Today version 3.3.10-adam of the foodcoop-adam version of Foodsoft
was released, and activated (deployed) on the server we're using in
Amsterdam. That means you have access to these versions for your
food cooperative from tonight onwards.
What has changed since September, 2015 (it has really been that
The tolerance is shown in the progress bar at the right of the
member ordering pages (explained below).
The amount and tolerance in the member ordering pages now
receive a color, based on whether it is part of a filled box or
There is now the option to add a box-fill-phase near the end
of the order-cycle. If enabled in the configuration screen,
there's an additional date when opening an order, after which
members will only be able to change their order if it increases
the total amount ordered. (This is how Vokomokum works with bulk
The first bullet point had some consequences for the member
ordering page. If your food cooperative uses the shopping cart
option (members need to pay before their order is confirmed),
please keep an extra eye on the member ordering process, and let
me know if you find something unexpected.
I hope you and your members will enjoy the fixes and new features.
Tolerance in the box-filled-bar
What about this? The first is an article where there's 2 missing
units, and 3 total tolerance. This means that 2 more units need to
be ordered for the box to become full. (You may notice that the
progress bar shows 4 tolerance, which means that there's another
member who only ordered 1 tolerance.)
The next is an article where there is no shortage, and there are
still 7 units available in tolerance (by this member, as you can
see), meaning that one member can still order 3 and have a full
I hope this motivates people to order more when it's useful, while
providing a hint that one can still order more without having to
order a full box.