ReleaseTwo

Created by: spiderr, Last modification: 09 Nov 2009 (14:56 UTC)

Release 2.7


Highlights

See the ReleaseTwoChangeLog

Release 2.6

Upgrade Notes


Highlights

See the ReleaseTwoChangeLog

New / Upgraded Packages

Package Description Who
SwitchboardPackage Notifications pacakge with pluggable notification methods and strong support for package renaming (change the name of the package directory to see the effect) /wjames5 & /spider
SamplePackage Vastly improved and makes a great starting point for creating your own bitweaver package.


Release 2.5

Upgrade Notes

  • When you replace the files on the server the site will lock out all users but admin until admin runs the installer/upgrader
  • After running the installer/upgrader your layout may not display properly - clear your tpl cache files which you can find at kernel > admin > system cache

Highlights

  • New packages (listed below).
  • Permissions system made more flexible to enable edit sharing across any content type - not just wiki - feature is intended for collaborative sites.
  • Boards package supports integration with mailman for bi-directional email <=> forum syncronization
  • General bug fixes throughout code base

New Packages

Package Description Who
GmapPackage Implements Google Maps API for creating maps and viewing geo-located content /wjames5
SharethisPackage Simplifies adding the sharethis.com link sharing service /wjames5


Package Improvements

Upgrade Description Who
InstallPackage
New Upgrade System Major overhaul of installer to allow package based upgrades and dependencies. Every package can now do it's own independent upgrades and schema changes. See Package Upgrades /xing
KernelPackage
New Upgrade System Package manager now displays more information relevant to versions and dependencies. The package manager can now be used to indicate the health of your system. /xing


Release 2.0

New Packages

Package Description Who
GeoPackage Geo Location Data Storage Service /wjames5
ProtectorPackage Content Access Control system, alternative to GatekeeperPackage (Operational - but still needs a little tidying up) /lsces
StarsPackage Content Rating System /xing
TagsPackage Content Key Word Tagging /wjames5 /WaterDragon
RecommendsPackage Content Recommending System - For Short Term Ratings Similar but different in purpose to Stars /WaterDragon /wjames5
SitehomePackage A package just for creating home pages /lugie
BoardsPackage Native bitweaver forum to replace phpBB /spiderr


Package Improvements

Upgrade Description Who
KernelPackage
PearDB support DB abstraction layer is now interchangable to use different layers. PEAR::DB has been added, wtih the option of adding PDO in the future. See /articles/6 for details /spider
LibertyPackage
Universal Content History The page history mechanism from the WikiPacakge has been generalized for all content that opt to use it. /spider
Content Translation Linking together content translated into different languages. Tables are in, a stab at implementation is in, however needs more work. /spider
FAST Comments Comments now use a materialized path mechanism to allow fetch of hierarchical comments in a single query /jht001
Update Backlinks Lookup of related pages has been improved to update backlinks to pages with undefined links /jht001
LibertyMetaData Generic set of meta tables that can be used for tags, EXIF, data and more! Tables only right now, no code yet. /exif
Content Preferences Each individual piece of content can have indvidual preferences of any name/value pair. This is just like the old users_preferences table, that in fact was generalized, and users (which are content) now store their values in the general content_preferences table.
Create a log of all things content basic logging functionality added. allows admins to track basic movements on the website /xing
Parsed content caching All parsed content can be cached by defining a maximum cache time in the liberty admin screen /xing
Comment Administration Perm to control administrative access to editing comments /spider
Content aliases Alternate titles for all content. Will be namespace restrictive too. Tables are in, however logic needs to be written still /spider
UsersPackage
Configurable Users Class User a custom package to override the default User class so you can do custom authentication with pristine source, and more... /spider
Themes Package
Add the Layout Gala Allow specific themes to choose from a variety of different layouts using the same style /xing
FisheyePackage
per gallery pagination style user can select three different pagination / layout methods (matrix, auto-flow, or image position) on a per-gallery basis /spider
Fractional Image ordering Used with new pagination style, image order is now a float (10.1, 10.2, 11.1, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3) to control number of images per page arbitrarily /spider
Public image galleries Per gallery choice to allow group contribution to galleries /xing
Comments on images and galleries /sylveig
Stars on images and galleries ?
User choosable original display Per gallery option to select if original image sizes are available or not /spider
BlogsPackage
Convert Blogs to LibertyContent Blogs are now full fledged content as they always should have been. Oops, fixed now at least. /spider
More Flexible The structure of blogs has been greatly overhauled to enable automatic user blogs and better modularity for creation group blogs and cross posting a post between blogs on the same site. These upgrades are completely backward compatible with sites already running blogs /spiderr /wjames5


Design and Layout

  • ThemeStructureIdea2
  • FutureTemplate

Comments

Is a guide included?

by Joseph, 03 Aug 2007 (14:04 UTC)

Re: Is a guide included?

by Kozuch, 21 Sep 2007 (07:34 UTC)
You are probably looking for bitweaverUpgrade wiki page.