[Mediawiki-l] calendaring and scheduling with MediaWiki

Hans Voss hans.voss at gmail.com
Thu Jan 11 15:05:39 UTC 2007


Hmm,

Forgot to remove the original password. Oh, whatever, the database
can't be reached anyway and the password is unique for this setup.

On 1/11/07, Hans Voss <hans.voss at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know if it will work in anything higher then 1.6.x (that's what I use).
>
> What I did was the following:
> I created a 'namespace' Event where all the calendar entries go. This
> will remove the clutter from the 'wanted pages' etc.
>
> Then I have entries/articles/pages like: "Event:January 11 2007" for a
> calendar item and entries like "Event:January 11" for yearly recurring
> items (birthdays, anniversaries..... ;-)
>
> The articles are formatted as follows:
> Example for "Event:January 11 2007"
>    {{Event:January 11}}
>    * 10:00 Morning meeting <!--- 5 ---->
>    * 12:00 Lunch <!--- 0 --->
>    * 16:00 Late afternoon meeting <!--- 15 --->
> So:
> 1) first the inclusion of the yearly items
> 2) in a bullet list each entry
>
> Each entry consists of a starting date and the item text.
> Item text can be followed by an HTML comment (so it won't show).
> Inside this comment is a number which is the number of minutes you
> wish to be warned before hand.
>
> The default 'warn' time is 60 minutes, but that can be changed in the script.
>
> The script is released under GPL (use however you like, let me know if
> you do something other cool stuff with it and send me back any changes
> in functionality/fixes/....)
>
> On 1/11/07, Frederik Dohr <fdg001 at gmx.net> wrote:
> > > I used
> > > Christof Damian's calendar extension for displaying.
> > > I now have settled on a predefined 'article' format for the individual days.
> > > Then I wrote a Perl script (I am more comfortable with Perl than with
> > > PHP) that will check each day's article and notify me when an
> > > 'appointment' is due.
> >
> > Hans, do you still have this Perl script? Would you mind sharing it - I
> > would love to take a look at it!
> > It'd be really awesome to have a reminder of upcoming or imminent events
> > on the main page of the wiki, but I'm excited to see how your reminder
> > system works.
> >
> > btw: Do you happen to know whether the Calendar extension works
> > flawlessly with MW v1.9? (I believe there were some issues with MW
> > v1.8.2 before, so I'd rather ask before breaking anything... )
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
> > -- F.
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>
> --
> ----
> Met vriendelijke groeten / With kind regards
> Hans Voss
> ---------------------------------------
> * Senior Consultant Open Source, Networking and Security
> * google talk enabled
> * General Open Sourcerer.
>
>
>


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Met vriendelijke groeten / With kind regards
Hans Voss
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* Senior Consultant Open Source, Networking and Security
* google talk enabled
* General Open Sourcerer.



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