[chandler-users] Sending invites from Chandler for recurrence
mimi at osafoundation.org
Tue Apr 10 17:26:29 PDT 2007
Is there a reason we can put the info from the selected event into
the Message Body? Even if the EIMML that is sent is the entire series?
On Apr 10, 2007, at 2:20 PM, Brian Kirsch wrote:
> +1 Aparna,
> We had to limit mailing of recurring events to the whole set and
> not individual
> occurrences for Preview. But this is less than ideal long term.
> I think it would be possible in the case you describe to detect if
> the event being
> sent differs from the recurrence rule. I.e. the meeting is on
> Thursdays but
> this week it is on Tuesday and if so add additional text to the
> body of the
> mail message ala:
> Master Event: QA Staff meeting every Thursday from 1:00 PM PST to
> 2:00 PM PST
> Individual Event: 'QA Staff meeting this Tuesday from 1:00 PM PST
> to 2:00 PM PST'
> I would leave it to Mimi to come up with a better wording for the
> message body but
> you get the idea.
> This would be a feature enhancement request as it is currently not
> part of the Preview Email spec.
> On Apr 10, 2007, at 11:01 AM, Aparna Kadakia wrote:
>> I have run into this far too many times so I thought it may be
>> worth sending the feedback to the chandler-users list.
>> I have a weekly QA staff meeting on Thursdays with Mikeal, Dan and
>> Adam from 1:00 -2:00 PM. This is setup as a weekly recurring
>> series in my PersonalWork calendar. Occasionally when I am in the
>> office on Tuesdays I like to move this meeting to Tuesday and let
>> the team know.
>> In the true spirit of dogfooding, I moved this week's Thursday
>> meeting to Tuesday starting at 2:00 PM instead of 1:00 PM in my
>> calendar and selected 'Just this event' in the recurrence dialog.
>> I stamped the series as Mail(which for Preview stamps the entire
>> series) and updated the notes section with the agenda and sent it
>> to the team.
>> Unfortunately when Dan, Mikeal and Adam received the email the
>> body of the email still said
>> 'QA Staff meeting every Thursday from 1:00 PM PST to 2:00 PM PST'.
>> (did not reflect the date or the time change for the updated event)
>> So least to say no one showed up for the meeting until I verbally
>> confirmed the time.
>> I believe I have discussed this with Mimi and Brian Kirsch over a
>> bug report and even though we agreed it was technically harder to
>> fix this in Preview, I would like to bring it up as a critical
>> feature to fix post-preview.
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