[EuroPython] to join or not to join

Laura Creighton lac at strakt.com
Mon Mar 8 07:34:36 EST 2004

In a message of Mon, 08 Mar 2004 11:38:43 +0100, Joachim Schmitz writes:
>in the process of developing the workflow for the EuroPython conference,=
>it became very obvious, that for the internal processing, it would be=20
>butthe best solution to allow any entering of data requires to be logged=
>in, which in turn requires to join the site.
>Even though the technical benefit is obvious - at least for the=20
>web-team, there is some discussion about, if this prevents people from=20
>doing actions on the site, like submitting talks or even registering for=
>the conference.
>So I suggest the following:
>on the main page of the EPC-site there is something like this:
>support the idea of an European Python conference and express your=20
>interest in the EPC 2004 in G=F6teborg by joining this site as a member.=
>It is as easy as entering your fullname and email address.

is it?  I thought you had to have a password as well.

>By this you can help us (the organizers) to make a better conference,=20
>also you as a member have the following advantages:
>- personalized news: what is new on the site since your last visit
>- easier registration process
>- express your personal preferences for example for food
>- book a room in a cheap accomodation
>- easier to submit talks
>more shuggar for joining can be added...
>just my 2 ec
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This is fine by me as long as there is another option.

'All I want to do is register to attend the conference'  click.
for people who want to attend, but don't want a high level of 
involvement with the website.


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