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Uncertain dates, but ISO8601 format?

edited July 2018 in Installation

Since I've configured app/conf/datetime.conf to use "dateFormat = iso8601", it's not possible to enter uncertain dates anymore.
When I prefix a date with "circa" it only works with "dateFormat = text".

Is there any way to force date input/output string format to iso8601, while still having uncertain-dating capabilities?

Thank you very much in advance :)

Comments

  • We'd suggest using an additional display date field (i.e. a free text input) or using a different date format if you need to capture uncertainty with dates.

  • Hm... what about tweaking the language date-formatting in a way that it just uses YYYY-MM-DD for input and output?

    That would allow fuzzy dates in the same date field, while providing ISO8601 date formatting.

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