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Re: [Xen-devel] Security response; public holidays [and 1 more messages]

> On 8 May 2017, at 15:29, Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ian Jackson writes ("Security response; public holidays"):
>> It would perhaps be possible to find a holiday calendar listing all
>> known public holidays throughout the world.  But we are interested in
>> public holidays affecting Xen Project community members.
>> I was wondering if we should start a wiki page and invite community
>> members to add their own local holidays.
> I have now created this page:
>  https://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/HolidayCalendar
> I populated it with holidays from my own jurisdiction, the UK, to
> provide a skeleton.
> Does that look about right ?  If so then we should send out a call on
> xen-announce for community members to add their own dates.
> The policy doesn't explicitly ask us to avoid holidays.  It talks
> about a "usual starting point" and "reasons to diverge".  We have
> usually treated public holidays (at least, ones which are widely
> observed) as reasons to diverge and no-one seems to object to this
> practice.
> If anyone things this needs to be made more explicit in the policy, I
> wouldn't oppose that, but personally I think what we have is OK.
>> I suggest we set a reminder to send out a call for updates in around
>> October of the previous year.
> I changed this to September and put it in the bottom of the page.

I think this makes sense. It is probably also worth looking at 
http://www.officeholidays.com/ (or something similar)

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