So do I, and I have the additional problem of having a shared dialup that I cannot tie up arbitrarily. Occasionally listening in on an SPI meeting is the only thing I've ever used IRC for. However, as I am not a board member, it really doesn't matter.
> The IRC mechanism requires all of the players to be there at the same > time.
Well, it's still far better than in-person meetings.
There may be legal considerations, too. IRC might qualify as "meeting", but I think it quite likely that email would not. -- John Hasler