Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone 2.72 released!

From Ponerulappan
DateWed, 13 Dec 2006 13:49:02 +0530
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone 2.72 released!
In-Reply-To (33610-130-217-244-118-1165979677-squirrel-webmail-scms-waikato-ac-nz)
Hi

It's pleasure to receive announcement of Launch gsdl 2.72. COuld you
please breif if any major or minor difference from the previous
edition.would like to know if it allows collection building (
acctually we need to copy entire collection again to build one file
instead of coping the respective only one file) eased in this version


Thanks
Pons


On 12/13/06, qq6@cs.waikato.ac.nz <qq6@cs.waikato.ac.nz> wrote:
>
> Hi everyone,
>
> We are pleased to announce that Windows, GNU/Linux, Mac OS/X and
> Source distributions of Greenstone v2.72
> are now available for download from our sourceforge page:
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/greenstone, or from greenstone.org
>
> This is a stable release, and contains a few new features and bug fixes.
> Release notes are copied below.
>
> As always, please report any problems or bugs to the mailing list.
>
> Regards,
> Quan
> On behalf of the Greenstone team.
>
> ------------------------------
> Greenstone 2.72 release notes:
> ------------------------------
>
> New Windows, GNU/Linux, Mac OS/X and Source distributions available:
> Greenstone v2.72
>
> The Windows, GNU/Linux, Mac OS/X and Source distributions of Greenstone v2.72
> are now available for download from our sourceforge page:
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/greenstone, or via http://www.greenstone.org
>
> This is a stable release -- it does not contain much new functionality over
> v2.71, but does contain many bug fixes and other minor improvements.
>
> Important changes in this release include, in no particular order:
>
> Formatting:
> ------------
>
> - New option for the DocumentButtons format statement: Print. Will
> add a print button to a document page which uses a separate stylesheet
> to make a clean version for printing.
> - New format statement "DocumentSearchResultsLinks" - adds next and
> previous search result links into a document page. This uses the
> _nextsearchresult_ and _prevsearchresult_ macros in document.dm, so
> the format of links can be customized.
> - New variable in format statements: [DocTopOID]. Outputs the document
> identifier (rather than the current section identifier, which is [DocOID]).
> - New OID modifier - .rt (root). [DocOID].rt will have the same
> meaning as [DocTopOID]
>
> Plugins:
> ----------
>
> - New options for NULPlug: -add_metadata_as_text, -remove_namespace_for_text.
> -add_metadata_as_text will make the document text an HTML table of
> metadata rather than "This document has no text".
> -remove_namespace_for_text will remove namespaces from the metadata
> names in the table.
> - New LOMPlug plugin for Learning Object metadata
> - New MARCXMLPlug plugin for MARCXML files
> - Updated DBPlug, along with more instructions on how to use this
> on the wiki:
> http://greenstone.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/More_about_plugins#How_do_I_use_DBPlug.3F
> - New MetadataXMLPlug - RecPlug no longer handles metadata.xml files,
> instead they are processed using MetadataXMLPlug. Collections with
> 'RecPlug -use_metadata_files' need to remove that option from RecPlug
> and add MetadataXMLPlug into plugins list (GLI does this for you).
>
> GLI:
> ------
>
> - A new option to choose folder to export into in GLI 'Export...' prompt.
> - Fixes to Remote collection building stuff, including enabling exploding
> metadata databases
>
> Interface translations:
> ------------------------
>
> Arabic: New GLI dictionary, new GLI help translations, many thanks to
> Kamal Salih Mustafa Khalafala
> Farsi: Updated interface, many thanks to Mohammad Karimi Yazdi
> Gaelic: Updated interface, many thanks to Rita Campbell and Laurinda Matheson
> Hebrew: A few updated translations, many thanks to Galina Bachmanova
> Hungarian: New interface and auxiliary macrofile translations, many thanks to
> Ferenc Katai
> Japanese: Updated interface, many thanks to Kazuhiro Takeuchi
> Marathi: Updated interface, and new translations for auxiliary macrofiles,
> Perl strings and GLI interface, many thanks to Shubhada Nagarkar
> Russian: A few updated translations, many thanks to Galina Bachmanova
> Serbian: Updated interface, many thanks to Bogdan Trifunovic
> Slovak: Update interface and new auxiliary macrofile translations, many
> thanks to Tomas Fiala
> Spanish: Updated auxiliary macrofile, many thanks to Jesus Tramullas
> Urdu: Updated interface, many thanks to Ata ur Rehman
> Vietnamese: Updated interface and auxiliary macrofile, many thanks to
> team at Integrated e-Solutions Ltd. Saigon
>
> ...and many other minor improvements and bug fixes
>
> We want to ensure that Greenstone works well for you. Please report any
> problems to one of the Greenstone mailing lists.
>
>
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