The first is called book which provides a simple, textual, interface: commands are typed in and responses are displayed on the screen.
Students may invoke the textual booking system interface by either:
Students can book certain lab terminals depending on the courses they are enrolled in. If you use tkbook, the terminals available for you to book will be displayed.
The following are examples of book commands:
BOOK > available 1:30pm - 3:30pm mon,wed
This checks the available booking slots for next Monday and Wednesday, from 1:30pm to 4:00pm. Note that the time of the beginning of the slot refers to a whole slot; a slot available at 3:30pm refers to the period 3:30pm-4:00pm.
BOOK > book 1:30pm - 3:30pm
This books one (half-hour) slot in the period between 1:30pm and 4:00pm.
BOOK > book 1:30pm - 3:30pm consec=4
This books the next four available consecutive slots from 1:30pm till 4:00pm.Loc Van Huynh 2007-03-15