[sac-board] Re: Latest On-Line Gadget

  • From: "cvsc1" <cvsc1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 21:47:07 -0500

Looks OK.
Do you realize this will force some people to upgrade their browser software? 
IE6 works, everything else had to be updated to the latest versions.
As an FYI: Some may not like this because of no backward compatibility and an 
inability to update/check things at work.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Rick Tejera" <saguaroastro@xxxxxxx>
Reply-to: sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 17:08:20 -0700

>Before I give my blessing, can this be set up so multiple people can edit &
>update? I'd like to have the board & committee charifolk to have privileges
>ton update & modify as needed.
>Also you forgot to add the May Star party 
>Rick Tejera 
>Editor SACnews
>Saguaro Astronomy Club
>Phoenix, Arizona
>-----Original Message-----
>From: sac-board-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:sac-board-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>On Behalf Of Paul Dickson
>Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 9:43 AM
>To: sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [sac-board] Re: Latest On-Line Gadget
>On Mon, 17 Apr 2006 21:40:50 -0700, Rick Tejera wrote:
>> I agree with AJ, the information is already on the website, which is 
>> where folks are going to first check. Not to mention it adds one more 
>> thing to keep current, kind of defeats the KISS principle.
>Ditto and more so for SAC's calendar page.  Also, which is more
>complicated: a link to a calendar page or a link to a calendar page?
>SAC's calendar page tries to load a PDF without first warning you.  I've
>added Firefox extensions to block PDFs, so I get just an empty web page.
>Acroread is a resource hog (which doesn't normally exit until the browser
>quits) which is why I block PDFs.
>Since the Kiko calendar is editable via a web browser, you don't need a PDF
>creator nor a web page creator.
>BTW - The PDF that's on SAC's calendar page has the wrong meeting date for
>November.  So does: http://www.saguaroastro.org/content/Meetings.htm
>View http://www.kiko.com/calendar/saguaroastro by the Month view.
>       -Paul

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