ryan.higgins at liblime.com
Thu May 21 10:42:26 NZST 2009
The system preference 'emailLibrarianWhenHoldIsPlaced' is not really functional,
as far as I can tell. The cron job to process the message queue will send out
patron notification, etc when a hold is filled, but does not enqueue a message
when a hold is placed.
I've submitted a bug/enh report here:
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 1:09 PM, Cab Vinton <bibliwho at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you, Nicole.
> Turns out we have this preference turned on, but I don't recall seeing
> any email notifications.
> Does anyone know if notification of a hold placed is instant, or if it
> runs periodically?
> Cab Vinton, Director
> Sanbornton Public Library
> Sanbornton, NH
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 3:49 PM, Nicole Engard
> <nicole.engard at liblime.com> wrote:
>> There is a preference to receive an email whenever a hold is placed.
>> As for the reports - I often get confused and I'll be sure to update
>> the manual with the notes provided here by other Koha people :)
>> Nicole C. Engard
>> Open Source Evangelist, LibLime
>> (888) Koha ILS (564-2457) ext. 714
>> nce at liblime.com
>> AIM/Y!/Skype: nengard
>> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Cab Vinton <bibliwho at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've searched the manual, but it appears that there's no provision for
>>> automatic staff notification whenever a patron places a hold on a
>>> Is this true?
>>> Lacking that feature, the "Holds to pull" report has to be checked
>>> periodically, correct?
>>> I'm also unclear on the purpose of the "Holds queue" report. Can
>>> someone clarify?
>>> I have a couple of titles in the queue, but can't remember how they
>>> got there, or how to get them off ...
>>> Thank you,
>>> Cab Vinton, Director
>>> Sanbornton Public Library
>>> Sanbornton, NH
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