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Re: Sale and purchase workflow

- 09/16/2015 05:37:14
On 16-09-15 11:28, Jos De Graeve wrote:
> 2015-09-16 10:32 GMT+02:00 Jordi Ballester Alomar
> :
>     I agree with Fabien here. I need to test deeply, buy seems to be a
>     change for the better. Sticking a state to a sales or purchase order
>     was simply a great error. In my previous experience handling
>     Purchases and Sales with SAP, this "orthogonal concepts" approach
>     was used. And it led to way more flexibility! IMHO we need to make
>     sure that this solution is extensible.
> +1
> I have never been a fan of workflows in odoo.
> Some more interaction with the community would have been nice however.

The orthogonal concepts approach seems indeed more flexible, which
allows for tackling more complex issues more easily, such as Fabien says:
> Example: doing "send an email to France customers, 3 months after the
> invoice creation if it's not paid" --> That's a pain with workflows and
> easy with Automated Actions.

At the same time I understand Nhomar's and others' worries about the
upgrade path. This is a major change of the sales and purchase workflows
and I wonder how we can help existing customers upgrading
cost-effectively to v9.

/me has some v9 testing to do