[Lab] Next ModLab gathering next week? (Wed. Nov. 17th)
charles.richer at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 10:43:20 EST 2010
I am not the only one having difficulty finding pertinent information.
I will attend tonights meeting.
Sincerely and with thanks,
On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 10:13 AM, Darcy Whyte <darcy at siteware.com> wrote:
> From word of mouth, I believe it is on.
> I went through the exact same method as you for getting involved with the
> It's rather interesting that if you visit the artengine.ca site and you
> manage to find ModLab under Community, the page lacks the following:
> 1) No future dates listed
> 2) Location not shown
> 3) Lab Mailing list is mentioned but no link or address for that.
> If you click through on the Ottawa Hacker Society link, you get a page on
> another site (which links back to the initial page).
> The 2nd page doesn't have the information either.
> You need to click on the ArtEngine link which gives a page (outside the
> ArtEngine site) that shows the address. This part also shows how to get to
> ArtEngine. Because it doesn't mention ModLab, it's not clear if it's the
> right address for ModLab.
> You need to click on Communications to find a link to the mailing list.
> There's a link on the Communications page called Meetings. That gives a list
> of old dates.
> So the obvious thing to do is:
> 1) Visit ArtEngine.ca
> 2) Hover all the links until you find ModLab under Community
> 3) Click through to Ottawa Hacker Society (you have to forget that you're
> looking for modlab for a while)
> 4) Click "group of individuals" to see if it has location, time and date
> for modlab (or perhaps Ottawa Hacker Society)
> 5) Click Meetings to see if the information is there. It isn't. However
> there is a convenient link back to step 2.
> 6) Click ArtEngine to see if the information is there. It isn't. There is
> the address of ArtEngine (at this point, the newcomer isn't sure if this is
> the same as ModLab or Ottawa Hacker Society).
> 7) Click Communication to see if the information is in there. It isn't. But
> there is a convenient link to step 5.
> 8) The lower part of the page has a link back to step 2 and a link back to
> step step 5 (again).
> 9) Click the Projects link to see if the information is there. It isn't.
> But there is potential to see projects there one day.
> 10) The only unfollowed link is the one mailing list link on the
> Communication page (we saw that in step 7)
> 11) Follow that link and you are now at a mailman listserv page. If you can
> figure that out, you can subscribe to the mail list for either ArtEngine,
> ModLab or Ottawa Hacker Society (at this point the newcomer isn't sure)
> 12) For those who have figured out mailman (or already know it), if they
> are approved after a waiting period they are now in the list and will
> receive content.
> 13) They can either reply of a post or (if they know how to use mailman
> make a direct post) to find out the location, time and date of the next
> 14) Someone will likely reply.
> If you are still with us, you are now qualified to attend ModLab!
> We use the listserv and word of mouth to schedule/reschedule meetings but
> I've often wondered what would happen to the group if the location, time and
> date were listed on the ModLab page in step 2 above.
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 9:44 AM, <eric.schmidt at rogers.com> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone;
>> I was looking forward to attending a ModLab meeting. Are you getting
>> together tonight? If so, where do these meetings take place?
>> Eric Schmidt
>> *From:* "normand at paik.artengine.ca" <normand at paik.artengine.ca>
>> *To:* Andrew Plumb <andrew at plumb.org>
>> *Cc:* lab <lab at artengine.ca>
>> *Sent:* Tue, November 9, 2010 3:35:13 PM
>> *Subject:* Re: [Lab] Next ModLab gathering next week? (Wed. Nov. 17th)
>> Next week makes sense. That would be consistent with meeting every second
>> > Hey Everyone,
>> > Richard mentioned that the OCLUG (Exec) folks were going to be holed up
>> > M70 tomorrow, and since last week+end was pretty hectic with Electric
>> > Fields and MakerFaire (and TEDxKids for those participating this week),
>> > shall we schedule the next ModLab gathering for next week?
>> > Wednesday, November 17th @ 7pm?
>> > Andrew.
>> > --
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>> > William Gibson
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