[Chandler-dev] Reengineering stamping

Jeffrey Harris jeffrey at osafoundation.org
Wed Mar 15 17:02:31 PST 2006


Hi Mimi,

> The only thing I am concerned about wrt the linking model is whether it
> will make it more complicated to overlap attributes: eg.
> 
> + Let's say a message item starts out with: From, TO, FYI, BCC
> + When it's put on the Task list it should change to be: From, Assigned
> to, FYI, BCC
> 
> The goal is: *Whenever we can* we should try to simplify the schema
> so that users don't end up with a bazillion fields. If a user wants to
> have more fields, they can always have them via user-defined attributes.
> But the default should err on the side of too few, rather than too many.

Yup.  We definitely need to make this work, it's not immediately obvious
how we want to do it, but I think it can probably be done.

Sincerely,
Jeffrey


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