The timing of this week’s meeting was a bit odd. No meeting was started at 16:00 UTC, though traditionally the meeting always followed the Daylight Saving Time switch in the US until the final vote, so we waited until 17:00 UTC and just started the meeting ourselves. This of course means that the votes were only received from folks who stayed the extra hour or who at least made their vote known in some other way prior to when we kicked things off, more on that later.
The time choices involved moving the meeting to 17:00 UTC (which will be an hour later for about half of us) or keeping it at 16:00 UTC (which will be an hour earlier for the other half).
The “final” votes for the meeting time are as follows:
- Move to 17:00 UTC = 11
- Keep at 16:00 UTC = 6
If you did not attend the meeting, but regularly attend and would like to have voted, please leave a comment with your vote. If we reach enough votes here to shift 16:00 UTC into the lead, we will call another vote during next week’s meeting at Thursday, November 16, 2017, 17:00 UTC, otherwise the time will stand at 17:00 UTC until the next cursed time change.
WordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. US 2017
WordCamp US 2017 is fast approaching, so we just had a brief discussion about what’s being planned so far. It’s still a bit too soon to have solid plans, but so far we think it would be really cool to test out the Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.-based volunteer orientation we discussed at this year’s Community Summit. So far, the plan is to start it 30 minutes after Contributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. starts and to announce it as many ways as possible far in advance so new volunteers at home can participate.
Checkin with International Support Liaisons
@macmanx @firoz2456 @cristianozanca @kidsguide @bdbrown @jdembowski @liamdempsey @fierevere @keesiemeijer @zoonini @sterndata @sergeybiryukov @howdy_mcgee @geoffreyshilling @tobifjellner @bcworkz @wido @bethannon1 @danhgilmore @numeeja @anevins @hardeepasrani attended
Read the meeting transcript in the Slack archives. (A Slack account is required)
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