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Re: [Libreplanet-dev] Calendar extension error

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: [Libreplanet-dev] Calendar extension error
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2009 16:19:29 -0400
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Peter <address@hidden> writes:

> On Friday 19 June 2009 20:13, you wrote:
>> Peter <address@hidden> writes:
>> > A much better approach would be to add an <event title="Event name"
>> > icon="event/icon.png"/> tag, which users can put anywhere on the event
>> > page. Calendar can search for it and properly parse it.
>> >
>> > Better yet, allow a single page to have several event tags and either
>> > combine them into one calendar event, or display them separately.
>> >
>> > By using a tag, Calendar will be able to identify the event information
>> > and validate it properly. Users will be able to edit the event page as
>> > they like without compromising calendar, or the website. Pages without
>> > event tags can be flagged in calendar as 'invalid event', so users can
>> > move or fix the page.
>> Sure, that all sounds nice. I don't see much of a problem with the
>> current approach though, after fixing this bug.
> Reserving the first line for calendar is a poor design choice, imho. Imagine 
> twenty extensions all doing the same thing. Now imagine them looking for 
> their own tag, instead.

Yeah, your point makes sense to me. Maybe try a patch to accomplish that
upstream? Or suggest it to the maintainer?

John Sullivan
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