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Date selector on SpecialCentralNotice should use the jquery.ui.datepicker module
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The current date selector on Special:CentralNotice is hand-crafted and this has several problems:

  • It may require separate maintenance.
  • It assumes the USA order of month, day, year.
  • With an RTL interface language the order becomes even stranger: year, day, month.

It should be replaced by the jQuery datepicker, which is already used in at least two extension, is well maintained by its own and has pretty good internationalization.

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Severity: normal



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 22 2014, 12:21 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz36791.
Amire80 created this task.May 12 2012, 11:54 AM

Rephrasing to specific task of changing to to use jquery.ui.datepicker module (instead of "a jQuery datepicker").

awight added a comment.Aug 7 2012, 7:13 PM

Here's an attempted fix. The date should be correctly internationalized, thanks for the report!