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Re: [Orgmode] automatically scheduling sequences of events

From: Manish
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] automatically scheduling sequences of events
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 08:46:09 +0530

  On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 1:18 AM, Peter Rayner wrote:
  > I have lots of projects which have work flows but no real schedule.
  > So a task like
  > * todo write satellite paper
  > might have subtasks like
  > ** todo prepare orbit simulation for Katja
  > ** todo get results from Claire
  > ** todo compare with David and Frederic
  > ** todo schedule teleconference to share writing tasks
  > etc etc
  > I would probably schedule the first of these for some free time.
  > What I would like is that when subtask 1 (simulation for Katja) is
  > done that the second (wait for results) is automatically scheduled and
  > so appears in my agenda.  Of course the first thing I might do is
  > reschedule it but at least it hasn't fallen out of sight.  I suspect
  > the "stuck project" agenda view accomplishes  this manually but I
  > would be interested in automating this if it were possible.  It could
  > be, too, that I need to learn to spend more time outside the "agenda
  > view".
  > Any pointers welcome

Do take a look at contrib/lisp/org-depend.el.  It can switch the TODO
states but I do not think it does automatic scheduling.

-- Manish

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