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Show Intended Invitee Calendar When Adding Meeting Notice

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000122271D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Document File: 3 page(s) / 62K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Christenson, PJ: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for showing the correct invitee calendar when a user views a meeting notice.

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Show Intended Invitee Calendar When Adding Meeting Notice

      Disclosed is a method for showing the correct invitee
calendar when a user views a meeting notice.

      Fig. 1 represents the process which is followed to send meeting
notices to all of the users in a given list of recipients.
      Step 1--get the first recipient in the list.
      Step 2--create the initial meeting notice document.
      Step 3--look through the invitee list portion of the document
to find an invitee record in which the invitee is the same as the
current recipient.
      Step 4--set a flag in that invitee structure.  This flag will
be used to determine which invitee to display when the meeting notice
is finally viewed.
      Step 5--check to see whether there are any more recipients left
to process.  If there are not, then send (via mail) all of the
documents created (Step 8).
      Step 6--if there are recipients remaining to process, get the
next one.
      Step 7--then look to see if one of the existing documents
created has no marked invitee record in which the invitee is the same
as the current recipient.  If such a document is found, then it may
be used and then continue to Step 3.  If such a document is not
found, then a new one must be created and then return to Step 2.  By
looking through the existing documents, the number of documents
created and sent via mail is minimized.

      Fig. 2 represents the process which finds the rig...