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in: bbrooke; bbrooke > 2019-05-12

May 13, 2019 10:19 AM # 
jjcote:
I'm not quite following: what is the cause of the switch to MeOS?
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May 13, 2019 10:22 AM # 
kissy:
Did they not consult with you? Can it be changed back?
May 13, 2019 2:53 PM # 
bbrooke:
It appears to be a unilateral decision (maybe just for some meets? not all? so I will have to have TWO processes?). And I still don't understand WHY, after asking multiple times.
May 13, 2019 4:01 PM # 
jjcote:
Decision by who?
May 13, 2019 10:22 PM # 
johncrowther:
Who is they? I ran e-punch for a few RMOC events last year including our national event, and am doing for the next RMOC event, and I only know how to use OE2010. I know of one person in the club who likes to use MeOS, but didn't realize it was now semi standard at our events.
May 13, 2019 10:26 PM # 
kissy:
The last thing RMOC should do is anything to discourage you from doing everything that you're currently doing!
May 13, 2019 10:26 PM # 
bbrooke:
Yep, that was one of my arguments -- that all (or most) of our e-punch helpers are only familiar with OE2010. I haven't gotten a clear answer about whether this is the new standard -- and I am 100% not willing (or able, time-wise) to manage two different processes for two different softwares. :-\
May 13, 2019 10:29 PM # 
bbrooke:
Thank you, Kris. :-) We all do a lot in our own little areas of specialty...but I barely keep up, so when something upsets my apple cart, it really sends me over the edge more than it should. I'm sure vmeyer can relate. ;-)
May 14, 2019 12:06 AM # 
vmeyer:
Stand your ground about what you will support. Part of volunteering is enjoying what you are doing. When it becomes a pain on the ass, then you need to take a stand.
May 14, 2019 12:09 AM # 
jjcote:
Seems to me there ought to be one person whose opinion counts more than everybody else's combined in this situation. And I think she should just inform "they" that MeOS isn't going to happen. Unless "they" want to take over an awful lot of administrative work.
May 14, 2019 12:19 AM # 
Cristina:
“Registration information will be provided in xyz format and results need to be submitted in zyx format. What you do in between is up to you. “
May 14, 2019 2:39 AM # 
bbrooke:
Thank you all for the feedback and support.
May 14, 2019 3:03 AM # 
jjcote:
Anybody makes Brooke cry, we'll round up a posse and give 'em a thrashing.
May 14, 2019 4:38 AM # 
bbrooke:
Ha ha, J-J! It was just my own frustration boiling over.

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