[chandler-users] Sending invites from Chandler for recurrence
bkirsch at osafoundation.org
Tue Apr 10 17:34:12 PDT 2007
On Apr 10, 2007, at 2:26 PM, Mimi Yin wrote:
> 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?
I am not sure I understand what you are asking. Can you please rephrase.
To sum up where we are now:
Although I need to confirm with, Jeffrey I am pretty sure that we can
individual recurrence information in the mail message body if it
differs from the
master event thus avoiding the issue Aparna ran in to.
> 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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