[development] RE : Advice on module writing
tony at tony-mac.com
Sun Apr 21 21:04:21 UTC 2013
Maybe I must apologize. It's a peeve of mine. I welcome hard discussions
and don't think we are as sensitive as many seem to think.
And excessive deference just gets in the way.
My 2 cents.
On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 2:01 PM, David Metzler <metzler.dl at gmail.com> wrote:
> That was not my intention at all, nor was I offended, personally. I
> suspected that John was just trying to make suggestions for improving the
> process, and was just trying to let him know that his statements might be
> read. I do not think that your suggestion that I was playing some kind of
> emotional card is a fair characterization of my response.
> My own "analytical" thinking (intelligent or otherwise) suggests that as
> well intentioned as his ideas are, they do not look to "scale" to an event
> the size of Drupal CON, and should be tried out at a smaller event,
> preferably at one where the person who has the idea is willing to
> contribute time to making sure those ideas work.
> If I'm out of line, here, my apologies.
> On Apr 21, 2013, at 9:33 AM, Anthony <tony at tony-mac.com> wrote:
> 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.
>> 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*
> *www.Tony-Mac.com <http://www.tony-mac.com/>*
*Anthony Stefan Maciejowski*
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