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20.57    ?? August 2006
3        Lots more Atom and RSS feeds, including for searching
4        Admin interface
5        Nodes missing metadata interface
70.56    14 June 2006
8        Fix bug introduced in feed formatting where Atom feeds would be
9        produced when asked for RSS and vice versa.
110.55    13 June 2006
12        Versioned dependency on Wiki::Toolkit to avoid development
13        versions
14        Support generating feeds of a node's version listing, in addition
15        to feeds of the recent changes. For more information on OpenGuides
16        feeds, see
180.54_02 8 June 2006
19        Pass the feed_listing (currently just recent_changes) through all
20        the feed related code, rather than assuming it'll only ever be
21        recent changes. Will allow other listings of nodes to be handled
22        in the future.
240.54_01 16 May 2006
25        Support for Atom feeds for RecentChanges.
26        #118 Use Wiki::Toolkit. NOTE this is a development snapshot and is
27        not suitable for production use. It may eat your data! Tests on
28        development mirrors of live data are highly welcomed; the underlying
29        database schema provided by Wiki::Toolkit has changed and the upgrade
30        process needs some rigorous testing.
320.54    21 April 2006
33        #112 Fixed website display bug introduced in 0.53.
350.53    20 April 2006
36        Miscellanous fixes for mod_perl.
37        #42 New "About" screen. Try action=about and action=about;format=rdf.
38        #97 Use "summary" metadata to generate HTML meta descriptions.
39        New OpenGuides::Feed module to handle feed generation (code was
40          previously in OpenGuides::RDF).
41        Generate URIs for locales and contributors in RDF output.
42        #107 Don't display partial http:// URL in preview.
43        #93 Upgrade to new Google Maps API (for smaller javascript download)
44        #103 Fix empty Category/Locale list bug.
45        #54 Fix RSS redirection for backwards compatibility.
46        #79 Partial fix to help combat HTML spam
47        #56 Add licence config variables
490.52    5 March 2006
50        IMPORTANT CHANGE: "supersearch.cgi" is now simply "search.cgi". If you
51          have customisations to your templates, you may need to make changes
52          to reflect this.
53        Rename OpenGuides::SuperSearch to OpenGuides::Search.
54        Use corrent content-type (application/rdf+xml) for all RDF output.
55        Things with opening hours are marked as geospatial in RDF.
56        Fix missing bracket in
57        Add custom_node template just below main content in
58        Google Maps support! There is a new index type,
59          wiki.cgi?action=index;format=map, and maps appear in the node listings
60          (the latter feature is user-configurable).
61        Fix <link> in RSS to point to RecentChanges page, not the feed itself.
62        #67 Default website for a page is now http://
63        Fix mod_perl redirect bug.
64        Fix test failure with 3.16.
65        #87 Edit on mirrored pages now goes to source site
66        #66 Locales in RDF now use dc:title, not foaf:name
680.51    15 November 2005
69        Important changes:
70          * The preferred way to get RecentChanges is now to pass the CGI the
71            parameter "action=rc", rather than just using the page name
72            "RecentChanges". However, this method will still work for the time
73            being. Similarly, the URL parameter for the RecentChanges RSS feed
74            has changed from "action=rss" to "action=rc;format=rss". Requests
75            for the former will be redirected to the latter.
77        New features:
78          * When trying to view a non-existent node, you will now be presented
79            with a message asking if you want to create that node, rather than
80            a blank page.
81          * New "summary" metadata field for one-line summaries of nodes:
82            - Add summary field to RDF as dc:description.
83            - Show node summary in search results.
84          * New "format=raw" option for outputting wiki text of a node.
85          * RSS feed now contains DOAP ( metadata.
87        RDF bugfixes:
88          * Locales, address and summary fields now XML-escaped properly.
89          * Add "address" field that was missing from the RDF node view.
90          * Update URL for Dublin Core elements in RDF index view.
91          * Fix URL in the RSS <channel> element to point to the RSS URL,
92            not the RecentChanges page URL.
94        Search bugfixes:
95          * Fix bug that was breaking coordinate entry fields on search page if
96            lat/lon was being used.
97          * Fix bug in OpenGuides::SuperSearch that wasn't passing "latitude"
98            and "longitude" values to the search template when a distance
99            search was being done.
101        Minor improvements:
102          * Replace underscores in node names in "redirected from" message
103            with spaces.
104          * "Redirected from" message now links to a rendered version of
105            the old page rather than the editing view.
107        Miscellaneous bugfixes:
108          * Fix problem with newer Text::Wikiformat and blank nodes.
109          * Fix bug in navbar template that caused warnings in the tests.
1110.50    2 October 2005
112        Remove rogue ampersand that had crept into the RSS feed.
1140.49    24 July 2005
115        Add updated prerequisite on CGI::Wiki::Plugin::RSS::ModWiki (fixes
116        a test failure)
1180.48    24 July 2005
119        RDF enhancements:
120          * Removed redundant "id" parameter specification from dc:source in
121            rdf:Description in RDF node listings.
122          * Fixed bug that was causing all nodes to be flagged as a
123            geo:SpatialThing whether they were or not.
124          * Ensured that ampersands and greater/less than symbols were properly
125            escaped so as not to be XML-toxic.
126          * Added geo:lat, geo:long and RSS link attributes to items in
127            category/locale listings to facilitate integration with mapping
128            applications.
129          * Added owl:sameAs property to RDF output for nodes that are redirects
130            to other nodes.
131          * RSS feed now has correct timestamp (matching most recent item) and
132            matching Last-Modified HTTP header.
133        Reorder navigation bar to provide more logical groupings.
134        Add "format=plain" option for all-nodes index listing and associated
135          template
136        New message to appear on pages when you have been redirected
137          informing you of the fact.
138        Stop showing potentially very long map URLs in metadata section of
139          node display.
140        Replace ugly obliques in display of categories and locales with more
141          natural commas; change "locale" to "locales" in label.
142        Replace <label> tags in with <span
143          class="metadata_label">.
144        Wanted pages listing now displays, and sorts by, the number of nodes
145          pointing to each node.
146        Prevent redirect loops.
147        Add _ to the list of forbidden characters in node names.
1490.47    15 January 2005
150        Fixed bug with list_all_versions for nodes with only one version.
151        Extended config changes to examples/ (thanks jimbo).
152        Now require CGI::Wiki 0.62 to fix bug with deleting versions.
153        Try to ensure that a .htaccess file protecting wiki.conf is installed.
154        Allow for external URLs for Text Formatting help.
155        Home node recent changes box now flags new entries.
156        Made default city and country be blank; specify them if you want them.
157        Missing PREREQUISITE on Plucene added.
158        Added CSS id "maincontent" to exclude the navbar and footer. Misc
159        template tidying including removing old layout tables.
1610.46    21 December 2004
162        Minor bug fixes: remove bogus edit link on index listings,
163          add missing default behaviour for geolocation
164        Update supersearch help text URL.
165        Add nofollow to robots meta tag.
166        Added new CSS class "node_name" for inline non-hyperlink references
167          to node names - see README.CSS for details.
168        Fix bug with diff display on nodes containing macros.
169        Fixed distance search paging bug.
170        Fixed bug that allowed autocreation of locales and categories with
171          trailing spaces in the name.
172        Config management refactoring. This should not result in any
173          user-visible changes, apart from introducing a new dependency on
174          Class::Accessor.
175        Make it clearer in documentation that overriding factory templates
176          is a risky activity.
177        Update feedback details and include URL of RT queue.
178        Add missing tests to MANIFEST so they are included with the
179          distribution.
1810.45    1 December 2004
182        Made the geolocation stuff work worldwide.  Squeeeeeee!
183        You can now choose between doing your distance calculations with
184          the British National Grid, the Irish National Grid, or a UTM
185          ellipsoid.  If you wish to use anything other than the British
186          National Grid and you have pre-existing location data then you
187          will need to save an edit of each node with location data before
188          distance searches will work.
189        In less exciting news:
190          Fixed bug relating to lat/long representation.
191          Removed debugging warn accidentally left in last release.
192          Fixed some HTML validation errors.
1940.44    17 November 2004
195        Remove all traces of display_categories, which was obsoleted but
196          not completely removed before.
197        Improved the efficiency of the search.
198        Fixed a couple of minor bugs in the search - note that
199          and have changed.
200        Change the default indexer for new installs to Plucene.
201        Only run certain search-related tests if Plucene is installed.
2030.43    21 October 2004
204        Fix broken navbar changes that crept into last release.
2060.42    20 October 2004
207        Handle distance searching with OpenGuides::Supersearch instead of
208          find_within_distance action.
209        Fixed bug with paging on distance-only search (reported by Bob Walker).
210        Improved encapsulation in OpenGuides::Supersearch - accessors.
211        *INCOMPATIBLE CHANGE* Custom templates are now stored in
212          user-definable path, and their names are prefixed with custom_.
213          This only affects you if you have used the custom template support
214          introduced in 0.41.
215        Replace use of CGI::Wiki::Plugin::Geocache with improved
2170.41    21 September 2004
218        Added backlinks link to navbar.
219        Added some anti-robot tags to certain pages.
220        Fixed bug in install procedure - blank script_name should now get
221          installed as index.cgi
222        Added option of munging in custom lib paths on install.
223        Added option of custom templates for footer, license warning
224          on edit form, banner at top of page (see CUSTOMISATION file
225          for details).
226        Added new macro - used as eg @INDEX_LIST [[Locale Fulham]]
227        Also fixed the RSS reader macro - use this as eg
228          @RSS;username=Kake
229        More semantic markup for metadata display - see README.CSS
2310.40    18 September 2004
232        Recent Changes now shows changes in the past 24 hours, past week,
233          past fortnight, and past 30 days.
234        New preferences option to allow Recent Changes visit tracking.
235        Preferences now has an option for when your prefs expire.
236        Navbar added to diff and history pages.
237        The "omit help links" preference now actually works.
238        Set some pages to non-editable and non-deletable that should have been.
239        Recent Changes RSS fixed so "wiki:importance" is set correctly.
240        New "ignore_minor_edits" option for Recent Changes RSS.
241        Added RSS feeds for contributors, locales and categories.
2430.39    15 September 2004
244        Split commit_node out into in preparation for spam filter
245        Added option of using Plucene for searching.  If you want to do this
246          (and it is recommended over the default of Search::InvertedIndex)
247          you will need to do two things:
248            - either delete your old indexes (they're just files in the index
249              directory) or use a different index directory
250            - reindex your entire wiki (see in the examples/
251              directory of this distribution)
2530.38    26 July 2004
254        Major improvements to the search result ordering (thanks to
255          Steve Jolly, Bob Walker and Billy Abbott for test cases).
2570.37    23 July 2004
258        Fixed bug in diff view - the versions are the right way round now...
259          Fixed bug with links in historic view.  Require 2.92 to
260          avoid escapeHTML bug.
2620.36    13 July 2004
263        Added diff link to node template.
264        Fixed case sensitivity bug in index node autocreation.
265        Fixed bug with node history comments not being HTML-escaped.
2670.35    25 June 2004
268        Forgot to add version prerequisite on CGI::Wiki.  Don't use 0.34,
269          use this.
2710.34    25 June 2004
272        Add facility to delete only certain revisions of a page - access
273          this from the node history page.
2750.33    20 June 2004
276        Improve node history page to allow diffing between each version and
277          the previous one or the current one.
278        Test overhauls - you don't need to run the configuration step in
279          order to run the tests now, but you do need to have DBD::SQLite
280          for most of them.
281        Fixed template bug in that was stopping map
282          links being displayed for nodes with no address data (spotted
283          by Steve Jolly).
284        Removed inline style from You will need to add
285          the styles table#recentchanges, td.recentchanges_meta,
286          td.recentchanges_user, td.recentchanges_node_name and
287          td.recentchanges_comment to your stylesheets.
288          td#map changed to td#map_link in
289        Added searching by distance from an arbitrary point (click on
290          Advanced Search).
291        Internal rejigging - extracted some methods from wiki.cgi to
293        Added new preference for default edit type.
294        Reinstate apparently lost change from 0.26 to show IP rather than
295          "Anonymous" in RecentChanges.
296        More informative <title> tags for non-node (e.g. node version
297          history) pages.
2990.32    7 June 2004
300        Change auto-creating behaviour of index nodes (categories and
301          locales): instead of being created on access they are created
302          when the referring node is committed. This fixes compliance with
303          RFC 2616 section 9.1.1 and prevents corrupted index nodes being
304          created accidentally.
3060.31    09 May 2004
307        Created a new macro to allow the embedding of RSS feeds into
308          pages, using CGI::Wiki::Plugin::RSS::Reader. This allows you
309          to do this to produce a list of up to ten hyperlinks:
310            @RSS []
312        Numerous template tweaks to comply with the W3C's Web Content
313          Accessibility Guidelines (
314          - summaries for all HTML tables
315          - labels for all form input elements and some textual additions
316            to templates, such as '/' separators between navbar items,
317            because the guidelines specify links should not only be
318            separated by whitespace. If you don't want these to appear,
319            put the following in your stylesheet and they'll be hidden by
320            CSS (but will still appear for people using textual browsers or
321            screen readers): ".hidden { display: none }".
322          - the "lang" element (a two-letter code identifying the language
323            you're writing pages in) will now be added to the <html> tag on
324            all pages; a new question has been added to the configuration
325            script to ask for it and it will be stored in wiki.conf.
326            ***         YOU WILL NEED TO RUN BUILD.PL AGAIN.          ***
327            *** Remember to keep a backup copy of your old wiki.conf! ***   
329        Improved navigation for search results (next and previous n hits).
330          Removed underscores from page names in search results.
332        Overhauled RDF output. Changes:
333          - everything is no longer classified as a restaurant(!)
334          - empty tags are no longer generated
335          - show categories, locales and OS x/y coords in invididual
336            node RDF view
337          - switch to W3C contact namespace for addressing data
338          - move homepage tag out of wiki metadata
339          - remove nonexistent "gs:" namespace from category indices
340          - logical structure improvements (subjects of pages are now
341            identified as spatial things if they are, or are RDF
342            descriptions if they're not, instead of being anonymous
343            FOAF topics)
344          - include city and country in RDF only for spatial things.
346        Fixed bug that prevented automatic database initialization on
347          SQLite databases.
349        Doc fix for private installations.
351        Removed the following characters from the list of forbidden ones in
352          node names in newpage.cgi (a restriction which dates from all the way
353          back when we were using UseModWiki): " ! $ ^ ~ @ [ ] { }
355        Removed newlines from output of search box macro.
357        Reimplemented diffing using CGI::Wiki::Plugin::Diff as it seems the
358          change in 0.30 got lost. Removed as we should not
359          be distributing it.
3610.30    29 December 2003
362        Added method to allow admins to delete nodes.  You will need to
363          explicitly enable this option in your wiki.conf, since it brings
364          with it the risk of accidental data loss.
366        Major overhaul of templates - added numerous style hooks.  See
367          examples/ for two stylesheet designs that take advantage of these.
368          Added new banner template for page headers. Also ensured presence
369          of navigation bar is consistent.
370          *** INCOMPATIBLE CHANGE: *** The navbar class in the stylesheet
371          has been renamed to, unsurprisingly, "navbar", for consistency
372          (from "toolbar"). *** YOU WILL NEED TO REWRITE YOUR STYLESHEET. ***
373          You are advised to create a duplicate wiki.cgi that reads its data
374          from your database but its stylesheet and templates from the new
375          ones in order to test them *before* deploying them.
377        Added "FAQ", "How To Get Started" and "Wiki Etiquette" to the
378          navigation, under "Help" - these won't exist unless you create them
379          on your site, so at first the links serve as examples of
380          documentation you can provide.
382        Modified preferences.cgi so that all the help links in the navbar
383          can be hidden, not just the text formatting link.
385        Fixed some HTML validation bugs.
387        Added multiple install and pretty URL notes to INSTALL.
389        Removed pubcrawl stuff from distro for now - it doesn't really work.
391        Changed to use CGI::Wiki::Plugin::Diff instead of OpenGuides::Diff.
3930.29    8 November 2003
394        Expanded section in TROUBLESHOOTING about permissions problems.
396 now absorbs trailing punctuation and spaces into words
397          it is diffing (to give less blocky results).
399 change NOT to use '-' instead of '!'.
4010.28    1 November 2003
402        Allow running sites on SQLite databases.
404        Fixed bug with navbar prompt in Build.PL (CPAN RT #3894).
405        Junked OpenGuides::Config completely to avoid database password
406          leakage, and easier install (CPAN RT #3916).
4080.27    1 November 2003
409        Fixed bug with category/locale indexing - no longer case-sensitive.
411        Fixed bug that had the supersearch results page offering an edit link.
413        Revamp of search syntax to make the SuperSearch UI much more like
414        Google and Alta Vista. See the POD of for details.
4160.26    9 October 2003
417        Modified TROUBLESHOOTING to reflect the correct invocation for
418          Module::Build to install into a private directory.
420        Show IP address for anonymous edits.
422        Changed version dependency for Dom (CPAN bug #3895).
424        Added check to OpenGuides::SuperSearch to stop it trying to
425          retrieve a nonexistent node when the search indexes have screwed up.
4270.25    23 September 2003
428        Applied recent changes fix to front page feed as well.
430        Search box now searches categories and locales as well as title and
431          body - so for example a search on "holborn & pubs" will DTRT.
433        NOT and phrase search tests were passing even though they shouldn't
434          have been - skip them for now.
4360.24    8 September 2003
437        Fix to recent changes so minor changes don't mask major ones.
439        Fixed supersearch.cgi to use a template instead of to avoid
440          weird errors, also turned it into a module and added tests.
441        Strip whitespace from OS co-ords before storing in database.
4430.23    4 August 2003
444        Removed the "POST_CHOMP" option as it was messing up textareas, added
445        a test to make sure this doesn't reoccur.
4470.22    4 August 2003
448        Fixed bug with usernames containing spaces in recent changes/userstats.
450        Try out create_makefile_pl => "passthrough" in Build.PL
452        Minor fixes to tests to make them work with newest UseMod formatter.
454        Prevented "Edit this page" from showing up on category indexes.
456        Set TT "POST_CHOMP" option to strip unnecessary newlines from HTML.
458        Fixed CPAN bug #3085 - quotes in change summary box.
460        Added openguides_version template variable and added it to page
461        footer (CPAN request 3110).
4630.21    17 July 2003
464        We no longer autogenerate a Makefile.PL, since it doesn't pick up
465        all the questions that need to be asked.  Sorry.  Use Module::Build
466        as detailed in INSTALL, since you won't be able to get the right
467        version of Text::WikiFormat installed without it in any case.
469        Added version number to prereq as Alex McLintock hit a
470        version that didn't have unescape.
472        Added a link on RecentChanges to the RSS version, and put an
473        autodiscovery tag for the RSS in the head section.
475        Changed diff feature to hide checksums, which aren't necessary for
476        the user to see. Fixed a minor bug in the node history template so
477        that the diff links compare the selected version against the previous
478        one, not the original one every time.
4800.20    10 July 2003
481        Fixed all the email addresses to
4830.19    10 July 2003
484        Extra checks that script_url ends in a '/'.
486        Fixed small bug with edit conflict form - map link field was missing.
488        Moved "content" div in a couple of templates to fix incorrect nesting.
490        @INDEX_LINK macros now have optional title text like so:
491          @INDEX_LINK [[Category Pubs|Pubs]]
493        Added preferences option for including or excluding text formatting
494        rules link in navbar.  Enable this by setting text_formatting_node
495        in your config file.
497        Added config option for including the navbar on the home page.
499        Implemented minor edits.
501        Fixed cookie to persist beyond session.
5030.18    16 June 2003
504        Added a Makefile.PL as well as a Build.PL, for users.
5060.17    15 June 2003
507        Fixed OpenGuides::Utils to take note of dbhost.
509        Added example stylesheet provided by the OxfordGuide team.
5110.16    26 May 2003
512        Ivor fixed OpenGuides::Diff to diff by word instead of by character.
514        Fixed edit conflict up so it works nicely when you click the
515        Save button as well as the Preview one.
517        Added preferences option of displaying lat/long as deg-min-sec
518        instead of decimal (requested by James).
5200.15    18 May 2003
521        Added Algorithm::Diff version dependency to prereqs, fixed bug
522        with preferences.cgi and blank script_name, fixed REDIRECT bug.
5240.14    17 May 2003
525        Added "Wanted Pages" link to navbar, thanks to Simon Cozens for
526        the idea.
528        Fixed many bugs noticed by Dominic Hargreaves and other Oxonians.
529        Many thanks to Dominic for making an Oxford OpenGuides install for
530        us to find bugs in.
5320.13    17 May 2003
533        Added some more stylesheet hooks.
535        Tweaked OpenGuides::Diff to make it testable, added a start at tests.
537        Lat and long now stored to only 6dp instead of millions.
539        Added edit field for map link.
5410.12    14 May 2003
542        Added OpenGuides::CGI to manage cookies and things, used this to
543        do more code tidying.  Added edit box position option to preferences.
5450.11    14 May 2003
546        Added newpage.cgi for an easy way to create new pages.
548        Took loads of repeated code (for extracting and packaging metadata
549        variables) out of wiki.cgi into OpenGuides::Template.
5510.10    11 May 2003
552        Added OpenGuides::Diff to provide nice diff output between
553        node versions.
555        Added OpenGuides::Template to handle Template Toolkit stuff in a
556        more testable and reusable way than just bunging it in wiki.cgi.
5580.09    10 May 2003
559        Added OpenGuides::UK::PubCrawl and pubcrawl.cgi as a start at a
560        pub crawl generator.
562        Added OpenGuides::Utils to make it easier to write little standalone
563        scripts like supersearch.cgi, pubcrawl. cgi, etc.  Made wiki.cgi and
564        supersearch.cgi use it, and lost loads of duplicated code in the
565        process, hurrah.
5670.08    3 May 2003
568        Added fuzzy matching capability -
569          action=index;index_type=fuzzy_title_match;index_value=hollborne
570        Someone needs to write a nice search box interface for this.
572        Fixed edit_conflict template and preview method to cope with stale
573        checksum - passes through all the metadata properly now and offers
574        a side by side comparison of what you input and what is stored.
576        RDF output for node is now encoding-agnostic (used to have UTF-8
577        hardcoded).  Also is now called as wiki.cgi?id=Node_Name;format=rdf
5790.07    3 May 2003
580        Require CGI::Wiki 0.32 to avoid bug (again a Bob find!) where
581        committing a node with metadata but no content would die.
583        Auto-created category/locale stub pages now added to Category Category
584        or Category Locales as appropriate.
586        Added a couple of extra allowed HTML tags to cater for existing
587        grubstreet data.
589        Fixed bug in OpenGuides::RDF - it used to die if called on a
590        nonexistent node, now it returns stuff with a wiki:version of 0.
5920.06    2 May 2003
593        Fixed supersearch.cgi so it works with MySQL as well as Postgres
594        (thanks again to Bob for finding the bug).
5960.05    2 May 2003
597        Redid the script and template installation so the script does
598        actually get called what you said it should be (code copied
599        somewhat from Siesta::Build).
601        Fixed the support for non-local databases/IDENT authentication.
602        I think.
604        Fixed the hardcoded 'wiki.cgi' in some of the templates (thanks Bob).
6060.04    29 April 2003
607        First public release.
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