[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

RE: [Pyatcron-devel-list] Cron backend: a correction

From: Julien Olivier
Subject: RE: [Pyatcron-devel-list] Cron backend: a correction
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 20:56:32 +0000

>       As a user I want an easy, well laid out GUI that I can quickly
> modify the following (which I think we are already close to):
>       o  Add, modify, delete cron and at jobs (of course)
>       o  Use a 3 step wizard/druid to quickly create cron/at jobs (see
>               Juliens earlier post on exacts specs)
>       o  Offer pluggins (I am so lost on how to spell this now) to
> choose 

Congrats Xavier, you lost him now :) it's PLUGIN, for g**'s sake :)

>               and modify the task the user will be using.
>       o  Allow "easy" scheduling, or predefined schedules for users
> such
>               Daily at x time, or Weekly on x days at x time...
>       o  Add an Advanced Tab/Button/Dialog that allows a user to
> define
>               a much more precise schedule.

And maybe, even, tweak the command if it has been generated by a plugin.

>       o  A Preferences dialog to set cron variables.  ???

If, as a user, you're not sure you need it, maybe you don't need it :)
What I mean is: do users know what a cron variable is ? If they do, they
probably don't need/want a graphical tool to configure their cron

>       o  An option to show/hide old at commands
> Any others that I am missing?

Julien Olivier <address@hidden>

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]