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administrator Reduce use of JRequest.
build Add the following sniffs:
cache [#23165] Make index.html's valid
cli + [#28902] Add CLI to remove files that weren't removed at update.
components Merge branch 'master' into template9
docs + Adding index.html in new docs folder
images # [#25761] wasted space by images / javascript source files. Fixed im…
includes Improve class declarations and further improve code style.
installation Merge branch 'master' into template9
language Merge branch 'master' into template9
libraries Undo a "fix"
logs [#23165] Make index.html's valid
media Some last minute fixes.
modules Merge branch 'master' into template9
plugins Add the bootstrap changes for plugins.
templates Reduce use of JRequest.
tests Merge branch 'master' into template9
tmp [#23165] Make index.html's valid
.gitignore - adding Bootstrap (JUI) to media/system
LICENSE.txt Moved LICENSE.php out of the installation folder and renamed to LICEN…
README.txt [#27818] Update 1.7 strings to 2.5. Thanks Christophe
build.xml ^ [#28600] Add a code style checker. Thanks Rouven
htaccess.txt Deleting remaining "$ Id $"
index.php Take advantage of PHP 5.3's new __DIR__ constant.
robots.txt [#26836] Update robots.txt due to the commit of 26793
web.config.txt [#27604] class suffix missing from mod_banner ITEMS


1- What is this?
    * This is a Joomla! installation/upgrade package to version 2.5.x
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    * Joomla 2.5 version history -
    * Detailed changes in the Changelog:

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