It is with pleasure that I announce the release of Koha 3.6.4.
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Release notes for 3.6.4 are below the fold.
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RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.6.4 22 Feb 2012 ======================================================================== Koha is the first free and open source software library automation package (ILS). Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types and sizes, volunteers, and support companies from around the world. The website for the Koha project is http://koha-community.org/ Koha 3.6.4 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.06.04.tar.gz Installation instructions can be found at: http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Installation_Documentation OR in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball Koha 3.6.4 is a bugfix/maintenance release. Highlights of 3.6.4 ====================== 6488 critical opachiddenitems not working in master 6634 critical manager_id not populated when paying fines 6984 critical Holds Statistics Doesn't Work 7018 critical need all acq permissions to search 7339 critical Help System in IE8-9 Does Not Load With 500 Error 7359 critical Begin migration to a new "Koha" namespace from the old "C4" namespace 7432 critical Changing frameworks should refresh cache 7450 critical Missing placeholders in admin/authorised_values.pl 7551 critical Any logged-in OPAC user can renew items for others using a properly constructed URL 2012 major Add bilio crashes under no zebra 3264 major Uncloning a dropdown list in MARC authorities/biblio editor may clear all subfields (see comment 17) 5327 major Unit tests required for all C4 modules 6115 major Acquisition reports : date filter & sorting don't work 6490 major Lost and paid not updated when book is checked out without check-in 6631 major Unrestricted creation of lists by anonymous users 6718 major No manager_id saved for writeoff of fines 6842 major Branch transfer limits broken 7005 major no confirmation for write off all 7431 major OPAC item hold list doesn't show 'checked out' 7459 major Can only add to one public list in OPAC search results Bugs fixed in 3.6.4 ====================== 5473 normal 952 fields should be filled in by Acquisitions 6598 normal OPACFineNoRenewals syspreference does not stop user renewing in opac 6694 normal Anonymous sessions not kept when casAuthentication is on 7114 normal Hiding filters on funds page messes with layout 7127 normal Templates must be valid XHTML 7190 normal written off fines being refunded 7350 normal In New order the "+" button duplicates input text but not the "selected" in ddl 7402 normal invoice not showing received titles 7406 normal saved reports not showing right number 7409 normal Missing dependencies for Debian package 7457 normal basket.pl makes a lot of noise in the logs 7466 normal Cart notification popup should appear onscreen even when button is offscreen 7472 normal Edit button ineffective when paying borrower fee 7476 normal Files executable that probably should not be 7489 normal Implement DisplayOPACiconsXSLT for NORMARC XSLT 7501 normal OPAC authority browser should mark alternate rows as highlighted 7521 normal Cannot receive serials without full serials permissions 4376 enhancement A minor change in the â€œGetMarcAuthorsâ€ function of C4/Biblio.pm would allow differentiate the type of authors in the templates 5346 enhancement Linking suggestions & orders 6210 enhancement Choose framework on Merge 6299 enhancement Provide a list of authorized values for relator terms 6314 enhancement UNIMARC OPAC XSL improvements 6323 enhancement Attach/move items - adding option "try again" after success or wrong barcode 6752 enhancement Be stricter with utf-8 output 6790 enhancement C4::Serials::getroutinglist returns unnecessary variable 6838 enhancement Filtering and pagination in subscriptions table 6865 enhancement Replace image-based gradient backgrounds with CSS3 gradients 6913 enhancement Improving koha-list and koha-create 6985 enhancement Hide "kw,wrdl:" from Search Results 7080 enhancement Clean up interface on fine payment screens 7083 enhancement Show creator name on list of public lists 7090 enhancement Add "AllowItemsOnHandCheckout" syspref to allow issue to the patron regardless of hold status 7148 enhancement Add some error handling to Acquisitions' Z39.50 search to match Cataloging's 7157 enhancement Improve the j2a.pl cronjob 7201 enhancement Hold to pull report needs extra fields 7246 enhancement rebuild_zebra.pl --limit option to allow partial re-indexing 7289 enhancement edition statement field 7343 enhancement search tag usability in MARC framework 7345 enhancement Should be possible to export MARC records without private fields 7355 enhancement Note subfields are not displayed in TEXTAREA if hidden 7357 enhancement Subscriptions titles are replaced by "---" when duplicated 7458 enhancement New call number allocation plugin 7511 enhancement Caching Templates 7514 enhancement Choose OPAC language with URL parameter 7532 enhancement opac-ics depends on Date::ICal which is largely unmaintained System requirements ====================== Changes since 3.4: * Perl 5.10 is required Documentation ====================== As of Koha 3.2, the Koha manual is now maintained in DocBook. The home page for Koha documentation is http://koha-community.org/documentation/ As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the Koha manual is available: http://manual.koha-community.org/3.6/en/ The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at http://git.koha-community.org/gitweb/?p=kohadocs.git;a=summary Translations ====================== Complete or near-complete translations of the OPAC and staff interface are available in this release for the following languages: * Chinese (Taiwan) * Danish * English (USA) * English (UK) * French (France) * German * Italian * Portuguese (Brazil) * Spanish Partial translations are available for various other languages. The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Translating_Koha for information about translating Koha, and join the koha-translate list to volunteer: http://lists.koha-community.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/koha-translate The most up-to-date translations can be found at: http://translate.koha-community.org/ Release Team ====================== The release team for Koha 3.6 is Release Manager: Chris Cormack <firstname.lastname@example.org> Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard <email@example.com> Translation Manager: FrÃ©dÃ©ric Demians <firstname.lastname@example.org> QA Manager: Ian Walls <email@example.com> Bug Wranglers: MJ Ray, Marcel de Rooy, Paul Poulain, Mason James Release Maintainer (3.4.x): Chris Nighswonger <firstname.lastname@example.org> Release Maintainer (3.6.x): Chris Nighswonger <email@example.com> Credits ====================== We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 3.6: * Los Gatos Public Library * NEKLS * East Brunswick Public Library * Athens County Public Libraries * Horowhenua Library Trust * Halton Borough Council * South Taranaki District Council We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.6.4. 3 Tomas Cohen Arazi 1 Alex Arnaud 2 D Ruth Bavousett 3 Jared Camins-Esakov 2 Colin Campbell 7 Garry Collum 11 Chris Cormack 1 Christophe Croullebois 1 StÃ©phane Delaune 8 FrÃ©dÃ©ric Demians 1 Connor Dewar 1 Jonathan Druart 1 Nicole Engard 1 Magnus Enger 4 Katrin Fischer 2 Kyle M Hall 2 Kate Henderson 7 Srdjan Jankovic 1 Bart Jorgensen 1 Janusz Kaczmarek 1 Jorgia Kelsey 1 Henri-Damien Laurent 13 Owen Leonard 1 Peter Lorimer 5 Julian Maurice 1 Matthias Meusburger 2 Jono Mingard 31 Chris Nighswonger 2 Maxime Pelletier 26 Paul Poulain 1 MJ Ray 7 Liz Rea 5 Marcel de Rooy 5 Sam Sanders 3 Adrien Saurat 6 Robin Sheat 1 Juan Sieira 1 Duncan Tyler 2 Aleksa Vujicic 1 biblibre We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertantly missed, please send a patch against these release notes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Revision control notes ====================== The Koha project uses Git for version control. The current development version of Koha can be retrieved by checking out the master branch of git://git.koha-community.org/koha.git The branch for Koha 3.6.x (i.e., this version of Koha and future bugfix releases) is 3.6.x. The next major feature release of Koha will be Koha 3.8.0. Bugs and feature requests ====================== Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug tracker at http://bugs.koha-community.org/ Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini ##### Autogenerated release notes updated last on 22 Feb 2012 20:14:40 Z #####