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5 This is the release notes for [[XWiki Commons>>http://commons.xwiki.org]], [[XWiki Rendering>>http://rendering.xwiki.org]] and [[XWiki Platform>>http://platform.xwiki.org]]. They share the same release notes as they are released together and have the same version.
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7 This release brings a more mature version of the edit conflict resolution UI, display of disabled users in the User Directory, more consistent UI by using Icon Themes in the Live Table and more streamlined template provider creation. Admins also benefit from the improvements added to the conflict resolution UI, but at the Extension Manager level, and get more help for making the right choices when wanting to delete a user (to avoid the mess of broken page rights). Developers now have multiple options for asynchronous rendering of various elements and more control over the rendering of templates.
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9 = New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 11.7) =
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11 [[Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 11.8>>https://jira.xwiki.org/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=14444]].
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13 {{releasenotechanges/}}
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15 === Upgrades ===
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17 The following runtime dependencies have been upgraded (they have a different release cycle than [[XWiki Commons>>http://commons.xwiki.org]], [[XWiki Rendering>>http://rendering.xwiki.org]] and [[XWiki Platform>>http://platform.xwiki.org]]):
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19 * [[CSS4J 1.0.0 RC5>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-16696]]
20 * [[PostgresSQL connector to 42.2.8>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-16714]]
21 * [[Maven 3.6.2>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-16705]]
22 * [[Bouncy Castle 1.63>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1743]]
23 * [[Commons Configuration 2.6>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1746]]
24 * [[Groovy 2.5.8>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1707]]
25 * [[Guava 28.1-jre>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1723]]
26 * [[Hibernate 5.4.5>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-16721]]
27 * [[JBoss Logging 3.4.1>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1708]]
28 * [[JBoss Marshalling 2.0.8.Final>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1709]]
29 * [[JBoss Marshalling 2.0.9.Final>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1716]]
30 * [[JFFI 1.2.20>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-16706]]
31 * [[JGroups 4.0.21>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1727]]
32 * [[JSqlParser 3.0>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-16694]]
33 * [[Jakarta Mail 1.6.4>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1725]]
34 * [[Java Transaction API 1.3.3>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-16695]]
35 * [[Rome 1.12.2>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-16720]]
36 * [[Saxon 9.9.1-5>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1737]]
37 * [[Woodstox 6.0.1>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1724]]
38 * [[common-beanutils 1.9.4>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1712]]
39 * [[common-compress 1.19>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1721]]
40 * [[commons-text 1.8>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1735]]
41 * [[httpclient 4.5.10>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1738]]
42 * [[httpcore 4.5.12>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1736]]
43 * [[log4j API 2.12.1>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1705]]
44 * [[snakeyaml 1.25>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-1710]]
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46 = Translations =
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48 The following translations have been updated:
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50 {{language codes="ca, da, de, fr, ko, mr, pt_BR, ru, zh"/}}
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52 {{comment}}
53 TODO: uncomment and update with proper link when the report is ready.
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55 = Tested Browsers & Databases =
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57 {{include reference="TestReports.<test report page>"/}}
58 {{/comment}}
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60 {{comment}}
61 TODO: uncomment and update with proper links when the report is ready.
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63 = Performances tests compared to <last super stable version> =
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65 <a summary of the comparison with latest super stable version>
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67 More details on <link to the test report>.
68 {{/comment}}
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70 = Known issues =
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72 * [[Bugs we know about>>https://jira.xwiki.org/issues/?jql=category%20%3D%2010000%20AND%20issuetype%20%3D%20Bug%20AND%20resolution%20%3D%20Unresolved%20ORDER%20BY%20updated%20DESC]]
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74 = Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes =
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76 == General Notes ==
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78 * When upgrading make sure you compare and merge the following XWiki configuration files since some parameters may have been modified, removed or added:
79 ** ##xwiki.cfg##
80 ** ##xwiki.properties##
81 ** ##web.xml##
82 ** ##hibernate.cfg.xml##
83 * Add ##xwiki.store.migration=1## in ##xwiki.cfg## so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to any new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.
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85 == Issues specific to XWiki 11.8RC1 ==
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87 * The {{code}}disabled{{/code}} property introduced on XWikiUsers objects in {{info}}XWiki 11.6RC1{{/info}} has been removed. The existing property {{code}}active{{/code}} should be use instead. You can read more about this on [[this specific note>>ReleaseNotes.Data.XWiki.11\.8RC1.Change005]].
88 * The value returned by ##PropertyClass#getFieldFullName()## for a **meta** property has changed: the meta property name is prefixed with the property type, e.g. the value returned for the "editor" meta property of a TextArea object property is "TextArea_editor". The value returned by ##PropertyClass#getFieldFullName()## for a **class** property has not changed.
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90 == API Breakages ==
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92 The following APIs were modified since XWiki 11.7:
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94 {{backwardCompatiblityReport version="11.8-rc-1"/}}
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96 = Credits =
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98 The following people have contributed code and translations to this release (sorted alphabetically):
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100 Afonso Henrique Oliveira
101 Alex Cotiugă
102 Christian Fröhlich
103 Clemens Robbenhaar
104 Clément Aubin
105 DenisF
106 Eduard Moraru
107 Jascha Kirchhoff
108 Joan
109 liuyf
110 Marius Dumitru Florea
111 Oana-Lavinia Florean
112 Prachi Joshi
113 Sam Lanning
114 Simon Urli
115 slauriere
116 sugov5
117 Thomas Mortagne
118 Vincent Massol
119 Vyacheslav Sukharnikov
120 xrichard

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