The Koha community are happy to announce the 12th release of the 3.12 series of Koha.
This is a maintenance and contains a few bug fixes and translation updates. As always you can download the new release from download.koha-community.org or wait a day or 2 for the packages to be updated.
Please continue reading for the release notes
RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.12.12 24 Mar 2014 ======================================================================== 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 3.12.12 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.12.12.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 3.12.12 is a bugfix/maintenance release. It includes 3 bugfixes. Critical bugs fixed in 3.12.12 ====================== Notices ---------- 9210 major Automatic carriage return are missing in print letters generated for holds Other bugs fixed in 3.12.12 ====================== I18N/L10N ---------- 11505 normal Untranslatable table headers in Label batch manager Templates ---------- 11502 minor Branch filter in "Holds To Pull" is too fuzzy New sysprefs in 3.12.12 ====================== System requirements ====================== Important notes: * Perl 5.10 is required * Zebra is required Documentation ====================== The Koha manual is 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/3.12/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: * English (USA) * Arabic (88%) * Armenian (100%) * Chinese (China) (99%) * Chinese (Taiwan) (99%) * Czech (100%) * Danish (99%) * English (New Zealand) (91%) * French (99%) * French (Canada) (97%) * German (100%) * German (Switzerland) (99%) * Greek (54%) * Italian (100%) * Kurdish (77%) * Norwegian Bokmål (63%) * Polish (100%) * Portuguese (100%) * Portuguese (Brazil) (91%) * Slovak (99%) * Spanish (100%) * Swedish (97%) * Turkish (100%) 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 3.12.12 is Release Manager: Jared Camins-Esakov <email@example.com> Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard <firstname.lastname@example.org> Installation Documentation Manager: Mason James <email@example.com> Translation Manager: Ruth Bavousett <firstname.lastname@example.org> QA Manager: Katrin Fischer <Katrin.Fischer@bsz-bw.de> QA Team: Marcel de Rooy <M.de.Rooy@rijksmuseum.nl>, Elliott Davis <email@example.com>, Jonathan Druart <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Mason James <email@example.com> Paul Poulain <firstname.lastname@example.org> Bug Wranglers: Magnus Enger <email@example.com>, Chris Hall Mirko Tietgen Marc Veron Packaging Manager: Robin Sheat <firstname.lastname@example.org> Live CD Manager: Vimal Kumar V. Release Maintainer (3.6.x): Liz Rea <email@example.com> Release Maintainer (3.8.x): Chris Cormack <firstname.lastname@example.org> Release Maintainer (3.10.x): Chris Cormack <email@example.com> Credits ====================== We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 3.12.12: We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.12.12. * 1 David Cook * 1 Chris Cormack * 1 Owen Leonard * 1 Sophie Meynieux We thank the following companies who contributed patches to Koha 3.12.12 * 1 ACPL * 1 BibLibre * 1 Catalyst * 1 Prosentient Systems We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches for Koha 3.12.12. * 3 Galen Charlton * 5 Chris Cormack * 2 Jonathan Druart * 1 Katrin Fischer * 1 Kyle M Hall * 1 Paul Poulain * 3 Fridolin Somers We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertently 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 this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release line is 3.12.x. The last Koha release was 3.14.0, which was released on November 21, 2013. Bugs and feature requests ====================== Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug tracker at http://bugs.koha-community.org/ He rau ringa e oti ai. (Many hands finish the work)