This release spanned a bit more than 2 months starting on the 23rd of July 2008 and ending on the 3rd of October 2008. During that period we have implemented issues, fixed bugs and added new features such as:
- New experimental support for other syntaxes (Confluence, JSPWiki, Creole, MediaWiki, TWiki and XHTML), including a new XWiki Syntax v2.0.
- New experimental WYSIWYG editor (Work In Progress).
- Improved page footer displaying : comments, attachments, history, various information
- New "Password Renewal and Forgot Username" feature
- Default account validation & confirmation emails provided in the wiki preferences
- Rights Management interface now support adding groups into groups
- Improvement of Query Manager which was introduced in 1.6M1.
- New experimental XWiki Query Language called XWQL.
- Added .xml extensions to all exported wiki pages (XAR)
- The name of the main database in virtual wiki mode is not hardcoded to 'xwiki' anymore, and in virtual mode all database names can be prefixed with a configurable value
New or improved translations:
Important bugs fixed:
- Various fixes in the watchlist:
- Watchlist now works with platform 1.5 and 1.6
- Fixed rights checks in multiwiki mode
- Fixed RSS feed generation in multiwiki
- In some context URLFactory generate URL with wrong server/domain
- Use of "." in LDAP logins fixed
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