[Chandler-dev] Bug to improve behavior of unstamping as event
when event is recurring
grant at osafoundation.org
Thu May 1 09:47:46 PDT 2008
On 30 Apr, 2008, at 09:16, Andre Mueninghoff wrote:
> Andre Mueninghoff <andre_mueninghoff at fastmail.fm> sent you a Starred
> Message from Chandler:
> Hi Everyone,
> I did a search and didn't see an obvious existing bug, but before I
> possibly duplicate an existing bug report, I thought I'd ask here if
> this scenario is covered and to solicit feedback.
> Current behavior
> 1. Create an item stamped as event
> 2. Change the date of the event item to a date one week in the past
> 3. Set the item's recurrence to daily (any recurrence except none
> will behave the same)
> 4. Note in the table view that occurences of the test item appear in
> the Now, Later, and Done sections.
> 5. Select either the Now or Later occurrence.
> 6. Unstamp the item as event, and when prompted, press All Events
> 7. Note in the detail view that in the header, only a triage status
> of [Now | Later] and the item's title is visible. The stamp buttons
> and byline are not visible.
This part just sounds like a bug (and one that keeps recurring -- so
to speak :).
> 8. Also note in the table view that there is no row for this item in
> the Now or Later sections.
> 9. Select any other item.
> 10. Note in the table view that single occurrence of the formerly
> recurring event item is in the Done section with a triage status of
> The same behavior occurs when viewing a calendar canvas. Even though
> malformed, the residual display of a Now or Later triage status
> reasonably suggests that to make further edits to this item one
> should be able to find it in the Now or Later sections of the table
> view. However, it will be in the Done section. Even as a long time
> Chandler user, I though at first the items were disappearing
> completely. If the Done occurrence is unstamped as event, then Done
> is Done is Done.
> Suggested behavior: On the removal of the event stamp from a Now or
> Later occurence of a recurring item, retain the Now or Later
> occurence respectively (instead of the Done occurence).
Arguably, we should retain all Now/Later occurrences. (Though in
practice there will often be just one).
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