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Re: settle new telecon

From: Lynne Rosenthal <lynne.rosenthal@nist.gov>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 12:44:48 -0400
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20021017124435.01efa800@mailserver.nist.gov>
To: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
Cc: www-qa-wg@w3.org

Starting at 10:00 is fine with me.

At 12:09 PM 10/17/2002, Lofton Henderson wrote:
>At 09:05 AM 10/17/02 -0400, you wrote:
>>[...]
>>2. Starting on time - that is no later than 10:05
>
>That's sort of on time -- it only wastes about 10% of the hour.
>
>>(in case people's clocks are not exact).
>
>Really, can't we expect people to be able to know the correct time by now, 
>if they have an appointment on the hour?  If we build 5 minutes grace, 
>then people will shoot for 11:05 and actually arrive at 
>11:09.  Etc...etc...etc...
>
>The meeting and roll call should start as soon as the minuter is present, 
>and that should be 11:00 (okay, maybe 11:01).
>
>-Lofton.
>
>p.s.  Do you want to circulate the phone number of the NIST atomic clock?
>
>p.p.s.  Go to http://www.worldtimeserver.com/atomic-clock/.  You can get a 
>free client -- "Atomic Clock Sync 2.6" -- to install on your computer.  It 
>can automatically sync your computer clock with a server connected to the 
>atomic clock.
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