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hCalendar creator feedback

This page is for collecting bugs, suggested fixes, and feature requests for the hCalendar creator

Please list your name, and indicate which version (even just a date and time helps) of the creator that you are providing feedback on. Thanks!

Bug Reports


Regressions are the worst kind of bug, and the top priority to fix. If you find problems in the creator that were not there in a previous version, please enter them here.

  • dtstart fails to put human readable start time into element text reported by Tantek at 2006-07-20
    • clarification: "if you enter a start date and a start time , only the start date is put in the human visible text"
    • appears to already by fixed in hg, but I can't be sure --RyanKing 14:52, 24 Jul 2006 (PDT)
  • there should be a dash "-", not emdash "–" separator between dtstart and dtend Tantek 22:57, 4 Jun 2007 (PDT)
    • A range should be indicated via an endash, "–", not a dash. Gazza 23:34, 3 Apr 2008 (PDT)
  • The creator appears to not work in IE6
    • reported by several people via email to RyanKing
    • error report:
-- Browser/OS --
IE v6 - SP2, Windows XP
Nothing shows up in the "code" areas.
Press "Build It!"
JS error-
Line: 4266
Char: 1
Error: Object required
Code: 0
URL: http://microformats.org/code/hcalendar/creator
  • reported not to work in Opera on WinXP

Bugs in new features

  • the automatic 'id' attribute generation needs to strip "@" (e.g. I created an event for "@media") Tantek 22:57, 4 Jun 2007 (PDT)
    • BBEdit validator reports:

      Value of attribute “id” for element “<li>” must begin with one of {A-Z,a-z} followed by zero or more of {A-Z,a-z,0-9,-,_,:,.}.

Suggested Tweaks and Fixes

  • ...

Feature Requests

  • option to change root element to say <li>
  • option to use mm/dd-mm/dd instead of MMM DD - MMM DD
  • options to turn off most emdashes

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