[LON-CAPA-admin] Reference date for cloned courses

H.K. Ng hkng at fsu.edu
Tue Jan 22 06:54:01 EST 2008

At 08:07 AM 1/21/2008, you wrote:
>On Jan 21, 2008, at 6:09 AM, Stefan Bisitz wrote:
>>our new semester will start in the beginning of March. These means
>>cloning LON-CAPA courses in these days. The cloning functionality is
>>really nice as most of the profs like to use similar content from the
>>last semester.
>>What about the cloning of dates/parameters? It seems that LON-CAPA
>>the current cloning date as the reference for all the open, due and
>>other dates in the parameters. It would be much more practical and
>>helpful to take the enrollment start date as reference.
>Actually, the current plan is to be able to pick any date as
>reference. So at cloning time, no shift happens, but then the
>instructor will get an interface that allows to shift all dates based
>on a date that he or she picks. For example, the instructor might
>pick some due date on Aug 31st 2007, and say it needs to become Jan
>11th 2008 - everything else would then be shifted accordingly.

It would be nice if there is another option to not transfer any dates.


>>I wanted to ask before filing a bug. Are we missing something?
>There probably already is a corresponding bug. I just need to around
>to doing this.
>- Gerd.
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