[Hpr] Policy change: Reservations

James Toebes james at toebesacademy.com
Wed Feb 7 05:43:14 PST 2018

I love the elaborate way of saying:  If the slot is open,  use it.   If 
you cannot upload now,  then ask to lock it.

On 2/7/2018 6:09 AM, cobra2 wrote:
> /me is enjoying the silence.
> --cobra2
> On February 6, 2018 5:50:48 PM UTC, Ken Fallon <ken at fallon.ie> wrote:
>> Due to the recent spate of future show reservations a change of text is
>> required. The proposed change is from:
>> "All reservations need to be approved. In the case where you wish to
>> reserve a particular slot but do not have the media recorded, you will
>> need to get the reservation approved in advance by the HPR Mailing
>> List."
>> To
>> "Any host can select any free slot a year in advance, by recording
>> their
>> show and uploading it to the desired slot. In exceptional circumstances
>> it may be necessary to reserve a slot while not having the audio
>> available, but this must be approved by the mailing list in advance.
>> This is intended only for exceptional circumstances, such as a
>> scheduled
>> interview where we would like the audio to be released as soon after
>> the
>> event as possible, or to cover an important topical situation that has
>> occurred. Due to the extended time now needed to post shows to external
>> sites, the extra work this entails and the disruptive effect of
>> reservations, we will no longer be allowing them except in very rare
>> cases of the type mentioned above."
>> Feel free to discuss, silence = approval.
> -- cobra2
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