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Use BTS as a personal organizer

Thinking about it, a true geek could set up a BTS like bugzilla, and use it as a sort of personal organizer, i.e. to do list:

Spouse needs geek to fix something, so he/she enters it in as an issue in the BTS.  (Are true geeks and marriage mutually exclusive?)

Gotta remember to mow the lawn?  BTS issue.

What do you think?  Any willing to confess?

Frank "Grimey" Grimes
Wednesday, September 01, 2004

I'm not endeared to an automated honey-do list, but it sounds like you might have the beginnings of a new software category.  :-)

Ewan's Dad
Wednesday, September 01, 2004

What would be awesome is if it supported sound files, so that you could record the request, were anything to magically "change" in between.


"I ASKED YOU TO DO XYZ!"

"Oh yeah?  That's not what you SAID..."

Of course, it would also have to come with a flying skillet protection mechanism, because that's the next thing that's coming your way after you try that level of back-talk!

I think I'll stick with a paper list :)

devinmoore.com
Wednesday, September 01, 2004

I think you'll find heavy uses of certain state codes, such as:

"not a bug/ not our bug"
"works as designed"
"unable to replicate"
"Delayed till future release"


or maybe thats just me...

PopCulture
Wednesday, September 01, 2004


My wife and I use eGroupWare to track chores and such.  Things are not marked complete until they are.

KC
Wednesday, September 01, 2004

Sure, and you can use some sort of device like the Danger Sidekick to surf from the supermarket because your shopping list is in there.

It would seem tedious ticking 200 items as "complete" upon checkout though. ;-)

I think one of those refridgerator whiteboards and a pad of paper is good enough for me.

www.MarkTAW.com
Wednesday, September 01, 2004

I don't have enough disk space for the things I never get around to.....

sgf
Wednesday, September 01, 2004

A Palm Pilot is pretty good for a shopping list. Enter ifrom the PC and sycnh

Stephen Jones
Wednesday, September 01, 2004

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