[phpMyAdmin Developers] Daylight Savings time change for meeting

Madhura Jayaratne madhura.cj at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 16:32:16 CET 2017

On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 12:43 PM, Michal Čihař <michal at cihar.com> wrote:

> Hi
> On Wed, 2017-12-13 at 11:47 -0500, Isaac Bennetch wrote:
> > As most of us are affected by the switch to and from Daylight Savings
> > Time, it affects the time of the monthly IRC meeting. For me, the new
> > time now (standard time) is somewhat less convenient but still very
> > reasonable. If I recall correctly, we picked a time based on UTC to
> > make the time zone math easy, not to avoid DST changes.
> >
> > How does the time change affect the rest of you? Does it matter at
> > all? This isn't something I'm picky about but know that in the past
> > the meetings have been scheduled during various team member's lunch
> > breaks and other short interruptions to the day, in which case the
> > time change may be more difficult. I'm just looking for opinions
> > about
> > this.
> It's fine for me as it's in the middle of the day anyway. The problem
> with DST is that it starts differently in  different countries (eg. it
> starts and ends earlier in the Europe than in the US). Not to mention
> Australia where DST works in the other direction :-).
> Anyway we can try to pick other timing which will be fit better to
> everybody. Still I think using UTC is best fit for us as otherwise it
> will move even more than for one hour for some team members...
Currently, the meeting time falls in the night (starting at 9 PM or 10 PM
depending on DST), which I do not mind. And, I do not mind it being bit
earlier, but other way around would be hard for me.

Thanks and Regards,

Madhura Jayaratne
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