The basic procedure for preparing and submitting an article
or poster is outlined here.
- Conferences are different in style from "journals". They are
at their most exciting when the topic is posed in as controversial a style as possible.
The X-ray structure of a complex natural product is death to an electronic
conference - as is a total synthesis unless it raises some important
- The primary preferred format was
- Contributions were prepared using
a specific HTML authoring program. A number of suitable programs are indicated
on the programs page.
- Alternatively, use a word processor such as Microsoft Word 6,
WordPerfect, Claris Works or AMI Pro
capable of saving in "HTML" format (via plug-ins
such as Internet Assistant) or in "Rich-Text-Format" format, which itself
can be converted to HTML.
- Programs and utilities for helping to prepare articles are collected here.
- The secondary preferred format is as a native Word 6 file, which were
converted to HTML by the conference editors. If at all possible, graphical
images should be saved as separate files, in "GIF", "TIFF", "JPG",
"PICT" or "PNG", format as well as being included in the body of the document to
- Detailed instructions for authers are to be found here.
Submission of material was made using one of the following
mechanisms (in order of preference);
- By mounting the HTML document(s) on a World-Wide
Web server located at the author's own institution and submitting the
Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of this material by
using this form or by sending an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- By creating a single
"archive" file of the HTML file(s) and any associated graphical
images and molecular coordinates in "Stuffit", "ZIP"
or "Tar" formats
and sending this file using the electronic form provided if
you are using Netscape 2.0, or sending an an electronic mail message to email@example.com.
: Please give your archive a distinctive name.
Naming it simply ECHET96.SEA will not render it unique once it
- By "attaching" a binary
Word Processor file to an electronic mail message sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The
binary file should be "uuencoded" (Windows) or "binhex"ed (Macintosh).
A suitable program which can perform this encoding automatically is
- Anonymous ftp binary file transfer of a Word Processor file or
"archive" file as defined above, to the server
ftp.ch.ic.ac.uk, to be placed in the directory
Paper submissions were NOT acceptable. Floppy disk submission
was accepted if all other methods failed (1 example only).