May 26, 2004
Cisco MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes
Note: This Field Notice is a legacy Latitude Field Notice that has been converted to the Cisco format so the information would remain available to their customers.
This problem was identified when using MP Notes mail template "mail507mp.ntf" when the "Check for conflicts when scheduling" parameter is selected on the Notes client.
When a recurring MP meeting is scheduled for a time when you have something else scheduled in your calendar, either a regular Notes appointment or a MP meeting, you will get a message listing the time conflicts. This is correct behavior. However, when you select 'OK', you receive these errors:
 Unknown digit - entered in numeric field. Error:  The length of meeting must be a numeric value.
If the "Check for conflicts when scheduling" parameter is deselected to prevent it from reporting any conflicts, you do not receive the errors and the meeting is scheduled. However, a different problem surfaces. For example, if a recurring meeting is scheduled for 3 days 7/1-7/3 with meeting ID 1234 and you try to schedule another recurring meeting at the same time with the same ID from 7/1-7/5, you do not receive any meeting ID conflicts. MP will schedule the meeting for 7/4 and 7/5 and will not schedule on 7/1, 7/2 or 7/3. The system should give you a meeting ID conflict for 7/1, 7/2, and 7/3 but it does not.
When the "Check for conflicts when scheduling" parameter is selected on the Notes client, the customer is not able to schedule a recurring meeting if there are any existing calendar conflicts.
When the "Check for conflicts when scheduling" parameter is deselected, overlapping recurring meetings scheduled at the same time with the same meeting ID will not report a conflict and the user will think the entire meeting chain was scheduled when, in fact, only part of it was.
Hot fix mail template "case 30201, 29350 mail507mp.ntf".
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