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Re: [Debconf-team] Team Rota

On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 08:01:33PM +0100, Kevin Campbell wrote:
>On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 07:52:27PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> My suggestion (just discussed with Kevin IRL): 7-hour sessions are
>> much too long - people will get bored, and won't want to miss an
>> entire night out (for example). If we drop it to 3- (or even 2-) hour
>> sessions then it means we need more people to cover, but nobody really
>> misses out.
>I'm in agreement with this. Only trouble with the reduced hours is
>ensuring that things are working. People are going to be late/etc.

Yeah, agreed. We should also in that case make *sure* that we are
early for each shift, and leave late. A few minutes' overlap for
handover is a good plan anyway.

>7 hour sessions are fine for the on-call orga member, but not for the 
>front desk.

Also agreed.

>I've updated the wiki accordingly.

Another point - we *really* need to have more than one person on a
front-desk shift at once (2 at the moment, more at busy times):

 * toilet breaks
 * security / safety
 * bandwidth (not critical now, but come next Saturday/Sunday we'll be

And I'm assuming we also need to have on-call orga support for the
overnight sessions at Bristo Hall.

I've extended the wiki tables and added myself for several
sessions. Please join in.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"Since phone messaging became popular, the young generation has lost the
 ability to read or write anything that is longer than one hundred and sixty
 characters."  -- Ignatios Souvatzis

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