[gnome-schedule-devel] Re: Scheduling subsystems (crontab, at) and the desktop

Rodrigo Moya rodrigo at gnome-db.org
Fri Jul 23 01:57:51 EEST 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-22 at 14:57 +0200, Philip Van Hoof wrote:
> Integration with the calendar would be nice but could also confuse
> users. A user who does not understand the difference between a task that
> the computer will launch and a task that he will have to perform -
> because it's calendar tells him or her to do that-, might get confused.
> This could also make it more hard for users to maintain a calendar for
> their own personal use.
I think the integration could be done via the alarm daemon, which
already supports running a command, displaying a message, sending an
email, at specific times. The calendars used for scheduling could be
hidden from the user, so that they never show up in Evolution.


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