Re: Agenda experiment for IETF 103 in November in Bangkok

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Mon, 14 May 2018 20:59 UTC

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Subject: Re: Agenda experiment for IETF 103 in November in Bangkok
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From: Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>
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Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 08:59:47 +1200
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On 15/05/2018 08:51, Adam Roach wrote:
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> I have yet to see any comments on the fact that we have O(30) working 
> groups ask not to be scheduled on Fridays every single meeting. 
...
> I am curious if anyone has thoughts about how this particular scheduling 
> difficulty can be addressed beyond what we might learn from the Bangkok 
> experiment.

By simply ignoring those requests in the scheduling process.

I've found Friday morning meetings to be very useful. Firstly
there are fewer lookers-on and secondly they run efficiently
because nobody wants them to over-run.

(That applies up to about 11:30 a.m. Later than that, people really are
eager to get to the airport.)

   Brian