stay all 2 hours.

Paul W. Frields                      
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