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Based upon the code found at http://www.magentocommerce.com/boards/viewthread/1735/#t8355 i’ve created an almost plug and play module for the belgian tax system.
1 extract it
2. place the folders into magentoo root (i’ve included the directory structure from the root of the magentoo install so you don’t have to guess where to place them)
3. add the piece in add-to-local.xml into you local.xml file
1. probably you want to change “local” to “community” since it’s local for me, but community for you.
2. there seems to be no way to package modules so they are truly plug and play.
2.1 A “modules” folder under etc where the <modules> part can reside in would be an improvement.
2.2 Also i’m not quite sure how module specific template overrides would function. for example if i wanted to display the subtotal in the cart al grandtotal - tax, i would need to include a how-to ...
2.3 the rewrite system is cool for “real” developers, but if i just want to download a module and add it to my shop, i would need to make sure the rewrites don’t interfere, and if they do change the inheritance or worst case, merge methods