Yes, this is exactly what I had in mind.
On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 12:30 AM, Rob Lanphier <ro...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Hi Gilles,
> Thanks for leading this! My reading of your agenda leads me to believe
> that this is intended as a "problem solving" meeting, as described in
> User:RobLa-WMF/Meetings#Taxonomy. To quote that article:
> *Problem-solving* - Discuss a problem that we don’t know how to solve.
>> "Conversation for possibility" as described by 1999 article
>> - Successful outcome: an idea or a reasonably complete list of ideas
>> for how to solve the problem
>> - Successful outcome: consensus on the priority about the importance
>> of solving this problem (or consensus that it isn’t a problem after all)
>> - Non-goal: a decision for how to solve the problem
> Does that seem like an accurate characterization for what you have planned
> on Thursday? I recommend structuring the conversation (and figure out
> action items) to achieve your imagined goal.
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 11:59 AM, Gilles Dubuc <gil...@wikimedia.org>
>> As part of T113210 , which is a broader discussion on track for the
>> developer summit, I am hosting an IRC office hour  this Thursday at
>> 19:00 UTC.
>> Since shared hosting is a broad topic, this session will focus
>> specifically on brainstorming ways to reconnect with the shared hosting
>> community. Shared hosting mediawiki users are currently underrepresented in
>> the greater mediawiki community. We rarely run into them in phabricator, on
>> gerrit or on the mailing lists. Which means that people often have to think
>> on their behalf about their use cases and issues, instead of getting direct
>> There must be practical ways to bring those thousands of mediawiki users
>> back into the fold, so to speak. Hopefully we can come up with interesting
>> ideas to achieve that.
>> And if you happen to be a shared hosting user, by all means, please join
>> this IRC office hour :)
>>  https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T113210
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