[Design] Google looking for OpenOffice developers
twl at osafoundation.org
Wed Nov 2 15:23:50 PST 2005
On Nov 2, 2005, at 3:16 PM, Davor Cubranic wrote:
> Heikki Toivonen wrote:
>> Right now the calendar, or actually a subset of all possible
>> 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.
It sounds to me like maybe the most productive thing to do would be
for you and Selva to get your heads together *off list* and figure
out how to build some rudimentary functionality in this vein. Feed
free to post technical questions about parcel/kind building to dev at .
I promise to code review your efforts when you finish.
Ted Leung Open Source Applications Foundation (OSAF)
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