[Inpycon] Website evaluation
orsenthil at gmail.com
Fri May 29 20:03:38 CEST 2009
On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 02:52:38PM +0530, Anand Chitipothu wrote:
> That probably makes sense if there is a standard convention in writing
> first name and last name.
> Esp. in India, first name and last name issue is big chaos.
> I suggest asking people for their full name instead of asking first
> name and last name.
+1 on that. Yes, in India we don't have convention on Firstname and
> Can't conference registration be different from registration on the website?
> A conference participant shouldn't have to create a user account on a
> website and remember a password. Why can't we simply do this:
> * User enters his name, organization/institution and email in a form.
> * Server saves these details in the db and sends an email with confirmation.
> * When user comes to the conference, he tells that he did early bird
> registration and pays the fee.
> The page containing all the registered users can be displayed in a
> protected page only visible to the admins.
> Does it makes sense?
Wow, Anand. These are excellent thoughts. I fully support this method.
My only thought in favor of someone registering and having a
user-account will make the delegate a little bit more serious than
just filling up a form? This is from a psychological POV. Any thoughts
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