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Changes in DSpace 1.2.2

General Improvements in 1.2.2

  • Customisable submission forms added
  • Configurable number of index terms in Lucene for full-text indexing
  • Improved scalability in media filter
  • Submit button on collection pages only appears if user has authorisation
  • PostgreSQL 8.0 compatibility
  • Search scope retention to improve browsing
  • Community and collection strengths displayed
  • Upgraded OAICat software

Bug fixes in 1.2.2

  • Fix for Oracle too many cursors problem.
  • Fix for UTF-8 encoded searches in advanced search.
  • Fix for handling "\" in bitstream names.
  • Fix to prevent delete of "unknown" bitstream format
  • Fix for ItemImport creating new handles for replaced items

Changes in JSPs in 1.2.2

  • collection-home.jspchanged
  • community-home.jspchanged
  • community-list.jspchanged
  • home.jspchanged
  • dspace-admin/list-formats.jspchanged
  • dspace-admin/wizard-questions.jspchanged
  • search/results.jspchanged
  • submit/cancel.jspchanged
  • submit/change-file-description.jspchanged
  • submit/choose-file.jspchanged
  • submit/complete.jspchanged
  • submit/creative-commons.jspchanged
  • submit/edit-metadata.jspnew
  • submit/get-file-format.jspchanged
  • submit/initial-questions.jspchanged
  • submit/progressbar.jspchanged
  • submit/review.jspchanged
  • submit/select-collection.jspchanged
  • submit/show-license.jspchanged
  • submit/show-uploaded-file.jspchanged
  • submit/upload-error.jspchanged
  • submit/upload-file-list.jspchanged

Changes in DSpace 1.2.1

General Improvements in 1.2.1

  • Oracle support added
  • Thumbnails in item view can now be switched off/on
  • Browse and search thumbnail options
  • Improved item importer
    • can now import to multiple collections
    • added --test flag to simulate an import, without actually making any changes
    • added --resume flag to try to resume the import in case the import is aborted
  • Configurable fields for the search index
  • Script for transferring items between DSpace instances
  • Sun library JARs (JavaMail, Java Activation Framework and Servlet) now included in DSpace source code bundle

Bug fixes in 1.2.1

  • A logo to existing collection can now be added. Fixes SF bug #1065933
  • The community logo can now be edited. Fixes SF bug #1035692
  • MediaFilterManager doesn't 'touch' every item every time. Fixes SF bug #1015296
  • Supported formats help page, set the format support level to "known" as default
  • Fixed various database connection pool leaks

Changed JSPs in 1.2.1

  • collection-homechanged
  • community-homechanged
  • display-itemchanged
  • dspace-admin/confirm-delete-collectionmoved to tools/ and changed
  • dspace-admin/confirm-delete-communitymoved to tools/ and changed
  • dspace-admin/edit-collectionmoved to tools/ and changed
  • dspace-admin/edit-communitymoved to tools/ and changed
  • dspace-admin/indexchanged
  • dspace-admin/upload-logochanged
  • dspace-admin/wizard-basicinfochanged
  • dspace-admin/wizard-default-itemchanged
  • dspace-admin/wizard-permissionschanged
  • dspace-admin/wizard-questionschanged
  • help/formats.htmlremoved
  • help/formatschanged
  • indexchanged
  • layout/navbar-adminchanged

Changes in DSpace 1.2.0

General Improvements in 1.2.0

  • Communities can now contain sub-communities
  • Items may be included in more than one collection
  • Full text extraction and searching for MS Word, PDF, HTML, text documents
  • Thumbnails displayed in item view for items that contain images
  • Configurable MediaFilter tool creates both extracted text and thumbnails
  • Bitstream IDs are now persistent - generated from item's handle and a sequence number
  • Creative Commons licenses can optionally be added to items during web submission process

Administration

  • If you are logged in as administrator, you see admin buttons on item, collection, and community pages
  • New collection administration wizard
  • Can now administer collection's submitters from collection admin tool
  • Delegated administration - new 'collection editor' role - edits item metadata, manages submitters list, edits collection metadata, links to items from other collections, and can withdraw items
  • Admin UI moved from /admin to /dspace-admin to avoid conflict with Tomcat /admin JSPs
  • New EPerson selector popup makes Group editing much easier
  • 'News' section is now editable using admin UI (no more mucking with JSPs)

Import/Export/OAI

  • New tool that exports DSpace content in AIPs that use METS XML for metadata (incomplete)
  • OAI - sets are now collections, identified by Handles ('safe' with /, : converted to _)
  • OAI - contributor.author now mapped to oai_dc:creator

Miscellaneous

  • Build process streamlined with use of WAR files, symbolic links no longer used, friendlier to later versions of Tomcat
  • MIT-specific aspects of UI removed to avoid confusion
  • Item metadata now rendered to avoid interpreting as HTML (displays as entered)
  • Forms now have no-cache directive to avoid trouble with browser 'back' button
  • Bundles now have 'names' for more structure in item's content

JSP file changes between 1.1 and 1.2

This list generated with cvs -Q rdiff -s -r dspace-1_1 dspace and a sprinkling of perl.

  • Changed: dspace/jsp/collection-home.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/community-home.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/community-list.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/display-item.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/index.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/home.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/styles.css.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/authorize-advanced.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/authorize-collection-edit.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/authorize-community-edit.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/authorize-item-edit.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/authorize-main.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/authorize-policy-edit.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin: dspace/jsp/admin/collection-select.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin: dspace/jsp/admin/community-select.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin: dspace/jsp/admin/confirm-delete-collection.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin: dspace/jsp/admin/confirm-delete-community.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin: dspace/jsp/admin/confirm-delete-dctype.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin: dspace/jsp/admin/confirm-delete-eperson.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin: dspace/jsp/admin/confirm-delete-format.jsp
  • Moved to dspace/jsp/tools: dspace/jsp/admin/confirm-delete-item.jsp
  • Moved to dspace/jsp/tools: dspace/jsp/admin/confirm-withdraw-item.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/edit-collection.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/edit-community.jsp
  • Moved to dspace/jsp/tools and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/edit-item-form.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/eperson-browse.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin: dspace/jsp/admin/eperson-confirm-delete.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/eperson-edit.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/eperson-main.jsp
  • Moved to dspace/jsp/tools and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/get-item-id.jsp
  • Moved to dspace/jsp/tools and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/group-edit.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/group-eperson-select.jsp
  • Moved to dspace/jsp/tools and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/group-list.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin: dspace/jsp/admin/index.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/item-select.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/list-communities.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/list-dc-types.jsp
  • Removed: dspace/jsp/admin/list-epeople.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/list-formats.jsp
  • Moved to dspace/jsp/tools: dspace/jsp/admin/upload-bitstream.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/upload-logo.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin: dspace/jsp/admin/workflow-abort-confirm.jsp
  • Moved to dspace-admin and changed: dspace/jsp/admin/workflow-list.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/browse/authors.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/browse/items-by-author.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/browse/items-by-date.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/browse/no-results.jsp
  • New: dspace-admin/eperson-deletion-error.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/dspace-admin/news-edit.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/dspace-admin/news-main.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/dspace-admin/wizard-basicinfo.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/dspace-admin/wizard-default-item.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/dspace-admin/wizard-permissions.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/dspace-admin/wizard-questions.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/components/contact-info.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/error/internal.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/help/formats.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/layout/footer-default.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/layout/header-default.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/layout/navbar-admin.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/layout/navbar-default.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/login/password.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/mydspace/main.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/mydspace/perform-task.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/mydspace/preview-task.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/mydspace/reject-reason.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/mydspace/remove-item.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/register/edit-profile.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/register/inactive-account.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/register/new-password.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/register/registration-form.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/search/advanced.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/search/results.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/cancel.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/submit/cc-license.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/choose-file.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/submit/creative-commons.css
  • New: dspace/jsp/submit/creative-commons.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/edit-metadata-1.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/edit-metadata-2.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/get-file-format.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/initial-questions.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/progressbar.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/review.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/select-collection.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/show-license.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/show-uploaded-file.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/upload-error.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/upload-file-list.jsp
  • Changed: dspace/jsp/submit/verify-prune.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/tools/edit-item-form.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/tools/eperson-list.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/tools/itemmap-browse.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/tools/itemmap-info.jsp
  • New: dspace/jsp/tools/itemmap-main.jsp
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