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Re: WebAppSec Teleconference Timing and Techniques.

From: Artur Janc <aaj@google.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 02:13:15 -0800
Message-ID: <CAPYVjqqoSOyo-s8+e_sVPmAGwn-yTpLSTOzfkS12UiMzpS=fiw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>
Cc: Web Application Security Working Group <public-webappsec@w3.org>
SGTM on all counts.

On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 1:45 AM Mike West <mkwst@google.com> wrote:

> Hey folks,
> As discussed on the last call
> <https://www.w3.org/2019/02/20-webappsec-minutes.html#item03>, I'd like
> for us to think a little bit about how we're using our time on our calls,
> and whether it might be reasonable to make some changes. Three come to mind:
> 1.  I've heard from some folks (including me!) that the current timeslot
> isn't working well. It's early for California, dinnertime in central
> Europe, and the middle of the night across Asia. Perhaps it's reasonable to
> consider a shift, and perhaps even a rotation between time-zones to allow
> access to more folks. As a concrete suggestion to start a conversation: I'd
> generally prefer 11:00 Pacific, 20:00 CET (as my kids will safely be in
> bed). How unworkable would that be for folks who care about the calls?
> 2.  Audio-only conference calls are somewhat awkward. It might be nice to
> try out something that includes video/screen-sharing for somewhat more
> lively conversations (while, of course, retaining audio-only options for
> folks that would prefer for us not to have a camera in their house!). I
> suspect that there's a diversity of preferences in this group: Vidyo,
> Skype, etc. Hangouts are simplest for me personally, but I'm willing to try
> just about anything that works on a Chromebook: the TAG is apparently
> having success with https://appear.in/, for instance?
> 3.  Scribing in IRC is a pain in the butt. While it's nice to be able to
> rely upon the W3C's tooling for autopublication of minutes after a meeting,
> other groups have been successful with more dynamic methods. The TAG, for
> instance, has been using Cryptpad to take collaborative notes during a
> meeting (
> https://cryptpad.w3ctag.org/code/#/2/code/view/PgABV3fUQYNx4vTY8-dCiaaBGUqfwu+jwduYlO6Lzao/),
> and then posting the final result to GitHub (
> https://github.com/w3ctag/meetings/blob/gh-pages/2019/02-tokyo/02-07-minutes.md).
> That's a model that makes sense to me. Perhaps we could try it out?
> -mike
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