[nSLUG] Calendar EID for event changed (was Re: LUG Meetings...)

Michael Lauzon mlauzon at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 09:07:17 ADT 2007


You know, besides Google's Calander program...you can always use Meetup:

http://www.meetup.com/

Just a thought.


Michael




On 7/25/07, William Lachance <wrlach at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-24-07 at 17:08 -0300, Ben Armstrong wrote:
>
> > Or I may just be confused about how to use this calendar.  The first
> > thing I tried was to add it to my own calendar.  This cloned the
> > event, which is pretty useless because, while I can invite myself to
> > my own event on my own calendar, nobody else can see it.  This defeats
> > the point of a calendar for the group.  On the other hand, if I just
> > subscribe to the group calendar, I can't add myself to the event (not
> > having been invited, I suppose).
>
> After some playing with the application, I think only the meeting
> organizer can specifically invite people to the event. After guests are
> added, they can in turn invite others. This is probably the right
> behaviour for something like a private party, but not a meeting where
> you actually _want_ random people to come. :)
>
> > So how are we supposed to use it?  Shouldn't we be able to keep track
> > of who's coming, etc.?
>
> It looks like it's impossible to really use it that way. Further, it
> seems like I'm the only one who can add events to the Calendar.
> Sometimes software just doesn't work the way you'd like it to,
> unfortunately.
>
> Ah well, it was worth a try (I've seen Google Calendar work well for
> other purposes, and wanted to see how it would work for this). In the
> future, maybe planning LUG meetings out on the wiki is a better
> approach.
> --
> William Lachance <wrlach at gmail.com>
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Sincerely,

Michael Lauzon



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