Koha 3.8.10 released

The Koha release team, in association with the many developers and
users who have had input, are happy to announce the release of Koha
version 3.8.10.

This is the latest stable release, please read below for the release
notes, and as always you can download from download.koha-community.org
or wait a couple of days for the packages to be updated.
RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.8.10
23 Feb 2013
========================================================================

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 3.8.10 can be downloaded from:

    http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.08.10.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 3.8.10 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

Highlights of 3.8.10
======================

Acquisitions
----------
	9281	major	Impossible to create an order from a staged file

OPAC
----------
	9147	major	OPAC hidden fields are not hidden in ISBD view

System Administration
----------
	8401	critical	Search term deleted from system preference content

Bugs fixed in 3.8.10
======================

Acquisitions
----------
	9226	minor	Wrong branch filter after suggestion creation
	9268	trivial	Scanning in barcode or ISBN in Acquisitions -> new order submits the form unexpectedly

Architecture, internals, and plumbing
----------
	9546	normal	MANIFEST.SKIP breaking regexp when running make manifest tardist
	9552	normal	BIB1 Relation "Greater Than" Attribute Not Mapped Properly in CCL.Properties

Cataloging
----------
	9494	minor	Library of Congress Z39.50 target seed data outdated

Circulation
----------
	8079	normal	opac not showing fines - says 'no'

Command-line Utilities
----------
	9104	minor	country in CSV in overdue_notices.pl

Hold requests
----------
	9320	normal	Pending reserves is showing reserves already waiting

Holidays
----------
	9211	normal	days_between wrong behaviour

I18N/L10N
----------
	9493	minor	confirmations for user holds in opac are not translatable

Notices
----------
	9348	minor	Format dates in HOLD notices consistently
	9499	trivial	--itemscontent= option is undocumented in advanced-notice.pl cronjob + default date should be date_due, not issuedate

OPAC
----------
	9174	normal	Item type image does not display for biblio-level itemtypes in list display in OPAC
	9276	normal	Display of biblio-level authorized values on OPAC search results broken
	9329	minor	Wrong message for already expired cards
	9502	minor	famfamfam: wrongly placed in package 3.8.8/9

Patrons
----------
	9407	minor	patrons search should match substrings

Searching
----------
	7507	normal	Audience Subtype limit on Advanced Search does not have all Audiences
	9402	trivial	useless letter "v" between 2 <option> tags

Serials
----------
	9222	minor	manual history reversed in subscription-detail.pl
	9229	minor	branch code instead of name in subscription-detail.pl

Staff Client
----------
	9376	minor	Problem with dateexpiry display in moremember.tt

System Administration
----------
	9201	normal	OAI-PMH mapping value cannot be 0

Templates
----------
	9310	normal	Patron image upload template corrections
	9583	normal	OPAC cart button display problem in Chromium

Tools
----------
	9509	normal	batchMod.pl does not ensure each barcode is unique

Enhancements in 3.8.10
======================

Cataloging
----------
	9357	Missing 'c' option in LEADER_18 value builder

Templates
----------
	9615	Combine staff home page images into single sprite

New sysprefs in 3.8.10
======================

System requirements
======================

    Important notes:

    * Perl 5.10 is required
    * Zebra 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/3.8.10/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 (99%)
  * Armenian (100%)
  * Basque (78%)
  * Chinese (Taiwan) (74%)
  * Danish (74%)
  * English (New Zealand) (100%)
  * French (99%)
  * French (Canada) (76%)
  * German (100%)
  * German (Switzerland) (99%)
  * Greek (69%)
  * Italian (100%)
  * Norwegian Bokmål (67%)
  * Portuguese (100%)
  * Portuguese (Brazil) (99%)
  * Slovak (100%)
  * Spanish (100%)
  * 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 3.8.10 is

  Release Manager:       Paul Poulain <paul.poulain@biblibre.com>
  Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard <nengard@gmail.com>
  Translation Manager:   Frédéric Demians <frederic@tamil.fr>
  QA Manager:            Ian Walls <koha.sekjal@gmail.com>
  QA team:               Marcel de Rooy <M.de.Rooy@rijksmuseum.nl>,
                         Jonathan Druart <jonathan.druart@biblibre.com>
			 Mason James <mason@kohaaloha.com>
  Bug Wranglers:         Katrin Fischer, Magnus Enger

  Release Maintainer (3.4.x): Chris Nighswonger <cnighswonger@foundations.edu>
  Release Maintainer (3.6.x): Jared Camins-Esakov <jcamins@cpbibliography.com>
  Release Maintainer (3.8.x): Chris Cormack <chrisc@catalyst.net.nz>

Credits
======================

We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored
new features in Koha 3.8.10:
  * KEEP SOLUTIONS
  * Universidad Nacional de Córdoba

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.8.10.
  *      2	Tomas Cohen Arazi
  *      1	Jared Camins-Esakov
  *      2	Galen Charlton
  *      2	David Cook
  *      6	Chris Cormack
  *      1	Jonathan Druart
  *      1	Vitor FERNANDES
  *      4	Kyle M Hall
  *      1	Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel
  *      4	Owen Leonard
  *      1	Sophie Meynieux
  *      1	Fred Pierre
  *      1	MJ Ray
  *      2	Liz Rea
  *      5	Fridolyn SOMERS
  *      1	Mathieu Saby
  *      1	Adrien Saurat
  *      1	Mirko Tietgen

We thank the following companies who contributed patches to Koha 3.8.10
  *       4 ACPL                                                                                          
  *       8 Biblibre                                                                                    
  *       3 BigBallOfWax                                                                          
  *       4 ByWater-Solutions                                                                   
  *       1 C & P Bibliography                                                                    
  *       5 Catalyst                                                                                 
  *       2 Equinox                                                                                   
  *       2 Prosentient Systems
  *       1 Software.coop                                                                             
  *       1 Université Rennes 2
  *       1 abunchofthings.net
  *       1 keep.pt
  *       1 smfpl.org
  *       3 unidentified

We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches
for Koha 3.8.10.
  *      32 Jared Camins-Esakov
  *       6 Galen Charlton
  *       1 David Cook
  *      36 Chris Cormack
  *       2 Elliott Davis
  *      17 Jonathan Druart
  *       1 Nicole C. Engard
  *      10 Katrin Fischer
  *       5 Kyle M Hall
  *       4 Mason James
  *       4 Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel
  *       6 Owen Leonard
  *       1 Paul Poulain
  *       1 Liz Rea
  *       2 Marcel de Rooy
  *       1 Fridolyn SOMERS
  *       1 Marc Veron

We regret any omissions.  If a contributor has been inadvertantly missed,
please send a patch against these release notes to 
koha-patches@lists.koha-community.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 3.8.x.

The last Koha release was 3.6.11, which was released on December 27, 2012.

Bugs and feature requests
======================

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug
tracker at

    http://bugs.koha-community.org/

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