[pmwiki-users] Convention and Scheduling support.
sti at pooq.com
Thu Aug 17 17:21:13 CDT 2006
Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 03:52:18PM -0400, Stirling Westrup wrote:
>> I have a number of friends on the committees for some of the upcoming
>> worldcons. They are looking for some cheap-as-possible collaborative
>> software to allow them to organize things. Many of the features of
>> PmWiki would be ideal for them, but there is functionality that they
>> need that I can't see how to easily supply via PmWiki.
> How soon would you need this? As far as signups are concerned, some
> of the planned blogging features might be able to help with signup
> (i.e., by having something like an "add me to this panel" link).
The soonest that they would actually need this would be several months
before the Nippon Worldcon in September next year, but they're probably
going to be discussing needs during the meeting at this year's Worldcon
in a week or so. I doubt any sort of final decision would be made there,
The Nippon version might get away with minimal functionality. Should
Montreal win the 2009 Worldcon bid, then they would want a much more
functional version (but they *might* be in a position at that time to
actually fund some development to fill any remaining gaps, something
Nippon appears unable to do.)
At this point I'm mainly doing some feasibility checking for them.
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