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    tab43 anomaly


    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct, Direct, Local, Total Care


    We have recently had a holiday period where Sat 29 May to Mon 30 May inclusive was designated as "closed" in tab 17.
    One of our sub-libraries, 04, was issuing advanced booking items through this period.
    It was found that advanced booking status 31 items issued normally in sub-library 04 on
    - Saturday 29 May, (tab43 day 6)
    - Sunday 29 May, (tab43 day 7)
    - with correct due date of Tues 31 May (tab43 day 9).

    But status 31 iitems would not issue on Monday 30 May (tab43 day 8) - message was "Cannot find an available slot"

    The branch 04 section of tab17 had 20110530 (day 8 in tab43 terms) set as a Closed day and also states that for this branch all Saturdays and Sundays are closed days by default. (relevant section at end of message)

    Why therefore did status 31 items issue correctly on the Sat and the Sun,designated closed days by default, but not on the Monday, designated a closed day specifically?


    On our server:

    In tab15.eng booking item ststaus is defined to be able to make a booking request only when the library is open (O) in column 17 below

    WID 44 ## L Advance Booking ENG Y Y Y Y Y N N N N 00 Y O

    tab15.eng will be checked when the advanced booking is made because we have this in tab_hold_request:

    AB-POST check_booking_request_k



    • Article last edited: 12-Mar-2016
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