Koha 3.8.17 released


The koha community is proud to announce the release of 3.8.17.
This is a maintenance release and contains many bugfixes.

As always you can download the release from
http://download.koha-community.org



RELEASE NOTES FOR KOHA 3.8.17
24 Aug 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 3.8.17 can be downloaded from:

    http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.08.17.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 3.8.17 is a bugfix/maintenance release.


It includes 0 features, 2 enhancements and 23 bugfixes.


New features in 3.8.17
======================


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Enhancements in 3.8.17
======================

Acquisitions ----------
	10514	Add item link on acquisitions add item is too small

Packaging
----------
	10411	Add cache control headers to static resources in the apache config


Critical bugs fixed in 3.8.17
======================


Acquisitions
----------
	10088	critical	Software error when filling a basket with staged record

Authentication
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	10384	major	Software error when LDAP connexion fails

Circulation
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	10490	major	Overdue fines cap (amount) in circulation rules is saved incorrectly (rounded)

I18N/L10N
----------
	10560	major	No way to disable english


Other bugs fixed in 3.8.17
======================


About
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	7143	trivial	Bug for tracking changes to the about page

Acquisitions
----------
	10556	normal	Deliverytime is not inserted on adding a supplier
	10535	minor	By default sort funds by name

Architecture, internals, and plumbing
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	10527	normal	C4::Branch::get_branch_code_from_name is useless

Authentication
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	10029	normal	CAS authentication fails in OPAC reserve

Cataloging
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	9113	normal	Batch modification removes +
	9533	normal	Batch item modification should ignore defaults
	9770	minor	C4::ClassSortRoutine::Dewey can pad the wrong part of a call number internally
	10448	minor	Changing framework when cataloguing clears all fields
	10428	trivial	Undefined check in add additem.pl

Lists
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	5894	normal	Adding multiple items from a cart to a list shows only the first title

Notices
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	10127	normal	Printoverdues.sh should tar only pdf files

Serials
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	10484	normal	Serials-edit.pl not checking for barcode field before checking for barcode subfield
	10563	normal	Link to edit subscription from 'check expiraton' page is broken

Templates
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	10497	normal	Star ratings not showing right in ccsr detail
	10422	minor	Remove references to unused and non-existent wizard.css
	9519	trivial	Wrong language code for Italian in the advanced search language limitations

Test Suite
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	10290	normal	UT: VirtualShelves.t needs to create its own data
	10386	normal	UT: VirtualShelves.t needs some more adjustments


New sysprefs in 3.8.17
======================



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/3.8/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 (97%)
  * Armenian (97%)
  * Chinese (China) (63%)
  * Danish (100%)
  * English (New Zealand) (97%)
  * French (97%)
  * French (Canada) (74%)
  * German (100%)
  * German (Switzerland) (96%)
  * Greek (92%)
  * Italian (100%)
  * Kurdish (91%)
  * Maori (67%)
  * Norwegian Bokmål (65%)
  * Portuguese (97%)
  * Portuguese (Brazil) (97%)
  * 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 3.8.17 is

  Release Manager:       Paul Poulain 
  Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard 
  Installation Documentation Managers:
                         Samuel Desseaux 
                         Mason James 
  Translation Manager:   Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel 
  QA Manager:            Katrin Fischer 
  QA Team:               Chris Cormack 
                         Marcel de Rooy ,
                         Jonathan Druart ,
                         Brendan Gallagher 
                         Kyle Hall 
                         Mason James 
                         Paul Poulain 
  Bug Wranglers:         Magnus Enger 
  Packaging Manager:     Robin Sheat 
  Live CD Manager:       Nguyen Quoc Uy 
  VM Manager:            Samuel Desseaux 

  Release Maintainer (3.8.x): Chris Hall 
  Release Maintainer (3.10.x): Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel 
  Release Maintainer (3.12.x): Tomás Cohen Arazi 


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

We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored
new features in Koha 3.8.17:

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.8.17.
  *      1	Galen Charlton
  *      1	David Cook
  *      1	Chris Cormack
  *      4	Jonathan Druart
  *      2	Jason Etheridge
  *      2	Katrin Fischer
  *      1	Chris Hall
  *      2	Kyle M Hall
  *      1	Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel
  *      1	Sonia LEMAIRE
  *      3	Owen Leonard
  *      1	Sophie Meynieux
  *      2	Marcel de Rooy
  *      5	Fridolyn SOMERS
  *      2	Robin Sheat
  *      1	Marc Veron

We thank the following companies who contributed patches to Koha 3.8.17
  *       3 ACPL                                                                                          
  *       2 BSZ BW                                                                                         
  *      11 BibLibre                                                                                    
  *       1 BigBallOfWax                                                                          
  *       2 ByWater-Solutions                                                                   
  *       2 Catalyst                                                                                 
  *       3 Equinox                                                                                   
  *       1 Prosentient Systems
  *       2 Rijksmuseum                                                                               
  *       2 unidentified
  *       1 veron.ch

We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches
for Koha 3.8.17.
  *      27 Tomas Cohen Arazi
  *       2 Jared Camins-Esakov
  *      30 Galen Charlton
  *       1 David Cook
  *      12 Chris Cormack
  *       3 Jonathan Druart
  *       1 Nicole C. Engard
  *       2 Jason Etheridge
  *      11 Katrin Fischer
  *      28 Chris Hall
  *      10 Kyle M Hall
  *       1 Mason James
  *      28 Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel
  *       2 Owen Leonard
  *       1 Liz Rea
  *       2 Marcel de Rooy
  *       1 Paola Rossi
  *       1 Mathieu Saby
  *       1 Silvia Simonetti
  *       2 Srdjan

We regret any omissions.  If a contributor has been inadvertently 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 3.8.14, which was released on June 23, 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)