[rgchairs] Re: 63rd IETF Agenda - DRAFT

Thierry Ernst <ernst@sfc.wide.ad.jp> Wed, 13 July 2005 17:16 UTC

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From: Thierry Ernst <ernst@sfc.wide.ad.jp>
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Subject: [rgchairs] Re: 63rd IETF Agenda - DRAFT
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Actually, this is an excellent idea !
Thierry

On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 09:00:47 +0200
Lars Eggert <lars.eggert@netlab.nec.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> On 2005-7-13, at 3:49 , Thierry Ernst wrote:
> >
> > It's notorious that people try to arrange their flight in advance in
> > order to get cheaper prices, so if we really want people to organize
> > their trip in a way they consider staying on Friday, we:
> > 1. must issue a draft agenda earlier (I would say 1 month in  
> > advance at
> > the very least
> > 2. in case of agenda changes, no slot should be move to the  
> > extremity of
> > the week
> > 3. people should get used to stay on Friday
> >
> > The problem for 3 is that some WGs have to play the role of
> > guinea-pig and this is not acceptable. So, 1 and 2 may be the 1st
> > category's requirement. May be one eaay way is for some WGs to
> > volunteer for a Friday BOF ahead of time, with the information
> > spread on the relevant mailing lists.
> >
> > A side note, I think it's a bad idea to schedule a BOF on Friday  
> > because
> > many people are not aware of the content of a BOF before they
> > attend; also BOF need to span a larger audience.
> 
> If you want to achieve (3), which is the right thing to do IMO, then  
> let's make Friday "BOF day" in Vancouver, announce it well before and 
> schedule all BOFs then. (Or the IETF after Vancouver if that's too  
> soon.)
> 
> Lars
> -- 
> Lars Eggert                                     NEC Network
> Laboratories
> 
> 

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