[CREATE] [Fwd: Re: LGM 2010 web logistics]
louis.desjardins at gmail.com
Thu May 28 05:53:44 PDT 2009
2009/5/28 Nathan Willis <nwillis at glyphography.com>
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 6:12 AM, a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:
>> you got it!
>> for the lgm 2008 i've written a small registration management system...
>> now, my question is: do you (or anybody else) miss anything in the last
>> year system, which would make it worth to look for an external one?
>> i would personally continue with the one i've set up (which grew with
>> lgm 2009 and will be consolidated for 2010)*, but i'm open to any
>> (not sure if a django based solution will be an option, though: we may
>> not have accesss to python on the server...)
> Sure; I hope I didn't sound like I was knocking the existing registration
> system -- my bigger interest was in the talk proposal management, I just
> brought up both things since I was discussing both with Ilan. Sorry if that
> came across wrong. I was curious about what other people thought of the
> payment (not paypal-specific, of course) integration, I guess because if
> attendees could pay for shirts and other things in advance,
This would definitely ease the pressure on the local budget (and on the
> it might be helpful from the fundraising angle.
Add to that the supper with a deadline for tickets just as they do it in
France for RMLL and you’re off with a zero deficit, and much easier process
on the local organisers, which is great! :-)
I support the idea of having a way of buying those items direclty on the
Solving the money issue will result in having a secure server which in turn
will help manage more elegantly the personal data we need to gather to
process the reimbursements. I am all for it!
As for the preferred tools, I leave that up to you guys. This is out of my
field of competence! :-)
p.s. Suggestion for the Create Mailing List set-up. The "reply-to" should be
the Create list and not the sender of the message. Is that possible? If you
don’t hit "reply to all" you end-up talking to the sender only and then you
realize this and then you send your message again... My 2-cents. :-)
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