[Zambia] Zambia CRs

tritonal2 at yahoo.com tritonal2 at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 18 18:56:00 PDT 2009

Hey Terry,

Let me know your exact mailout date and I'll try to get someone to do the by-hand emails for earthlink, mindspring, their hosted domains, and the typo bounces.

You can also add comcast to your list of "probably will not deliver".  I am still working on de-spam filtering us from them.


--- On Thu, 6/18/09, Terry Fong <terry.fong at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> From: Terry Fong <terry.fong at sympatico.ca>
> Subject: Zambia CRs
> To: "Zambia Discussion List" <zambia-list at anticipationsf.ca>, "Kate Kligman" <tritonal2 at yahoo.com>
> Date: Thursday, June 18, 2009, 4:06 PM
> Hi Peter
> Before I start thanks for all the help. The rush aspect to
> all this is entirely my fault...
> (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 schedule.
> 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 roomname, etc
>     (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 unscheduled report
> Modify new unscheduled report
>     delete pub status
>     add expected attendance

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