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Re: Sale and purchase workflow

Camptocamp SA, Guewen Baconnier - Software Developer, Camptocamp
- 09/16/2015 04:11:47
On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 10:02 AM, Fabien Pinckaers <> wrote:
>> Why is this a problem: integrators have to integrate Odoo inside a
>> customer's infrastructure. This often means performing actions at some
>> given points in time. For instance, sending a message over the ESB when
>> a picking is fully available, or when it has been done, and there are
>> many more examples related to SO / PO. Replacing a workflow which
>> provides us with easy extension points with a computed function means
>> that we have to write some complex code essentially duplicating the
>> computed function.
> Overwriting a function to trigger actions if not more complex than
> overwriting a workflow. And overwriting a computed fields "like To Invoice
> or To Deliver" is way easier than revamping a workflow to adapt to all
> possible transitions on all states.

Could you maybe hint which method we'd have to overwrite when there is
no more workflow activities but only function fields? Function fields
mean no more trigger we can hook on, or do I miss a new feature to
handle that?