Version 1.10 by Vincent Massol on 2007/11/18
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Release Notes for XWiki 1.2 Milestone 2

This is the last milestone release for the 1.2 version. The next version will be 1.2 RC 1 and will focus on improving the stability.

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Changes from 1.2 Milestone 1

Main changes are listed below.

New Rights Management UI

We've completely redesigned the UI for managing permissions and groups/users. It's now a nice Ajax interface which scales to any number of users.

Setting permissions at the wiki level with on the fly filtering for users and groups:


Setting permissions at the space level showing groups settings:


List of all users in the wiki with ability to filter, edit users, delete users or add new users:


List of all groups in the wiki with ability to filter, edit groups, add a new group, or delete groups:


Adding a new user:


Adding a new user to a group with auto suggest for finding the user to add:


Mail Sender

A new Mail Sender plugin has been added. It's a generic plugin that you can use from Velocity/Groovy pages and that is also used by the Watchlist feature below to send notification emails.


New Watchlist feature which allows watching pages and spaces and receive email notifications when they are modified.

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The Scheduler Plugin and the Scheduler Application have been released in version 1.1 and are bundled with XWiki Enterprise 1.2 milestone 2. They allow you to create jobs (Groovy scripts) to be executed in the future. They are used for example in the Watchlist plugin to send email notifications for pages or spaces you are monitoring.


Macro to display Panels in pages

New displayPanelLayout Macro to display Panels in page.

Other features


Known issues

Migrating from 1.1.1 or later

The database structure has been changed but we have set up an automatic migration system so you shouldn't have to touch your Database to upgrade to 1.2M1. Thus you can simply install this version and configure it to point to your existing database. However you may want to import the default wiki XAR in order to benefit from improvements listed above.

Migrating from versions earlier than 1.1.1

Check the release notes for 1.1.1.

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