PKP Bugzilla – Bug 7926
Date fields are not localized
Last modified: 2012-09-21 15:19:13 PDT
In forms where a date is required, [month] - [day] - [year] fields are not localized.
a) Month names are always shown in English.
b) Fields order is MDY while in other languages is DMY.
A first review of code drives me to an smarty-pkp function called:
This function does the job and need to be reimplemented taking in consideration the locale of the user.
For a) Month names must be in a translation file.
An alternative solution for b) is hidding fields behind a popup calendar.
To reproduce, just visits http://yourMagazine/manager/createAnnouncement with a lang diferent than English.
Not confirmed, but I'm pretty sure this issue "also affects" OJS (2.x versions).
Probably is not as annoying in OMP as far it includes popup calendars.