[Design] Google looking for OpenOffice developers
cubranic at cs.ubc.ca
Wed Nov 2 15:16:30 PST 2005
Heikki Toivonen wrote:
> Right now the calendar, or actually a subset of all possible calendar
> functionality, is our focus. The reason is simple: anything that
> takes energy away from what we are doing now and in the next release
> is just going to delay us further.
What Selva was talking about sounds to me a little like a feature in
recent releases of Office on MacOS (and possibly on Windows too, I'm
still stuck in 2002) that allows linking various binary-type objects to
calendar items (for example, an agenda for a meeting, written in Word).
It seems a natural way to work, and from what I heard, users get
attached to this kind of feature very quickly. FWIW, I think it would be
good to have a plan to incorporate such a feature in Chandler. Even
having an item kind that simply holds a URL (file:// or maybe webdav://)
of a binary object and lets the OS figure out which application to use
to open it would be a good start.
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