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default course dates span zero days
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The default dates when creating a new course page are:
begins: today
ends: today

This means that unless the user changes them, the course will immediately be inactive. This can cause confusion, because such courses are considered to be over already, so they do not show up in the default list at Special:Courses and the like.

Instead, the default end date should be four months from the current date.

Version: master
Severity: normal



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to High.Nov 22 2014, 2:14 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz57946.
Ragesoss created this task.Dec 3 2013, 8:11 PM

Change 124771 had a related patch set uploaded by J-squared:
Set the default end date for new courses as six months from present

Change 124771 merged by jenkins-bot:
Update default end date for new courses