On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 4:40 PM, Matt Riedemann <mriede...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 4/10/2017 2:55 PM, Dean Troyer wrote: >> >> >> The TC meetings are held in IRC and that may somewhat mitigate the >> issue for non-native English speakers, but I've had problems myself >> keeping up at times with the flurry of comments. In any case, I think >> it would be good to include language in the pile of concerns over >> world-wide participation > > > I don't attend many TC meetings, it's usually on accident, but yeah, when I > do I always note the flurry of cross-talk chatter that just drowns > everything out. I feel like there are usually at least 3 parallel > conversations going on during a TC meeting and it's pretty frustrating to > follow along, or get a thought in the mix. That has to be much worse for a > non-native English speaker.
It is worse and one of the reasons why non-native or not-so-fluent English speakers have hard time to interact during this meeting. > So yeah, slow down folks. :) > > I'm not advocating splitting the meetings though. It's possible to have your > cake and eat it to if done properly. For example, Alex Xu runs the Nova API > subteam meeting and we have people from China, India, Japan, UK and USA and > get through it fine, but it does involve slowing down to get an > acknowledgement from people that they are OK with any decisions being made. I'm personaly not in favor of taking decisions during the TC meeting for the reasons you just mentioned: timezone & parallel discussions... I would be in favor of pushing more in async rather than expecting a lot from this meeting. > This might also tie back in with what cdent was mentioning, and if the > flurry of conversation during a TC meeting throws people off, maybe the > minutes should be digested after the meeting in the mailing list. I know the > meeting is logged, but it can be hard to read through that without one's > eyes glazing over due to the cross-talk and locker-room towel whipping going > on. > > -- > > Thanks, > > Matt > > > __________________________________________________________________________ > OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) > Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev -- Emilien Macchi __________________________________________________________________________ OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev