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Changes in DSpace 1.4.1

General Improvements in 1.4.1

  • Error pages now return appropriate HTTP status codes (e.g. 404 not found)
  • Bad filenames in /bitstream/ URLs now result in 404 error – prevents infinite URL spaces confusing crawlers and bad "persistent" bitstream IDs circulating
  • Prevent infinite URL spaces in HTMLServlet
  • InstallItem no longer sets dc.format.extent, dc.format.mimetype; no longer sets default value for dc.language.iso if one is not present
  • Empty values in drop-down submit fields are not added as empty metadata values
  • API methods for searching epeople and groups
  • Support stats from both 1.3 and 1.4
  • [dspace]/bin/update-handle-prefix now runs index-all
  • Remove cases of System.out from code executed in webapp
  • Change "View Licence" to "View License" in Messages.properties
  • dspace.cfg comments changed to indicate what default.language actually means
  • HandleServlet and BitstreamServlet support If-Modified-Since requests
  • Improved sanity-checking of XSL-based ingest crosswalks
  • Remove thumbnail filename from alt-text
  • Include item title in HTML title element
  • Improvements to help prevent spammers and sploggers
  • Make cleanup() commit outstanding work every 100 iterations
  • Better handling where email send failed due to wrong address for new user
  • Include robots.txt to limit bots navigating author, date and browse by subject pages
  • Add css styles for print media
  • RSS made more configurable and provide system-wide RSS feed, also moves text to Messages.properties
  • Jar file updates (includes required code changes for DSIndexer and DSQuery and new jars fontbox.jar and serializer.jar)
  • Various documentation additions and cleanups
  • XHTML compliance improvements
  • Move w3c valid xhtml boiler image into local repository
  • Remove uncessary Log4j Configuration in CheckerCommand
  • Include Windows CLASSPATH in dsrun.bat

Bug fixes in 1.4.1

  • 1604037 - UIUtil.encodeBitstream() now correctly encodes URLs (no longer incorrectly substitutes '+' for spaces in non-query segment
  • 1592984 - Date comparisons strip time in org.dspace.harvest.Harvest
  • 1589902 - Duplicate field checking error on input-forms.xml
  • 1596952 - Collection Wizard create Template missing schema
  • 1596978 - View unfinished submissions - collection empty
  • 1588625 - Incorrect text on item mapper screen
  • 1597805 - DIDL Crosswalk: wrong resource management
  • 1605635 - NPE in Utils.java
  • 1597504 - Search result page shows shortened query string
  • 1532389 - Item Templates do not work for non-dc fields
  • 1066771 - Metadata edit form dropping DC qualifier
  • 1548738 - Multiple Metadata Schema, schema not shown on edit item page
  • 1589895 - Not possible to add unqualified Metadata Field
  • 1543853 - Statistics do not work in 1.4
  • 1541381 - Browse-by-date and browse-by-title not working
  • 1556947 - NullPointerException when no user selected to del/edit
  • 1554064 - Fix exception handling for ClassCastException in BitstreamServlet
  • 1548865 - Browse errors on withdrawn item
  • 1554056 - Community/collection handle URL with / redirects to homepage
  • 1571490 - UTF-8 encoded characters in licence
  • 1571519 - UTF-8 in statistics
  • 1544807 - Browse-by-Subject/Author paging mechanism broken
  • 1543966 - "Special" groups inside groups bug
  • 1480496 - Cannot turn off "ignore authorization" flag!
  • 1515148 - Community policies not deleting correctly
  • 1556829 - Docs mention old SiteAuthenticator class
  • 1606435 - Workflow text out of context
  • Fix for bitstream authorization timeout
  • Fix to make sure cleanup() doesn't fail with NullPointerException
  • Fix for removeBitstream() failing to update primary bitstream
  • Fix for Advanced Search ignoring conjunctions for arbitrary number of queries
  • Fix minor bug in Harvest.java for Oracle users
  • Fix missing title for news editor page
  • Small Messages.properties modification (change of DSpace copyright text)
  • fix PDFBox tmp file issue
  • Fix HttpServletRequest encoding issues
  • Fix bug in TableRow toString() method where NPE is thrown if tablename not set
  • Update DIDL license and change coding style to DSpace standard

Changes in DSpace 1.4.0

General Improvements in 1.4.0

  • Content verification through periodic checksum checking
  • Support for branded preview image
  • Add/replace Creative Commons in 'edit item' tool
  • Customisable item listing columns and browse indices
  • Script for updating handle prefixes (e.g. for moving from development to production)
  • Configurable boolean search operator
  • Controlled vocabulary patch to provide search on classification terms, and addition of terms during submission.
  • Add 'visibility' element to input-forms.xml
  • Browse by subject feature
  • Log4J enhancement to use XML configuration
  • QueryArgs class can support any number of fields in advanced search.
  • Community names no longer have to be unique
  • Enhanced Windows support
  • Support for multiple (flat) metadata schemas
  • Suggest an item page
  • RSS Feeds
  • Performance enhancements
  • Stackable authentication methods
  • Plug-in manager
  • Pluggable SIP/DIP support and metadata crosswalks
  • Nested groups of e-people
  • Expose METS and MPEG-21 DIDL DIPs via OAI-PMH
  • Configurable Lucene search analyzer (e.g. for Chinese metadata)
  • Support for SMTP servers requiring authentication

Bug fixes in 1.4.0

  • 1358197 - Edit Item, empty DC fields not removable
  • 1363633 - Submission step 1 fails when there are no collections
  • 1255264 - Resource policy eperson value was set to wrong column
  • 1380494 - Error deleting an item with multiple metadata schema support
  • 1443649 - Cannot configure unqualified elements for advanced search index
  • 1333687 - Browse-(title|date) fails on withdrawn item
  • 1066713 - Two (sub)communities cannot have one name
  • 1284055 - Two Communities of same name throws error
  • 1035366 - Bitstream size column should be bigint
  • 1352257 - Selecting a Group for GroupToGroup while Creating Collection
  • 1352226 - Navigation and Sorting in Group List (Select Groups) fails
  • 1348276 - Null in collection name causes OAI ListSets to fail
  • 1160898 - dspace_migrate removes Date.Issued from prev published items
  • 1261191 - Malformed METS metadata exported
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