Re: Structure of IETF meeting weeks (was: Re: IAOC requesting input on (potential) meeting cities)

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Wed, 26 April 2017 14:13 UTC

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Subject: Re: Structure of IETF meeting weeks (was: Re: IAOC requesting input on (potential) meeting cities)
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Comments: In-reply-to Bob Hinden <bob.hinden@gmail.com> message dated "Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:08:46 -0700."
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Bob Hinden <bob.hinden@gmail.com> wrote:
    > I think the meetings would be a lot more productive if a w.g. could
    > have a meeting at the start of the week, work on the the issues during
    > the week, send updates to the mailing list, have email and face to face
    > discussions, and then have a second session at the end of the week to
    > get consensus.  Clearly, impossible to schedule this with our current
    > number of working groups, but I think it would make for a more
    > productive week.

I have repeatedly suggested this to the IESG, most recently last week...

Every WG gets a 1hr slot Mon/Tue (Wed), with *FULL* consideration of
conflicts.  Then a second (1-2h) slot later in the week, with much more
minimal concern for conflicts.

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