XWiki Roadmap Archives for the 7.x Release Cycle

Last modified by Vincent Massol on 2018/02/05

This page contains the roadmap for past releases that were part of the 7.x Release Cycle. Latest roadmaps can be found on the XWiki Enterprise Roadmap page.

Release dates for the 7.x Cycle:

  • 7.0: March 2015 accept
  • 7.1: May 2015 June 2015 accept
  • 7.2: July 2015 September 2015 accept
  • 7.3: September 2015 November 2015 accept
  • 7.4: November 2015 December 2015 accept

XWiki 7.4

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 7.4.

This is a stabilization releases with the following priorities:

  • Work on all existing Nested Spaces/Nested Pages issues and reduce this list to zero
  • Work on making well-known/standard Extensions work well with Nested spaces/Nested Pages. For example:
    • File Manager 
    • Meeting Manager 
    • Forum 
    • Calendar 
    • Totem 
    • Tour 
    • Task Manager 
    • Idea 
  • A second priority is to finish the polishing of "Improve upgrade tools - Improve DW" as much as possible since it was introduced in 7.x. 
  • More generally we need to fix/polish features that have been introduced in this cycle (7.x).
  • BFDs

Proposed dates

  • 7.4M1: 30 November 2015 accept
  • 7.4M2: 14 December 2015 16 December 2015 accept
  • 7.4RC1: 21 December 2015 22 December 2015 accept
  • 7.4final: 28 December 2015 accept

XWiki 7.3

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 7.3.

This is a stabilization releases with the following priorities:

  • Work on all existing Nested Spaces/Nested Pages issues and reduce this list to zero
  • Work on making well-known/standard Extensions work well with Nested spaces/Nested Pages, starting with:
    • File Manager 
    • Meeting Manager 
    • Forum 
    • Calendar 
    • Totem 
    • Tour 
    • Task Manager 
    • Idea 
  • Fix any important bugs from other features too
  • BFDs
  • In addition a user has asked us to look at https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-12294: Unable to build on Windows because of failing META-INF/components.txt check
  • Last, in 7.3 and 7.4 we should also work on fixing/polishing features that have been introduced in this cycle (7.x), such as DW/EM work to improve upgrades.

Proposed dates

  • 7.3M1: 12 October 2015 13 October 2015
  • 7.3M2: 26 October 2015 29 October 2015
  • 7.3RC1: 2 November 2015 9 November 2015
  • 7.3Final: 9 Novembre 2015 11 November 2015

XWiki 7.2

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 7.2.

  • Nested Spaces - Thomas/Marius/Guillaume/Edy/Caty/Gabriela/Vincent.
  • Add a new right to allow users to write scripts in wiki pages - Eduard

Proposed dates

  • 7.2M1: 6 July 2015 13 July 2015 16 July 2015 accept
  • 7.2M2: 3 Aug 2015 7 Aug 2015 accept
  • 7.2M3: 24 Aug 2015 27 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 2 Sep 2015 accept
  • 7.2RC1: 7 Sep 2015 14 Sep 2015 15 Sep 2015 accept
  • 7.2Final: 14 Sep 2015 21 Sep 2015 24 Sep 2015 accept

XWiki 7.1

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 7.1.

  • Improve upgrade tools - Improve DW - Marius
  • Notifications improvements - Immediate mail notif in watchlist + immediate notif in comment - Edy
  • Continue performance improvements - Dev: Thomas
  • Totem Application cleanup and release - GuillaumeD
  • Flavor mechanism - UI part - GuillaumeD
  • JS API / REST Improvements - GuillaumeD does the investigation in 7.1 and if possible starts implementation in 7.1 if enough time

    TODO

    Create and list specific jiras taken for this release

  • Some important JIRAs:
  • Investigations:
    • SOLR performance investigation - Thomas
    • Totem Design + Public Website Flavor - Caty
    • Bootstrap tour - Gabi + Caty
    • Dropping support for Colibri? - Silvia/Caty
    • Dropping support for IE8/9? - Silvia/Caty

Proposed dates

  • 7.1M1: 4 May 2015 6 May 2015 accept
  • 7.1M2: 18 May 2015 accept
  • 7.1RC1: 1 June 2015 4 June 2015 accept
  • 7.1Final: 8 June 2015 15 June 2015 accept

XWiki 7.0

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 7.0.

  • Improve upgrade tools - Improve DW - Dev: Marius
  • Continue performance improvements - Dev: Thomas
  • Flavor mechanism - Dev: Thomas
  • Notifications improvements (e.g. Immediate mail notif in watchlist + immediate notif in comment) - Dev: Edy
  • Full integration of new technologies (less, bootstrap) in XWiki - Dev: Guillaume
  • Implement the “XWiki Core” strategy as defined in http://markmail.org/message/keo7cs6u3fuf676w - Dev: Vincent

    TODO

    Create and list specific jiras taken for this release

  • Some important JIRAs (several of them should be taken up when defining what to implement from the general list above):

    + XWIKI-11355 (confidential, high importance)

  • Investigations:

Proposed dates

  • 7.0M1: 9 Feb 2015 accept
  • 7.0M2: 2 march 2015 4 march 2015 accept
  • 7.0RC1: 16 march 2015 24 march 2015 accept
  • 7.0Final: 30 march 2015 accept
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