Posted on: 2012/2/13 17:34
Re: extcal 2.27 beta and xoops 2.5.4 errors/issues
I've made some fixes to few problems. It seems to work OK on my English XOOPS 2.5.5 Beta and French XOOPS 2.5.4 installations. Since the calendar changed in 2.5.4, this version probably won't work on anything lower than XOOPS 2.5.4.
Of course, this is still work in progress, and should be tested only on test sites, and NOT on production sites.
Could you please test and let us know if this is going into right direction?
Download: from SourceForge SVN
Some of the fixes:
- you can set visibility of past events in preferences
- English translations improved
- XoopsFormSpin added as part of the download
- links to icons are now correct
- replacing hard-coded date format with _SHORTDATESTRING
On the last one I'll need some feedback. It was originally hard-coded, but I think that extCal should take the format from whatever is defined in _SHORTDATESTRING. This way it will be consistent with the user's configuration.
During installation extCal takes the value of _SHORTDATESTRING and places it in the Preferences, where the user can customize it. But once it is set there, any changes to _SHORTDATESTRING in the global.php won't have any impact on some of the date formats.
Currently there is some inconsistency on where the date format is coming from - in some it is directly from _SHORTDATESTRING, in some it is from Preferences.
Should we make a change that all date formats are from _SHORTDATESTRING, or should they all come from preferences?