Bug 30315 - Calendar widget on patron form in staff interface no longer translates
Summary: Calendar widget on patron form in staff interface no longer translates
Alias: None
Product: Koha
Classification: Unclassified
Component: I18N/L10N (show other bugs)
Version: 20.11
Hardware: All All
: P5 - low normal (vote)
Assignee: Bugs List
QA Contact: Testopia
Depends on: 29684
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Reported: 2022-03-18 08:46 UTC by Katrin Fischer
Modified: 2022-08-19 09:10 UTC (History)
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Description Katrin Fischer 2022-03-18 08:46:29 UTC
The 'old' calendar widget does no longer translate in 20.11. We have just updated to the latest version 20.11.16.

To test:
* Run 20.11.x
* Install translatons, de-DE should be complete
* Activate language for staff interface in system preferences
* Go to patrons and open any patron account
* Look at the date widgets for date of birth, expiration date
* Verify day names and buttons remained English, while rest of page has been translated.
Comment 1 Katrin Fischer 2022-03-18 08:55:44 UTC
Strings are from de-DE-messages-js.po, but I could verify that the translation of the .js messages works fine in other places.


* Add something to your cart in staff
* Add something to your cart in staff _again_
* Verify pop-up message is translated
Comment 2 Katrin Fischer 2022-05-17 14:07:57 UTC
In 20.11.18 I still have the problem, in our package based installations, but also on my kohadevbox. 

Any clues much appreciated.

Tested with de-DE and the date of birth in put on the patron form.
Comment 3 Katrin Fischer 2022-05-17 14:41:21 UTC
Trying to narrow this down a bit. Git bisect turned up this as the breaking commit:

commit 701fde53ed703c751e37fd184de342838e8a9f2f
Author: Owen Leonard <oleonard@myacpl.org>
Date:   Thu Aug 20 20:10:40 2020 +0000

    Bug 26261: Split calendar.inc into include file and JavaScript file
Comment 4 Katrin Fischer 2022-05-17 14:55:10 UTC
Confirmed it's broken in 20.05.05 which the patch was first included to.
Comment 5 Owen Leonard 2022-05-17 16:14:33 UTC
I think the root of the problem is that locale data isn't being loaded by the template because the "lang" variable is getting overwritten at some point. 

I think this is related to:

Bug 24661 - Inclusion of locale-related javascript files is broken


Bug 29684 - Warning File not found: js/locale_data.js

Without the correct "lang" template variable the link to the correct locale_date file is bad:

Comment 6 Katrin Fischer 2022-05-18 14:44:36 UTC
Further narrowed it down: the calendar is only broken on the patron member form, which we hadn't noticed before. This makes bug 29684 a good candidate, but it's not a one line fix.

Maybe this is WONTFIX?
Comment 7 Katrin Fischer 2022-08-19 09:10:46 UTC
20.11 is too old now and I confirmed the problem doesn't exist with flatpickr in newer versions.