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OpenACS 5.9.1 final released

We are proud to announce the release of OpenACS 5.9.1.

This release contains many security and performance improvements and includes new functionalities. The release of OpenACS 5.9.1 contains the 88 packages of the oacs-5-9 branch. These packages include the OpenACS core packages, the major application packages (e.g. most the ones used on OpenACS.org), and DotLRN 2.9.1.

  • Refactoring of rich-text editor integration
  • Improved admin interface (e.g. theme manager), improved scalability for large sites
  • Improvements for "host-node mapped" subsites, acs-rels, status code handlers for AJAX, Internationalization, and documentation.

Altogether, OpenACS 5.9.1 differs from OpenACS 5.9.0 in about 312710 line insertions and 103273 deletions, contributed by 5 committers and 8 additional bug-fix submitters. All packages of the release were tested with PostgreSQL 9.6.* and Tcl 8.5.*.

Many thanks to all who helped in this effort via direct contributions, bug-reports or testing!

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Published on Aug 08, 2017

OpenACS 5.9.0 final released

We are proud to announce the release of OpenACS 5.9.0.
This release contains many security and performance improvements as well as new functionality. The new release differs from OpenACS 5.8.1 in the following points:
  • PostgreSQL enhancements and cleanups to improve performance and maintainability of the basic data model
  • Greatly improved HTML validity and protection against XSS attacks.
  • Improved theming support to create responsive interfaces.
  • Various new functionalities to ease debugging and to improve performance.

Altogether, OpenACS 5.9.0 differs from OpenACS 5.8.1 in more than 100,000 modifications contributed by 4 committers. All packages of the release were tested with PostgreSQL 9.4.* and Tcl 8.5.*.

Many thanks to all who helped in this effort via direct contributions, bug-reports or testing!

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Published on Dec 01, 2015

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