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Re: Tuesday meetings -- the semantics of "Reminder" vs "Confirmation"

From: Helena Deus <helenadeus@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:47:28 +0100
Message-ID: <CAPkJ_9k290BSu8f+3OBApiE-gQoeTO7W=--Cr+6VU8Pi3sxBDQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Mead, Charlie (NIH/NCI) [C]" <meadch@mail.nih.gov>
Cc: "public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, "Eric Prud'hommeaux" <eric@w3.org>, Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>, "Bulusu, Vijay" <Vijay.Bulusu@pfizer.com>
Hi Charlie,

Regrets, I could not attend today.
I agree that the global HCLS calls should be "on" by default.
The task force calls, however, may require a bit more preparation from the
chairs and as such, may need further confirmation on whether they will
happen or not... I was hoping that with this new system all I had to do was
manage this in the google calendar, which I did. What went wrong with the
calendar of the global HCLS call today?


On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 4:33 PM, Mead, Charlie (NIH/NCI) [C] <
meadch@mail.nih.gov> wrote:

> All –****
> ** **
> It appears that there is some confusion – and, as a result, we had a short
> discussion on today’s “Tuesday HCLS call” – of the meaning – dare I say
> “the semantics -- of the terms Reminder vs Confirmation as those terms
> apply to the Tuesday 11am EDT HCLS calls.  It is my understanding that
> although I and the other HCLS CoChairs <<should>> send out a <<reminder>>
> about the meeting, the absence of a reminder – for whatever reason – is
> <<not>> a de facto <<cancellation>> of the meeting, i.e. the meetings do
> <<not>> require a formal <<confirmation>> to occur, and the absence of a
> reminder should not be interpreted as a cancellation.  They are on our
> respective calendars and unless a particular meeting is formally cancelled,
> it is assumed to be on, irrespective of whether the CoChair remembers/has
> the time to send out a formal reminder.****
> ** **
> Thoughts?****
> ** **
> Thanks in advance –****
> ** **
> charlie****

Helena F. Deus
Post-Doctoral Researcher at DERI/NUIG
Received on Tuesday, 24 April 2012 15:48:18 UTC

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