Koha 3.16.2 released
The Koha community is pleased to announce the release of version 3.16.2 of the Koha library automation system.
Koha 3.16.2 is a bugfix release, and can be downloaded from download.koha-community.org. Debian packages of Koha 3.16.2 will be available shortly.
RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.16.2 23 Jul 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 3.16.2 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.16.02.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 3.16.2 is a bugfix/maintenance release. It includes 18 bugfixes. Critical bugs fixed in 3.16.2 ====================== Serials ---------- 11226 major Working with serials no longer requires admin (parameters) permission Other bugs fixed in 3.16.2 ====================== About ---------- 7143 trivial Updated list of developers. Architecture, internals, and plumbing ---------- 10652 normal Ajaxfileupload.js no longer fails under IE9 for local image upload. 12456 normal Removed disused Perl module C4::Maintenance. Cataloging ---------- 11030 normal Add 359, 947 and 969 fields in French unimarc_complete framework. 11021 minor Delete useless 9XX field in French unimarc_complet default framework. Circulation ---------- 9245 normal Fix display of the fines tab in the patron fines interface. Installation and upgrade (command-line installer) ---------- 12361 minor Fix default value for opaccolorstylesheet syspref. OPAC ---------- 12220 normal Fix bug that prevented the Bootstrap OPAC from being responsive on certain devices. 12464 normal Fix formatting of the 505 field in the Bootstrap OPAC. 12511 normal Access Novelist Select using HTTPS in the Bootstrap OPAC. Patrons ---------- 11857 normal Display the number of patrons in a patron list correctly. 12304 normal Creating a user via LDAP will now populate message preferences based on the patron category defaults. System Administration ---------- 12451 minor Circulation rules can now edited if item type description contains a space character. Test Suite ---------- 12409 normal The test t/db_dependent/Record.t no longer fails with Perl 5.18.2. 12417 normal Add unit tests for Koha::Borrower::Files. 12455 normal Add unit tests for C4::SMS. 12470 normal Add more unit tests for C4::Circulations. 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/3.16/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 (77%) * Armenian (97%) * Chinese (China) (92%) * Chinese (Taiwan) (100%) * Czech (99%) * Danish (86%) * English (New Zealand) (81%) * French (95%) * French (Canada) (84%) * German (100%) * German (Switzerland) (100%) * Italian (100%) * Kurdish (68%) * Norwegian Bokmål (65%) * Polish (75%) * Portuguese (99%) * Portuguese (Brazil) (89%) * Slovak (100%) * Spanish (100%) * Swedish (87%) * Turkish (100%) * Vietnamese (85%) 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 3.16.2 is Release Manager: Tomás Cohen Arazi
Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard Translation Manager: Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel QA Manager: Katrin Fischer QA Team: Galen Charlton Chris Cormack Marcel de Rooy , Jonathan Druart , Brendan Gallagher Kyle Hall Julian Maurice Paul Poulain Martin Renvoize Module Maintainers: Jared Camins-Esakov Chris Cormack Galen Charlton Marcel de Rooy , Jonathan Druart , Brendan Gallagher Kyle Hall Chris Nighswonger Fridolin Somers Bug Wranglers: Magnus Enger Alex Sassmannshausen Packaging Manager: Robin Sheat Database Documentation Manager: Zeno Tajoli Release Maintainer (3.12.x): Kyle Hall Release Maintainer (3.14.x): Fridolin Somers Release Maintainer (3.16.x): Galen Charlton Credits ====================== We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 3.16.2: We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.16.2. * 2 Tomas Cohen Arazi * 1 Gaetan Boisson * 1 David Cook * 1 Chris Cormack * 2 Jonathan Druart * 4 Yohann Dufour * 1 Katrin Fischer * 1 Kyle M Hall * 1 Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel * 2 Owen Leonard * 1 Martin Renvoize * 2 Mathieu Saby * 1 Viktor Sarge * 3 Fridolin Somers We thank the following companies who contributed patches to Koha 3.16.2 * 2 ACPL * 1 BSZ BW * 6 BibLibre * 1 ByWater-Solutions * 1 Catalyst * 1 PTFS-Europe * 1 Prosentient Systems * 2 Université Rennes 2 * 1 regionhalland.se * 7 unidentified We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches for Koha 3.16.2. * 22 Tomas Cohen Arazi * 3 Gaetan Boisson * 22 Galen Charlton * 1 David Cook * 3 Chris Cormack * 4 Jonathan Druart * 1 Nicole C. Engard * 10 Katrin Fischer * 5 Kyle M Hall * 1 Ulrich Kleiber * 8 Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel * 2 Owen Leonard * 1 Marc Véron We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertently missed, please send a patch against these release notes to email@example.com. 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 3.16.x. The last Koha release was 3.8.21, which was released on January 2, 2014. 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)