[sf-lug] Feedback on Tenderloin Tech Day
rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Jan 16 15:57:34 PST 2008
Quoting Christian Einfeldt (einfeldt at gmail.com):
> Thanks for this suggestion, Rick, but IMHO, it would require more
> steps to do it this way. The advantage of your method is that it is
> less intrusive, and gives them time to think about it an not feel
> rushed. The disadvantage of this method, though, is that it requires
> them to take additional steps.
The specific steps it requires of the user are: 1. Write e-mail
address on sign-in sheet, during the SF-LUG event. 2. Click on URL
provided in subsequent invitation e-mail, received at home.
Are you saying there's some alternative method that requires fewer?
What is it, please? (Please note that many if not most users would be
in practice _unable_ to reach their personal e-mail while attending an
All I have to go by is your wording that should "ask them to sign up for
the list", which strikes me as requiring quite a few _more_ steps,
and a great deal more initiative on the part of the user. So,
elucidation would be welcome. I suspect one of us is misunderstanding
 Which I can list, if you like. There are basically two ways, either
three e-mails or Web form + two e-mails. Either one comprises a three-way
handshake. Using Mailman's "invite" function retains the authentication
handshake but simplifies the user experience.
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