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From: Mike Newman <mike@newmanfamily.me.uk>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: A much simpler way of handling dependent tasks
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 22:51:23 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20090127225123.1791771a@newmanfamily.me.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <B9150568-E659-4A3F-AFDE-535437A6EE21@newartisans.com>



On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 17:16:17 -0400
John Wiegley <johnw@newartisans.com> wrote:

> I've been wanting a simple method for managing dependent tasks for  
> some time now, and only now did it occur to me that I could just  
> implement a much simpler method using your current blocking mechanism.
> 
> The attached file, confusingly named org-depends.el, implements the  
> following scheme:
> 
>   1. Any TODO which has incomplete child TODOs is blocked.
> 
>   2. If a parent TODO has the ORDERED property, it's children must be
>      completed in order.  Undone siblings block later siblings.
> 
>   3. Blocked items are greyed out in the agenda list.
> 
> John
> 

This sounds like a sensible approach that would cover most my needs for
dependencies between TODOs
-- 
Mike

  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-01-27 22:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-26 21:16 John Wiegley
2009-01-26 23:48 ` Oliver Charles
2009-01-27  1:18   ` Jesse Alama
2009-01-27  6:46     ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-27  6:47 ` John Wiegley
2009-01-27  6:47 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-27  7:31   ` John Wiegley
2009-01-27  7:43     ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-27 22:51 ` Mike Newman [this message]
2009-01-30 15:02 ` Rainer Stengele
2009-01-30 17:37   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30 20:07     ` John Wiegley

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