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<H2>Release notes</H2>
-<H3> New in Moodle 1.0.8: </H3>
+<H3> New in Moodle 1.0.8 dev (due 1st January, 2003): </H3>
<UL><DL>
<DT> Databases</DT>
-<DD> Moodle now has complete native support support for <B>PostgreSQL</B> databases.
- A number of changes have been made to the code structure that will make it
- fairly easy now to add full support for other database types.</DD>
+<DD> Moodle now has complete native support support for <B>PostgreSQL 7</B> databases (thanks
+ to Mary Hunter for the SQL files and other ideas!).
+ A number of changes have also been made to the code structure that will
+ make it fairly easy now to add full support for other database types.</DD>
<DT> Languages </DT>
<DD> Four big new languages have been added! Chinese (from Zhang Dexuan),
Arabic (from Ahmed Nabil), Turkish (from M. Cüneyt Birkök) and Swedish (from Set Lonnert). Many thanks
- to these guys! All other languages have also had updates and fixes since 1.0.7.</DD>
+ to these guys! All other languages have also had updates and fixes since 1.0.7.
+ The language editor has been improved slightly, making it easier to see
+ new strings and empty strings that need translating.</DD>
<DT> Themes </DT>
<DD> Theme support of CSS has been extended to give theme makers more control
over more of the Moodle web site.</DD>
+<DT> Resources</DT>
+<DD> A new type of resource has been added, called "Program", which allows
+ Moodle to cooperate with external web applications by passing information
+ about the current user and session to them.</DD>
+
<DT> Layout</DT>
-<DD> A number of improvements have been in the layout (such as the forum posting
+<DD> A number of small improvements have been in the layout (such as the forum posting
screen) to make it clearer, neater and smaller. Almost all text entry screens
now have specific help items alongside them (depending on the pedagogical
focus). The forums now have a quick search form available on every page.</DD>
-<DT> More ... </DT>
-<DD> ...</DD>
+<DT> Other things</DT>
+<DD> <UL>
+ <LI> The admin can now assign other people to also be admins.
+ <LI> Unpacked template module is ignored by Moodle.
+ <LI> View source button in Richtext editor was missing with some languages
+ <LI> Some small performance improvements here and there
+ </UL>
+</DD>
</DL></UL>

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