Re: E-Mail Registration Process
Thanks, Roger. We have been using this for some time for the interim meeting
"Roger B. Marks" wrote:
> You probably know this, but Luigi can set you up with a simple form
> processor to email the form data to a given address.
> I use html forms, for interim meetings and other things. My current form is at:
> The action line is:
> <form method="post" action="http://grouper.ieee.org/cgi-bin/fmail">
> Luigi just needs to map the file name (of the file holding the form)
> to an email address where the data gets sent.
> >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: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> > ----------
> >> > From: RDLove[SMTP:email@example.com]
> >> > 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 720 222-0900
> >> >
> >> >