[rt-devel] Linking actions (for 2.0)

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Apr 24 11:18:06 EDT 2000

On Monday, April 24, 2000 11:16 AM -0400, "Rouillard, John" 
<RouillardJ at brevard.cc.fl.us> wrote:
| > > <BASE> DependsOn <TARGET>
| > >
| > > ...meaning that TARGET has to be resolved before BASE (really) is
| > > resolved.  A stalled BASE should be reopened when TARGET is resolved.
| > > When "spawning" a new TARGET i.e. through the web interface, the BASE
| > > should be stalled (if it's open).
| > >
| > I'd sort of rather that we not use "Stalled" for that, but that we
| > actually figure out what tickets are dependent on a given
| > ticket at runtime.
| I used to be in your camp Jesse, but I think Tobias's scheme of stalling
| the BASE has some merit. Stalling means: "don't work on this ticket until
| something changes". So it implies that new transactions shouldn't be added

The problem with this is, how do you determine when to un-stall the ticket? 
Currently, any non-comment communication unstalls it (and this is quite 
useful); either this would need to change or a hierarchy of rules for 
un-stalling tickets would need to be developed.

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