They more or less unanimously said "We wouldn't even try!"
And yet ...
See http://www.fastnloose.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl/dad/ for patterns and tools for dispersed working (and to contribute some of your ideas to the patterns book there). John Daniels and I started this Wiki when we founded Fastnloose, a company that works with dispersed teams.
John Daniels and Paul Dyson recently ran a workshop at OT2004 -- see their slides here.
Since joining Microsoft, I’ve found that most of the principles of Dispersed development actually apply to good software development anyway. Dispersed working makes you think more carefully about how you collaborate with your colleagues; those principles can be applied to any working situation.