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Re: Daylight savings time changes

From: Tom Honermann <tom_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 10:31:17 -0400
I've only received a few responses to the poll so far. If you have a
preference, please provide your input by EOD today.


On 3/13/22 9:31 AM, Tom Honermann via SG16 wrote:
> Daylight savings time (DST) changes went into effect in North America
> (NA) today, but do not do so for Europe until March 27th.
> As currently scheduled, the next SG16 telecon, on March 23rd, would
> take place an hour later than our last one for NA residents and at the
> same time for European residents. The following one, on April 13th,
> would be an hour later for everyone.
> At some point in the past, we had decided to schedule relative to UTC
> year round. There have recently been opinions expressed that
> scheduling for a consistent time relative to the meeting host's local
> timezone (EST5EDT4 in our case) would be preferred. I would like to
> switch to the latter starting with our next meeting. I am personally
> motivated by meeting at the earlier time and I imagine this would be
> preferred for attendees from CET as well (the meeting start time would
> be 7:30pm instead of 8:30pm local time).
> Please complete the following Doodle poll to express your preferences
> for the next two meetings. I'll interpret choices expressed for the
> April 13th date as a time of day preference for future meetings as well.
> * https://doodle.com/meeting/participate/id/vbmgwmAe
> Please feel free to reply with any further thoughts.
> Tom.

Received on 2022-03-16 14:31:19