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A smart method of managing repeat invitations

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246922D
Publication Date: 2016-Jul-15
Document File: 6 page(s) / 71K

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Abstract

The disclosure discloses a smart method of managing repeat invitations, which letting users to create an automatic reminder when they send the repeative invitations. And for the invitees, this disclosure helps them to highlight the time slot they confirm in the mail.

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A smart method of managing repeat invitations

Nowadays the mail and calendar system are very widely used in corporation or even private life. Especially in the corporation we usually send invitations in one time for a repeat event and invitees usually accept them but they don't know whether they can attend them. What we do today is to send a mail to collect the confirmation of time 1 or 2 days before the meeting, and the invitees have to check the calendar and them confirm the time slot by replying the mail.

The problems are as following:
1. Inviters have to send the confirmation mail 1 or 2 days before the meeting manually. It will cause nobody come to the meeting if they forget to send the confirmation letter.

2. And after the confirmation, invitees have to remember the time slot they commit in mind or create new calendar entries manually.

This disclosure try to solve this problem automatically.

This disclosure try to claim a smart method to manage the repeat invitations.

1. When send an invitation, user can choose to send a confirmation before the meeting. And they can edit the mail content for the confirmation, e.g. adding send the confirmation message to somebody to do the statistics.

2. Once the invitees confirm their time slot, the calendar will automatically update to show the time slot confirmed in different colors in the original invitation, e.g. red. And the calendar will hint the user at each beginning of the inconsecutive time slot, rather than only...