[horde] related tasks (was Re: A hi from a new user)

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Wed Feb 18 09:03:12 UTC 2015

Zitat von Steffen <skhorde at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de>:

> On Mon, 16 Feb 2015, Michael J Rubinsky wrote:
>> Quoting Jan Schneider <jan at horde.org>:
>>> Zitat von Maurice Kellenaers <maurice at gkbikes.eu>:
>>>>>> I have recently installed horde on my webserver, mainly to have  
>>>>>> a shared calendar app and I was pleasantly surprised to have a  
>>>>>> simple, intuitive and nice interface. Other groupware suites  
>>>>>> were tried in  the last year but none were good for me; either  
>>>>>> too bloated or  missing items. After a quick test I have  
>>>>>> decided to use this program  for 'production' (quotes added  
>>>>>> because it's for my family of five  only). It all worked out of  
>>>>>> the box for me without extensive editing  of the config. Later  
>>>>>> I have added the IMP (mail) module.
>>>>>> However, I do have a few rants. Nothing serious but I do want  
>>>>>> to  share them (maybe I have overlooked an  
>>>>>> option/setting/something else).
>>>>>> - The first thing is that I can't create a task from a calendar  
>>>>>> appointment. As far as I have read the docs, this is on the  
>>>>>> roadmap/todo list. That is fine by me, so it will come in the  
>>>>>> future.
>>>>> Not sure what exactly you mean with creating a task from an   
>>>>> appointment, but what's on the roadmap is just to merge the  
>>>>> tasks and  calendar applications. This is just a technical thing  
>>>>> and won't change  anything from the user's perspective.
>>>> Let's say for example there is an appointment X on March 20,  
>>>> black tie dresscode.
>>>> The appointment is in the calendar.
>>>> create task from appointment on feb 16; "call for tux", create  
>>>> task from appointment on March 19;"pick up tux"
>>>> So when clicking on/creating appointment, the possibility to  
>>>> create a task(s) with the appointment in the calendar as parent.
>>> That's an interesting concept. Where did you borrow it from? And  
>>> is this just some simplification for creating the tasks, or do  
>>> they still show up an sub-tasks in the event view?
>> This was actually suggested to me by a user/family member not too  
>> long ago. When we talked about it, he envisioned another tab in  
>> Kronolith's event view something like "Related Tasks" that just  
>> listed basic details and links to the related task entries. Thought  
>> it was interesting but didn't get much farther than that as far as  
>> implementation goes. I might play around with this in the near  
>> future.
> it might be worth expanding this idea to cover any Horde object,  
> incl. notes, bookmarks, messages, ... . Like a meta-container. There  
> is a connection from any member to the meta-container and from there  
> to all members. Maybe, such container could contain meta-containers  
> as well.
> In Kronolith, the content of such meta-container (the current event  
> is member of - aka its parent) could be displayed in (very) brief  
> view as yet another tab, in Mnemo it would be a real link to some  
> other page.
> -- 
> Steffen
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There once existed some POC that implemented linking between Horde  
objects of any kind. There even still exists some remainder in  
/services/obrowser/ that allows navigating and picking application  

There's also some PSR work regarding object linking:  

Jan Schneider
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