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Re: Possible Webex issues next week

From: Najib Tounsi <ntounsi@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:58:22 +0000
Message-ID: <562A3CFE.8050309@emi.ac.ma>
To: public-alreq-admin@w3.org
On 10/23/15 10:01 AM, ishida@w3.org wrote:
> chaps,
>
> since the W3C has just moved to Webex and we are approaching our first 
> Daylight Savings time change, no-one is quite sure what will happen 
> next week while the US and Europe are out of synch (and possibly other 
> time zones).
>
> as far as i can tell, the regular Webex call that we set up was tied 
> to wall time per the London time zone, since i set it up and my 
> timezone was set to London time in the Webex preferences.
>
> our clocks change back to UTC this weekend, but the US changes a week 
> later.
>
> so, if our guess about the Webex setup is correct, that would mean 
> that the conference call slot will be an hour earlier next week in the 
> US, but the same time in the UK. The following week, it would be at 
> the same time as currently scheduled in both countries.
>
> i don't know how this affects people dialing in from Morocco, Iran and 
> Finland. Shervin, Behdad, could you take a quick look at that?

In Morocco we will change from summer time (UTC+1) to normal time (UTC). 
So, teleconfs will be at 15:00 for me. Like London time.

>
> especially given that you are at the Unicode Conf and I'm at TPAC next 
> week, i wonder whether it might be simpler to just cancel next week's 
> telecon??

+1

>
> we would still need to assess the impact on callers in other countries 
> after the US/Europe situation settles, and that will depend to an 
> extent on what we find out about the base time for the call (ie. is it 
> tied to London or some other time zone).
>
> cheers,
> ri
>
>
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