[development] RE : Advice on module writing

Anthony tony at tony-mac.com
Sun Apr 21 16:33:36 UTC 2013

I think, fwiw, John's remarks are constructive criticism. Why does everyone
play the "emotional I am so offended card" when one expresses intelligent
analytical thinking? This type of thinking can only help us not hurt us.

On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 9:15 AM, Dave Metzler <metzler.dl at gmail.com> wrote:

> It may not be what you intended but this comes off as a bit disrespectful
> to the volunteers that make these kinds of events happen.
> I think having people parrot back from an mp3 player would seriuosly
> degrade the quality of the presentations.  I also think that adding a lot
> of post production work to the process is problematic.
> Dave
> Sent from my iPad
> On Apr 21, 2013, at 1:52 AM, John Summerfield <summer at js.id.au> wrote:
> > On 20/04/13 02:22, Larry Garfield wrote:
> >>
> >> Yes, you are able to give users "bypass node access" restriction, which
> >> would, I believe, then bypass domain access, too.  Generally don't give
> >> that permission to people unless you really really mean it. :-)
> >
> > Larry, on another note, a lot, maybe all, the Drupalcon videos are hard
> to read. I suspect someone points a camera at the screen and says, "That
> will do."
> >
> >
> > A day or so ago I went through some of my less recent photos, and I
> found some from and Events Management event in Perth a year ago. Someone
> was talking to a slideshow, just like Drupalcons, and I took some pics of
> the screen. I didn't do anything special, just pointed the camera and let
> auto-everything do its magic. The results were fine, even on a DSLR
> approaching 10 years old.
> >
> > So I don't know what your videographers are doing, but they do need to
> sharpen up their act. I'm thinking it shouldn't be too hard to merge the
> audio with the slide presentation they already have.
> >
> > If the presenters rehearse (and they really should), they they can
> prerecord the audio and them be wired to an MP3 player in their pocket and
> parrot what they hear. It would mean absolutely no questions during the
> formal presentations though. Or just post the original audio and edit in
> questions later. Or something.
> >
> > You know who to talk to, Larry, and they know who you are. Perhaps you
> could take it up with them?
> >
> >
> >


*Anthony Stefan Maciejowski*

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