[Starlingx-discuss] Switching to winter time

Ildiko Vancsa ildiko.vancsa at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 20:10:18 UTC 2018


I created a poll to collect data on what the community prefers until the community call on Wednesday: https://doodle.com/poll/pw7mds8qms9d989y


> On 2018. Oct 29., at 20:47, Dean Troyer <dtroyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 1:36 PM Ildiko Vancsa <ildiko.vancsa at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As we’ve reached the end of DST for this year in Europe already and on Sunday the USA will switch over to winter time as well I would like to ask the preference on the meeting times.
>> Would there be a preference to stick to the UTC time slots for the meetings or we should keep the time slots specified in Pacific Time?
> I have a preference for sticking to UTC time, my experiences doing
> that for nearly everything OpenStack-related these years has been
> overall positive.  Generally everyone knows how to get from UTC to
> their local time, it avoids needs to remember when the US changes for
> those whose local DST rules are not aligned with the US for example.


While I like the convenience of always knowing when the meeting is, one issue with it is to have collisions with other weekly meetings that do not stick to UTC. In OPNFV the community decided to deal with the switch and not sticking to UTC.

> dt
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> Dean Troyer
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