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User Lists for Facilities and Times between Meetings

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000115250D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-30
Document File: 2 page(s) / 56K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Keller, RS: AUTHOR

Abstract

Disclosed is a novel attribute (and processing) for lists of facilities used by calendaring programs and a new attribute for user's calendar profiles. The attribute for the list of facilities is a list of users allowed to schedule the facility. The attribute for the user's profile is an indication of the amount of time needed between scheduled events.

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User Lists for Facilities and Times between Meetings

      Disclosed is a novel attribute (and processing) for lists of
facilities used by calendaring programs and a new attribute for
user's calendar profiles.  The attribute for the list of facilities
is a list of users allowed to schedule the facility.  The attribute
for the user's profile is an indication of the amount of time needed
between scheduled events.

      To demonstrate the usefulness of the list of users attributes,
consider the following list of facilities:
  FACILID      Description                      OWNUSER   OWNNODE
  BIGROOM1     Large Conference Room One        CRSSCH    NODE1
  BIGROOM2     Large Conference Room Two        CRSSCH    NODE1
  SMALLRM1     Small Conference Room One        CRSSCH    NODE1
  SMALLRM2     Small Conference Room Two        CRSSCH    NODE1
  SMALLRM3     Small Conference Room Three      CRSSCH    NODE1
  DIRCONF      Directors Conference Room        DIRSEC    NODE1

      The example list gives the userid of the facility (FACILID), a
description, and the identification of the owner (CRSSCH at NODE1).
The last entry in the list, Directors Conference Room (DIRCONF) is
the conference room associated with the location's director (or some
other use restricted own conference room).  The rest of the entries
are available for scheduling by any user.  F...