[talk] last night's meeting: a new approach?

Mark Saad nonesuch at longcount.org
Thu Jun 6 12:36:30 EDT 2019

On a related topic , last night we were discussing openzfs vs zfs on Linux . Well looks like Joyent is calling it quits . 


Mark Saad | nonesuch at longcount.org

> On Jun 6, 2019, at 12:18 PM, Patrick McEvoy <mcevoy.pat at gmail.com> wrote:
> George Rosamond wrote:
>> We had ten or so people around some tables in a quiet area of Suspenders last night, and had meandering but insightful discussions.
>> It was the perfect format to raise those topics that don't fit into a meeting, yet collective discussion can bring about fruitful output.
>> We discussed everything from dealing with serial device-naming and py-serial, network-level  exception reporting, the current Firefox on OpenBSD.. Patrick took some notes which can hopefully be dumped on the www site. We didn't even get to BSDCan...
>> In the event we don't have a meeting speaker, and there's interest, we should consider doing another "BSD round (square?) table"
>> Everyone is dealing with interesting problems or solutions regularly, and having a format to spread the knowledge is worthwhile.
>> g
> The SEMIBug folks do a similar "what are you wrestling with" segment at
> the end of their meetings. The funny part is they did not stream that
> part of the meeting with the simple explanation " If you want to know,
> show up!" Not a bad way to handle it. And it keeps the advice given the
> unvarnished truth rather than what you would say with "The Internet"
> looking over your shoulder. Notes were indeed taken and will be edited
> down for public consumption. We have meetings for July, Aug, and
> possibly even Sept lined up. Write-ups to follow in the days to come.
> Be well,
> P
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