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Start and end campaign automatically at specified time
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Needs database changes at precise time when campaign begins/ends

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Niharika triaged this task as Medium priority.Feb 24 2015, 3:17 PM
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Actually I think the implementation path to take here is to validate if a campaign is open/closed based on comparing the wall clock time to the dates in the database rather than having dates that don't mean anything and a boolean status flag. The Scholarships app could be looked at for inspiration as the application form changes state in a similar way (coming soon, active, applications closed).

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