[bksvol-discuss] reply re your suggestions

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2005 18:35:00 -0700 (PDT)

--- Jill O'Connell <jillocon@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Perhaps there needs to be a link informing
> contributors that they need to list the book they
> are planning to submit. I'm not a computer
> programmer but if the book could then be removed
> from the list when it is actually submitted, that
> might go a long way to prevent what I found so
> upsetting. This same technique, if possible, should
> also be applied to the bbbooks on Rui's list because
> the last time I looked a week ago there were three
> books that I knew about that were already on the
> catalog list. I'm talking about the kind of feature
> that puts our submitted books immediately on the
> step 1 list and also removes them immediately from
> the upload list when we upload them. If engineering
> is going to be doing some work on the web site, I
> wonder how difficult it would be to accomplish this
> and at the same time give instruction to submitters
> that they should list the book they are working on
> so that others won't duplicate it. Perhaps this
> problem doesn't occur very often but it is cer
>  tainly f
> ing when it does and a lot of time has been put in
> on making the submission as good as possible.  

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