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Originally Posted by tlester View Post
It's that when I look at the "Waiting" perspective, I see EVERYTHING that I put in a wait state, including actions that are not even close to being ready to be actioned on. For example... let's say I'm shooting a wedding and the wedding date is April 2013 (a year from now) and I'm putting together a wedding album AFTER I shoot the wedding. One of my actions may be, "Wait for client to choose which images to include in album" that has a context of @waiting.

When I look at my "Waiting" perspective to see who I need to follow up on, I see this "Wait for client to choose images to include in album" action which can't even be considered to be done for at least a year.

So, I think I need to put it in a different context that doesn't really show up as waiting until I'm actually waiting for them. So maybe one context and when I get to that step, switch it to waiting.

What do you think? That would work, but is there a better way?
"Wait for client to choose images to include in album" occurs after "send images to client" which occurs after "touch up images" (maybe?) which occurs after "shoot images at wedding". Okay, the descriptions may not be what you want. But the point is that this is a sequential project; each action becomes ripe after the previous action. Putting artificial start dates on these actions won't help. Each one starts after the previous one is finished. The way to handle that is to look at *available* actions. Select "Available" in the "Availability filter".