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FW: [Pyatcron-devel-list] Task list in the main window

From: Childers, Matthew
Subject: FW: [Pyatcron-devel-list] Task list in the main window
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2003 07:58:36 -0600

Dangit, I keep hitting reply.

-----Original Message-----
From: Childers, Matthew 
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2003 7:57 AM
To: 'Julien Olivier'
Cc: 'address@hidden'
Subject: RE: [Pyatcron-devel-list] Task list in the main window

> Hi Matthew.
> First thing: you sent me an email with your latest modifications. It
> would be better if you sent them to the list too, so that Xavier can
> look at it.

My bad, I just hit reply instead of Reply to All.

> Now my comments:
>  - Finally, I don't like the idea of _displaying_ the type of task in
> the list. I think it clutters the list but doesn't add anything. I
> that if your task has a good name (like "backup my HOME folder", or
> "Download CD2"), the type is quite obvious. And knowing which command
> will be executed or which plugin provides the task's function doesn't
> seem useful on the main list view.

Sounds good.

>  - The next run time could be useful though. Especially if we can make
> it possible to sort the list on it. One thing I'm not sure: I think we
> should display the "next run time" on disabled tasks too.
>  - The last thing is that, if we decide to not use checkbox in the
> view, why not removing the "active" column and simply graying inactive
> tasks ? I think that would make it easier to see which tasks are
> and which are not.

Makes sense.

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