Repeating events in the calendar

Joey Stanford joey at canonical.com
Wed Dec 17 00:53:42 GMT 2008


Hi James,

Yes, this is correct. We cannot install the event repeat module due to
security holes though.  The new events system for 6 is being
completely rewritten so upgrading doesn't buy us anything either. :-(

Joey


On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 17:25, James Westby <jw+debian at jameswestby.net> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> As I understand from UDS last week you have some problems with the
> calendar on the fridge. I believe this is because it doesn't do
> repeating events. I asked Emma Jane about this, as she is knowledgeable
> about Drupal, she had some good advice, and kindly showed me how
> repeating events can be set up.
>
> If the issue is that events simply cannot be made to repeat then the
> "eventrepeat" module should be installed and configured. When creating
> an event it allows you to define how it repeats. It is fairly easy to
> set up and use.
>
> If I misunderstood and you can create repeating events, but they do not
> work the way that you like for some reason then if you explain what
> issues you have then we can try and find a solution.
>
> Note that eventrepeat does the repeat at creation time, rather than
> display time, so you probably don't want to set the repeat too far in
> to the future. It does mean that the ical feed contains the repeated
> items as individual events, which may help with the ubottu issue.
>
> The eventrepeat page is at http://drupal.org/project/eventrepeat .
> It recommends that the "date" module be used instead, however that
> would require a switch to CCK. I'm told that would be a good thing, but
> may be more work that you wish to undertake at this time.
>
> Thanks,
>
> James
>
>
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