Thread Subject: Re: Suggestioin to use HandRaising utility tostartmeeting
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From: Gregg Vanderheiden
Date: Mon, Oct 23 2006 2:45 PM
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Jared, that would be a great idea.
If the names just get added to the moderators list as people sign on it
helps (e.g. keep the order of sign on)
That way it is easier for the chair to ID late joiners for intro, update, or
Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
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> Subject: Re: [teitac-tools] Suggestioin to use HandRaising
> utility to startmeeting
> On 10/23/06, Jim Thatcher < = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = > wrote:
> > As was done by trial at the General meeting, my suggestion is to
> > Have everyone who joins the call "raise their hand" as a matter of
> > course at the beginning of each call rather than the
> awkward "did someone join"
> > process. I didn't participate on the last Software-Web
> meeting, but it
> > hard to imagine this process working any smoother than everybody
> > raising hand at beginning!! Those who are not connected
> announce their
> > names! Someone who is late - raises their hand and will get
> > Jim
> One option that would avoid the queue being populated with
> everyone's name at the beginning would be for the moderator
> to be given the option to view everybody that has joined,
> even if they have not added themselved to the queue. Of
> course only the moderator would be able to see this. Would
> this fulfill the functionality you are seeking?
> The problem I see with what you have proposed is that the
> queue must be cleaned up after everyone joins (not a big
> problem) and if someone joins late, there's no way to
> determine if that person wants in the queue or is just
> announcing themselves.
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