[CentOS-devel] options on publishing a timeline

Tue Sep 22 13:08:57 UTC 2009
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 09/22/2009 02:40 AM, John Summerfield wrote:
>> I once attended a project management course. The little I remember now
>> boils down to, at least in the planning stage, a small committee is
>> good. 4-6 people. A small group will give better results one person.
> Not sure what any of that hasto do with the original email :)
> I'm looking for optiions for publishing the state of a task as it works 
> its way through different milestones. It needs to be :
> - clear
> - exact
> - automateable
> - visual
> And if its something that needs me to go poking around in things - I'm 
> not going to use it, or I will forget about it etc. Hence the 
> requirement for the automateable.
> The search is still on for something that is open source and while I 
> dont mind something that is purely web based, I'd prefer something that 
> didnt need an interweb's connection.

The output side is probably going to involve graphviz.  Maybe you could use one 
of the manual layout tools like dotty for the process with some tokens for the 
status/times so you could substitute real values to render periodically.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com