On 3/6/2018 7:28 PM, Mac Mckeever via Callers wrote:
This seems to me to be a lot of effort with very little benefit. There
are thousands of dances and each caller has their own approach to
programming. It is rare for a dance to be called two nights in a row.
When I do see that happening I often ask other dancers around me if they
remember it - and no one ever has.
How would the next caller get access to this info? The logistics would
seem difficult and unnecessary.
The way our local English dances do this is that the series programmer
sends the current log to the next caller on deck, who can then consider
the log or not, as they choose. It's not a big deal. I run the
Sebastopol dance, and I either write down the programs myself if I'm at
the dance or contact the caller afterward to get their list. Simple
Excel spreadsheet to keep track. Easy.
If I'm coming to call for a community I've never worked with before,
seeing a list of the dances they've done gives me a good idea of the
general level of the group. It's a useful tool.
Kalia in Sebastopol CA
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