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Re: Daylight savings time changes

From: Tom Honermann <tom_at_[hidden]>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 00:15:25 -0400
There was no consensus to change meeting times relative to what has
already been scheduled, so we will continue with the times already
scheduled in the shared calendar. Thank you for your responses!


On 3/16/22 10:31 AM, Tom Honermann via SG16 wrote:
> I've only received a few responses to the poll so far. If you have a
> preference, please provide your input by EOD today.
> Tom.
> 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 2022-03-18 04:15:29