[kwlug-disc] Android / Google calendar - events as tasks.

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 22:09:12 EDT 2012


Following up from my suggestion in the other thread, Remember the Milk
integrates with Google Calendar:
http://www.rememberthemilk.com/services/googlecalendar/

Darcy.

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 8:23 PM, Nickle, Brian <brian at nickle.ca> wrote:
> Opps missed the disclaimer regarding Google tasks
>
> On 2012-10-01 8:20 PM, "Nickle, Brian" <brian at nickle.ca> wrote:
>>
>> Gmail has tasks.  Google tasks are not perfect but they work well enough
>> for Light use.
>>
>> Brian
>>
>> On 2012-10-01 6:01 PM, "unsolicited" <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
>>>
>>> One of the annoying things about (Google) calendar is that it has no
>>> sense of tasks as events (or vice versa). [Never mind google tasks for the
>>> purpose of this message.]
>>>
>>> It just occurred to me I could create two calendars, 'mycal' (shown) and
>>> 'mycal-done' (not shown). When a meeting has happened, for example, moving
>>> the event from 'mycal' to 'mycal-done' would be the equivalent to marking
>>> the meeting as completed. (Or cancelled.) Turning the display of
>>> 'mycal-done' on/off would be the equivalent to ticking (or not) 'Show
>>> Completed'.
>>>
>>> It also occurs to me that if one has a regular 'project' [never mind that
>>> by definition a project is unique], one could export the (calendar) project
>>> as a .csv, edit the dates for the next round, and import the modified .csv.
>>>
>>> [<tongue in cheek> Should I be looking to apply for a software patent for
>>> these ideas?]
>>>
>>> Any reasons why approaching these these ways doesn't make sense / are
>>> there better ways?
>>>
>>> Anyone know of any good web places where such tips and 'tricks' are
>>> bandied about?
>>>
>>> [It appears to be pointless to hold one's breath that google will ever
>>> add the concept of 'complete' to calendar events / integrate tasks into
>>> calendar - a la Palm Desktop / Agendus / DateBk.]
>>>
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