[Zambia] Zambia CRs
terry.fong at sympatico.ca
Thu Jun 18 16:06:25 PDT 2009
Before I start thanks for all the help. The rush aspect to all this is entirely
(I do not know if Kate is on this list, so I added her to this discussion)
Note: the absolute priority is getting the emails out. I was hoping for Sunday
but I think that is now a pipe dream. However, very soon after that -- Monday or
Tuesday -- is still doable.
I think the bash script idea is doable, but not very elegant. I was rereading
Kate's email and whichever way we go we have to throttle our email server.
So, keeping the fact in mind that email processing is now the absolute priority
-- I can do without anymore reports if that works. I can produce the schedule as
is (just ignore all the muttering). Partly that is due to the fact that Zambia
was never intended for a worldcon; also, I may be relatively unique in how I
I will also point out that we cannot simply give our program participants an URL
even under the best of circumstances: there are over 1000 sessions to through!
Also, a lot of people will say -- I want to be on that one, and that one...
With all that in mind, I give you my CR (Change Requests) concerning reports,
with an attempt at prioritization:
Participants With People to Avoid
Report not working; yikes! It comes up blank...
Modify new scheduled report
to show time, day, room
delete pub status
Modify Session hotel and tech notes
produce for unscheduled and scheduled items; show unsched or similar in
(explanation: this will affect room assignments; trying to group them into one
set of rooms)
New report (can wait until after email scripts)
display any items with pub status that is not public. Show same data as
Modify new unscheduled report
delete pub status
add expected attendance
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