Re: E-Mail Registration Process
I will NOT post a word document of the registration form.
I would be HAPPY to create an HTML registration form for 802.
I have already done it for interim meetings and it has worked
very well. It would take about 15 minutes to create one for 802,
and I would be delighted to include ECSG's on the registration form.
"Rigsbee, Everett O" wrote:
> Bob, We always provide the meeting information to Howard Frazier
> (who does the actual posting) in MS Word format. Howard seems to
> have a major dislike for all things Microsoft, so he always converts
> the document to PDF before posting. We have asked (more than
> once) that BOTH versions be posted for exactly the reasons which
> you have mentioned, but you can see the result. Perhaps an SEC
> motion to that effect is in order? But HTML format is generally a
> problem because of all the differences the type-of-browser-used
> introduces making several of our forms unreadable or unprintable.
> I would think that MS Word & PDF versions would be sufficient.
> We have provided reg slots for SG's in the past, but because of their
> transitory nature the data is difficult to track through the data base
> and we wind up with a conversion process when the SG later
> becomes a WG. We're open to suggestion though if you think it is
> important. We have never been able to use the preference data to
> allocate meeting space because so much of it comes in so late and
> we still have lots of folks who just show up at the meeting. We rely
> instead on the chair's estimates for space requirements.
> Hope this helps.
> Thanx, Buzz
> Everett O. (Buzz) Rigsbee
> Boeing SSG
> PO Box 3707, M/S: 7M-FM
> Seattle, WA 98124-2207
> ph: (425) 865-2443, fx: (425) 865-6721
> email: email@example.com
> > ----------
> > From: RDLove[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Friday, October 06, 2000 5:06 AM
> > To: Rigsbee, Buzz
> > Subject: E-Mail Registration Process
> > Buzz, for purposes of registering using E-mail, I would like to see the
> > forms to be filled out posted on the web in html or .doc format so that
> > they can be copied and filled out electronically.
> > In addition, the forms should include in the interest category any study
> > groups that are active. I for one have some interest in the 802.0 Study
> > group on Resilient Packet Rings. I am sure that some people will be
> > attending the meeting soley for the purpose of attending those sessions,
> > yet it is not one of the choices on the form. You may want to consider
> > updating the form between now and the meeting. Many of those folks
> > probably haven't looked at it yet.
> > Thanks Buzz
> > Best regards,
> > Robert D. Love
> > President, LAN Connect Consultants
> > 7105 Leveret Circle Raleigh, NC 27615
> > Phone: 919 848-6773 Mobile: 919 810-7816
> > email: email@example.com Fax: 720 222-0900