[Wellington-pm] Grant's first draft [was: Last Thursday's Perl Mongers Meeting]

Dan Horne dan.horne at redbone.co.nz
Sun Nov 8 19:01:15 PST 2009

Or perhaps stick it in something like Google Calendar so those of us  
who use an iCal client can hook in. I have different things on  
different Tuesdays, and would love to attend more often, but often  
can't change my plans at short notice, and an email the day before is  
often a bit short for me. Not that the such a solution should be  
implemented if I'm the only beneficiary, and I should be more  

On 9/11/2009, at 03:10 PM, Grant McLean wrote:

> On Mon, 2009-11-09 at 14:58 +1300, Matthew Hunt wrote:
>> Hi Mongers
>> The November meeting of Wellington Perl Mongers is yesterday
>> evening, Tuesday, June 3rd 1967.  Usual place and time.
>> See you there.
>> Grant
> Whilst not every single word you wrote is strictly accurate, my 'best
> practice' for sending out meeting reminder messages does generally
> include one or more of the following:
> * use an old message from my sent folder and forget to change the date
> * as above, but forget to change the subject
> * accidentally send the email from my work address [1]
> * include a link in the message which uses a link shortening service  
> [2]
> * write the message but forget to click send
> * send the message but forget to update the web site
> I really ought to write a script to automate the process [3].
> Cheers
> Grant
> 1. which is not the address I subscribed to the list so my message
>   gets bounced
> 2. which inexplicably causes the pm.org mail server to assume the
>   message is spam and quietly drop it
> 3. by which I mean: automate the proper process of sending the  
> reminder,
>   not automate the selection of which error to make
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