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26                <h1>OpenGuides News Archive</h1>
27<p style="font-style: italic">
28Note: only releases with major improvements are mentioned here. For a full
29release history, please see the <a href="release_notes">release
30notes</a>.
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35November 11, 2008
36</div>
37
38<p>We had <a
39href="http://dev.openguides.org/wiki/OxfordHackfest2008">a hackfest in
40Oxford</a>, and it was good!</p>
41
42<p>Release manager Dom reports that 22 Trac tickets were closed and 6
43were opened during the weekend.  We also saw a few new faces, which
44is excellent.</p>
45
46<div class="news_date">
47August 19, 2008
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49
50<p>Apologies for the long delay since the last bit of news here; we
51<i>were</i> doing things, honest, but because of the way the website was set
52up, it was a faff to update.  This has now been fixed!</p>
53
54<p>In other exciting news, we're having another hackfest!  It'll be in <a
55href="http://oxford.openguides.org/">Oxford</a> this time, on Saturday 18
56October and Sunday 19 October 2008.  Many more details can be found <a
57href="http://dev.openguides.org/wiki/OxfordHackfest2008">on our dev wiki</a>.
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61May 28, 2007
62</div>
63<p>We're holding <a href="http://use.perl.org/~Kake/journal/33485">a
64hackfest</a> in London on 9&#8211;10 June, focusing on bug triage and bug
65fixing.
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69May 22, 2007
70</div>
71<p>
72<a href="http://search.cpan.org/dist/OpenGuides-0.60/">OpenGuides
730.60</a> has now been <a href="release_notes">released</a>, with
74improved stylability of the &#8220;edit page&#8221; form, increased admin
75control over the &#8220;random page&#8221; link in the sidebar, and a new
76macro for providing a link to a random page in a specific category or locale.
77
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79<div class="news_date">
80March 25, 2007
81</div>
82<p>
83<a href="http://search.cpan.org/dist/OpenGuides-0.59/">OpenGuides 0.59</a>
84has now been <a href="release_notes">released</a>, with a number of
85bugfixes, plus new stylesheet hooks and template tweaks to give Guide admins
86more control over the appearance of their sites.
87</p>
88<div class="news_date">
89March 5, 2006
90</div>
91<p>
92<a href="http://search.cpan.org/dist/OpenGuides-0.52/">OpenGuides 0.52</a>
93
94has now been <a href="release_notes#0.52">released</a>. The major new feature
95is <a href="http://maps.google.com/">Google Maps</a> support!
96</p>
97<div class="news_date">
98November 25, 2005
99</div>
100<p>
101Please welcome the
102<a href="http://miltonkeynes.openguides.org/">Open Guide to
103Milton Keynes</a>.
104</p>
105<div class="news_date">
106November 15, 2005
107
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109<p>
110<a href="http://search.cpan.org/dist/OpenGuides-0.51/">OpenGuides 0.51</a>
111has now been <a href="release_notes#0.51">released</a>, with quite a number
112of improvements.
113</p>
114<div class="news_date">
115October 15, 2005
116</div>
117<p>
118<a href="http://search.cpan.org/~ivorw/OpenGuides-RDF-Reader/lib/OpenGuides/RDF/Reader.pm">New
119module</a> for converting OpenGuides RDF back into Perl data structures released.
120</p>
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123October 14, 2005
124</div>
125<p>
126Please welcome the
127<a href="http://cortex.ecs.soton.ac.uk/openguide/">Open Guide to
128Southampton</a>.
129</p>
130<div class="news_date">
131October 7, 2005
132</div>
133<p>
134Please welcome the
135<a href="http://cotswolds.openguides.org/">Cotswolds Guide</a>.
136</p>
137<div class="news_date">
138July 24, 2005
139
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141<p>
142<a href="release_notes#0.49">OpenGuides 0.49</a>
143released: numerous RDF output refinements and various minor improvements.
144</p>
145<div class="news_date">
146April 18, 2005
147</div>
148<p>
149<a
150href="http://search.cpan.org/dist/OpenGuides-Statistics/">OpenGuides::Statistics</a>
151released to let you produce nice graphs of how many nodes you have, like <a
152href="http://london.openguides.org/statistics/">these ones for London</a>.
153</p>
154<div class="news_date">
155December 21, 2004
156</div>
157
158<p>
159<a href="release_notes#0.47">OpenGuides 0.47</a> released with a number
160of bugfixes.
161</p>
162<div class="news_date">
163November 30, 2004
164</div>
165<p>
166Release of <a href="release_notes#0.45">OpenGuides
1670.45</a>, with new support for global geolocation.
168</p>
169<div class="news_date">
170September 26, 2004
171</div>
172<p>
173
174We are pleased to announce the opening of the new
175<a href="http://chesterguide.org.uk/">Open Guide to Chester</a>.
176</p>
177<div class="news_date">
178July 5, 2004
179</div>
180<p>
181Earle Martin, one of our developers, recently spoke at the <a
182href="http://www.notcon04.com/">NotCon</a> conference in London about
183OpenGuides. A <a href="http://www.ejhp.net/notcon/#audio">recording</a> 
184of his talk is now available ("Geolocation" session, 20 minutes in).
185</p>
186<div class="news_date">
187
188June 25, 2004
189</div>
190<p>
191<a
192href="release_notes#0.35">OpenGuides 0.35</a> - to help protect your wiki
193from spammers, you can now delete individual historical versions of a node.
194</p>
195<div class="news_date">
196June 20, 2004
197</div>
198<p>
199<a href="release_notes#0.33">OpenGuides 0.33</a> - improved
200templates and a new search by distance feature.
201</p>
202<div class="news_date">
203May 28, 2004
204
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206<p>
207<a href="http://london.openguides.org/">The Open Guide to
208London</a> gets <a
209href="http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/04_23/b3886141.htm">mentioned
210in <em>Business Week</em></a>.
211</p>
212<div class="news_date">
213June 12, 2003
214</div>
215<p>
216<a href="http://london.openguides.org/">The Open Guide to
217London</a> (in its earlier incarnation as "Grubstreet") was <a
218href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/online/story/0,3605,975131,00.html">mentioned
219in the <em>Guardian</em>'s "Online" section</a>.
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