Dan> [Dan] Why would a color coded badge-per-day system would be
Dan> administrative nightmare? Like Monday = green, Tuesday =
Dan> the whole week. I do not think that this would require more badge
Dan> than today. This would certainly encourage a more focused
That would be fine, but there are three problems that I see:
1) schedule changes (such as to get a group into a bigger room, to add
additional time for issues, etc.) would be impossible.
[Dan] Schedule changes are usually done within the same day, just
because some people do plan for specific working group(s) attendance anyway.
I cannot remember changes made at the last moment that involved moving a
meeting from one day to another.
2) it doesn't make the hotel issue any easier, as we have less buying
[Dan] Maybe, but the goal of this discussion is lowering the
3) It guarantees that newcomers will not be there on Sunday for an
[Dan] Newcomers orientation meeting should be open.
I like the idea of encouraging more interum meetings.
[Dan] I do like interim meetings as well. Some of the interim
meetings I was involved in were very productive. However, my impression is
that the IESG does not encourage them - they would rather see Working Groups
using the e-mail lists.