I’m looking for a task manager that nicely handles “relative recurring tasks“. Those are regular tasks that need to be done a certain amount of time after their last occurence was completed.
An example for this feature was given in a task warrior issue:
One real-life example is: go get a haircut every 5 weeks. If for some reason I can't go on the designated weekend (recurring happens on Friday), I'm forced to go on the next weekend, that is, I can't go on Sunday nor anytime until the next Friday. So for some reason this task was done 6 weeks after the previous time, but I still want to be reminded that the next time is 5 weeks later from that point, not just 4.
The most promising candidate at the moment is task-relative-recur which is however only a hack to achieve this with task warrior.
I was wondering if there is any task manager that has this as a first class feature.
Further constraints for my search are:
- web based (including SaaS) or running natively on Linux.
- Minimalistic: Primarily I want to just throw tasks at it, I don’t want time tracking, project management, … if it is possible to only use the time tracking part of a larger software package that’s still OK.
Lower priority features:
- Android app