[nSLUG] Calendar EID for event changed (was Re: LUG Meetings...)
mlauzon at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 13:13:29 ADT 2007
Nevermind Meetup.com, it's no longer free to start a group on their.... :(
On 7/26/07, Michael Lauzon <mlauzon at gmail.com> wrote:
> You know, besides Google's Calander program...you can always use Meetup:
> Just a thought.
> 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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> Michael Lauzon
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