Monday office hours

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Monday office hours are dedicated time slots during which members of Nasqueron can meet to provide support, answer questions, and engage in discussions related to the projects and activities.

We especially welcome development, operations issues as topics.

That also can be an opportunity to seek advice, discuss ideas, receive feedback, or address any queries we may have. It fosters collaboration, knowledge sharing, and helps in creating a supportive environment for learning and growth.

Practical information

We meet every Monday on Jitsi.



  • Monday 20:00-22:00 (UTC)
  • Monday 22:00-00:00 (UTC+2, CEST, Brussels)
  • Monday 14:00-16:00 (UTC-6, MDT, Edmonton)

Current focus

This summer
  • Dorian would like to revamp the mail infrastructure, we can conduct live labs for that


What are office hours?

Office hours are privileged moment at designated time slots during which community members and contributors can gather virtually, currently on Jitsi, to seek assistance, ask questions, discuss projects, and receive guidance from more experienced members. It provides an opportunity for individuals to engage with others, share knowledge, and collaborate on Nasqueron-related activities.

Why do we have office hours?

Jitsi meeting came naturally when Nidal offered to meet at a fixed moment every week. In May 2023, Dereckson suggested to evolve the format so we can include everyone.

By establishing regular office hours, Nasqueron aims to promote inclusivity, facilitate knowledge sharing, and encourage active participation among community members. It demonstrates our commitment to supporting and nurturing a vibrant and engaged community focused on open-source development and collaboration.

When are the office hours at Nasqueron held?

The office hours at Nasqueron are currently scheduled every Monday from 20:00 to 22:00 UTC.

If this timeslot is complicated for you, we can extend them sooner, Dorian for example would prefer to meet at 18:00 UTC. Just let us know by editing that page (section current focus?) or drop a message on IRC or DevCentral and we'll join you sooner.

About the day, we follow the "Tuesday pattern of hackerspaces": just pick a day on the week, every day will be bad for someone, and good for others, there is no magic day working.

How can I participate in office hours?

To participate in office hours, you can join the designated online platform or communication channel specified. Currently, we use Jitsi as video conference platform. Camera is not required, we mainly use it for screen sharing.

Who can participate in office hours?

Office hours are open to anyone interested in Nasqueron projects and activities. It is a community-driven initiative, and both newcomers and experienced contributors are encouraged to join and engage with others.

What can I expect during office hours?

A: During office hours, you can expect to find a supportive environment where you can ask questions, seek guidance, and discuss Nasqueron-related topics. Experienced members of the community are typically available to provide assistance, share knowledge, and offer insights.

We review code, demo our progress, troubleshoot development environments and tools, do peering for code new features or solve bugs. We can also brainstorm or think about what come next.

Can I participate in office hours if I'm new to Nasqueron?

Absolutely! Office hours are particularly beneficial for newcomers. It is a great opportunity to connect with experienced contributors, ask questions, and receive guidance as you start your journey with Nasqueron projects.

Can I bring up any topic during office hours?

Yes, you can bring up any topic related to Nasqueron projects, open-source development, free culture, collaboration, or any other relevant area. Office hours serve as a platform for discussions, brainstorming, and coordination among community members.

What if I cannot attend the scheduled office hours?

If you cannot attend the scheduled office hours, you can consider reaching out to the Nasqueron community through other communication channels, such as IRC or DevCentral. We're always happy to help outside office hours too.

Are office hours only for technical discussions?

While office hours often involve technical discussions related to Nasqueron projects, they are not limited to just technical topics. You can also discuss community-related matters, project ideas, coordination efforts, or any other relevant subject.

Can I contribute during office hours?

Yes, you can contribute during office hours. If you have a project or an idea you'd like to work on, you can seek feedback, find collaborators, or discuss your plans with the community members present during the office hours.