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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Date of birth - tooltip for acceptable data entry for
Re: [Gnumed-devel] Date of birth - tooltip for acceptable data entry formats, and precision issue
Tue, 13 May 2008 13:18:15 +0200
On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 09:20:32AM -0700, James Busser wrote:
> I am not sure what format(s) are presently permitted.
Somewhere between 20-40, can't say for sure. Which ones are
you missing ?
> I think we talked
> about providing a tooltip to assist the user with this,
Given the number of formats supported that'd be rather
unwieldy. We might exemplarily include some of them. Which
ones would you suggest ?
> Also the DOB is supported to the extent of mm:ss but except for
> newborns, we would lack the information and even when we had the
> information, it does not seem to me we would input this. How do we avoid
> extra precision when it would be just plain wrong?
My plan is to track time-of-birth in an extra field when
someone (like a pediatrician) needing that turns up. Until
then the time part is largely ignored but can be set if it
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