[Foundation] conf call facilities for annual meeting

Thomas Muldowney temas at box5.net
Tue Aug 20 12:12:38 CDT 2002

Is this call just for the board?  That's what I thought.


On Tue, 2002-08-20 at 11:34, Iain Shigeoka wrote:
> On 8/20/02 9:09 AM, "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
> > I've just talked with Gwenael Hagan at Jabber Inc. and he offered the
> > company's MeetingOne account for use during the annual meeting on
> > 2002-09-04. When I write up the official meeting notice (after hearing
> > from all the current Board members), I will include the dial-in number for
> > the conference call. Also, we can require each participant to use an
> > individual access code in order to join the call -- do you folks think
> > that would be a good idea? I don't particularly want non-members to be
> > able to join the meeting....
> I wonder if it might be better to have a one way broadcast of the meeting
> (voice) to the internet (streaming quicktime) and a way to interact via the
> web or Jabber.  I'm afraid of too many conference call participants making
> things pretty unmanageable.  With this method, we could also allow
> non-members to tune in (but not access the web/Jabber voting and feedback
> stuff).  It would also allow us to provide an audio record of the meeting
> for people who don't tune in live but would like to listen in later.  No
> matter how its planned, someone is going to be stuck with the live event
> occurring at some terribly early or late hour of the day.
> Many companies do this for share holder meetings and press conferences and
> it seems to work out quite well.
> -iain
> PS - sorry I didn't mention this earlier but I just thought of it when you
> mentioned the possibility of the conference call getting swamped.
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