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What this is about
pretalx manages the CfP of an event via a set of deadlines (an event-global deadline plus optionally different ones on submission types). Sometimes organisers want to permit specific persons to submit a proposal after the last deadline is over, though.
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We'll need a new model in
class LateSubmissionToken(…): event = ForeignKey('event.Event') uses = PositiveIntegerField(null=True) token = CharField() valid_until = DateTimeField()
By adding a
You'll need to add create, update and delete views in the
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Maybe that doesn't require a special secret URL? Makes sense to have one though.
Could be tied to a speaker profile as well.
Speaker get's a notification that “late-checkin” is now enabled for them to submit a number of
I think I'd rather work with special links, as the people targeted may not have a profile yet. The current planning involves codes that are valid for 1..n submissions in a set timeframe, so that the organizers can either choose to distribute personalized links, or to just hand out the same link to everybody.