TWiki version 4.3.1 (GeorgeTown)

This release combines features from the version 4.3 and 4.2 of TWiki

Release highlights:

New Features and Enhancements of TWiki Release 4.3

  • Security Enhancements

  • Usability Enhancements
    • Replace question mark links with red-links to point to non-existing topics

  • Search Enhancements
    • Add footer parameter to Formatted Search
    • Add number of topics to Formatted Search

  • Miscellaneous Feature Enhancements
    • Control over variable expansion at topic creation time
    • 17 new TWikiDocGraphics images
    • Include URL supports list of domains to exclude from proxy
    • Adding Korean language

  • Bug Fixes
    • More than 30 bug fixes since 4.2.4

New Features and Enhancements of TWiki Release 4.2

  • Easier Installation and Upgrade
    • New Internal Admin Login feature
    • The Main.TWikiUsers topic is no longer distributed as a default topic in Main web
    • A new directory working which per default is located in the TWiki root which contains registration_approvals, tmp, and work_areas
    • Configure can now authenticate when connecting to local plugins repository.

  • Usability Enhancements
    • New WYSIWYG editor based on TinyMCE replaces the Kupu based editor
    • New "Restore topic" feature has been added to the More Topic Actions menu to easily restore an older version of a topic

  • Application Platform Enhancements
    • Enhancements to IF: allows, ingroup, istopic, and isweb

  • Search Enhancements
    • New query search mode supports SQL-style queries over form fields and other meta-data

  • Skins and Templates Enhancements
    • The PatternSkin which is the default skin for TWiki has got a face lift
    • The default templates have been heavily refactored to make it easier to create skins reusing the default skin.

  • Miscellaneous Feature Enhancements
    • Many new functions in the API for plugin developers
    • Table of Content (TOC) feature enhanced
    • re-architected Pluggable user mapping (between login name and WikiName) to integrate with alternative authentication and Management schemes
    • Topic based User management has been extracted into a separately update-able package (TWikiUsersContrib)

  • Bug Fixes
    • More than 300 bugs fixes since 4.1.2

For more details, please see: TWikiReleaseNotes04x03.

If you encounter any problems or issues, please use the regular Support line.

-- PeterJones - 18 Aug 2009

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