Re: Interim meetings - changing the way we work

Phillip Hallam-Baker <phill@hallambaker.com> Thu, 26 February 2015 17:43 UTC

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Subject: Re: Interim meetings - changing the way we work
From: Phillip Hallam-Baker <phill@hallambaker.com>
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On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 6:01 AM, Benoit Claise <bclaise@cisco.com>; wrote:

>  Philip,
>
>  Is there really a demand for interim meetings that cannot be supported
> in IETF regular meetings? We meet 3 times a year, why isn't that enough? I
> don't know of any W3C working group meeting more than three times a year.
>
>  Rather than trying to pile requirements onto interim meetings, can we
> work out a way to accommodate these needs in regular meetings?
>
>
>  I would like to suggest we go a stage further and change the way the
> IETF meetings work.
>
>  People are having interim meetings because a one or two day meeting on
> one topic is a lot more productive than an IETF WG session.
>
> Or because weekly meetings are more efficient.
>

I consider weekly con-calls a different class. But again, they are often
useful for certain types of WG.