Re: Potential to-do list enhancements

On Wed, 5 May 1999, Russell Steinthal wrote:

> Well, since my last attempt at doing some GNOME coding is on hold for 
> the moment, I thought I would take a look at enhancing the to-do list 
> handling in gnomecal...  I know that's on the TODO list (no pun 
> intended), so I wanted to check if there was anyone currently working 
> on it?
> If not, what would specifically would people like to see?  I don't 
> know how much time I'm going to have, so I don't want to commit to 
> anything to extensive, but it can't hurt to have people's ideas....

Could I put in a plea for the ability to add/delete events from the
command line. I'd like to have some scripts automagically insert reminders
and to-do items.

> Offhand, the two things which I would most like to see would be 
> categories (and the ability to get filtered lists, such as "only work 
> related") and priorities, so that the list would stay sorted. 
yup, good idea.

> What 
> would be really cool (IMHO) would be some sort of automatic 
> prioritization, where items are given a base priority by the user 
> which is then adjusted based on the distance to the due date to give 
> a dynamically-ordered list.

of course you'd have to make it user configurable (just to make it more
difficult to impment :)

> Of course, I have no idea if any of that is feasible, just that it's 
> been on my wishlist for a long time, so I might as well give it a 
> shot. :)
> -Russell
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> Russell Steinthal
> <>		Columbia College Class of 1999
> <>		System Administrator, AV-Network
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