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<H2>Release notes</H2>
-<H3> New in Moodle 1.0.8 (due 1st January, 2003): </H3>
+<H3> New in Moodle 1.0.8 (due for release soon) </H3>
<UL><DL>
<DT> Databases</DT>
<DD> Moodle now has complete native support support for <B>PostgreSQL 7</B> databases (thanks
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<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>
+ about the current user and session to them.
+ Uploaded HTML files can now be edited using the WYSIWYG HTML editor. </DD>
+
+<DT> Choices</DT>
+<DD> Results can now be "published" (either with names or anonymously) so that
+ everyone can see the statistics. Choice text can be edited using HTML editor.</DD>
<DT> Layout</DT>
<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> Grades</DT>
+<DD> Students can now see all their grades for a course on one page, accessible
+ from the course home page.</DD>
+
+<DT> Authorisation </DT>
+<DD> The database module now supports databases that contain md5-encrypted passwords,
+ which means it should now be compatible with systems like PostNuke. When using
+ external authorisation students are now forced to fully fill-out their information
+ before they can enter any course.</DD>
+
+<DT> Administration </DT>
+<DD> The admin can now assign other people to also be admins.</DD>
+
+<DT> Debugging mode </DT>
+<DD> Admins/developers can use a "debugging mode" which prints more information
+ and warning messages about unset variables and so on - making it easier to
+ find bugs. To make this work a LOT of cleaning up has been done on existing
+ Moodle code to make it more robust.</DD>
+
<DT> Other things</DT>
-<DD> <UL>
- <LI> The admin can now assign other people to also be admins.
+<DD>
<LI> Unpacked template module is ignored by Moodle.
+ <LI> A default country can be set by the admin
<LI> View source button in Richtext editor was missing with some languages
+ <LI> A bug affecting grades page on some installations was fixed.
+ <LI> Some minor problems with the display of logs has been fixed.
+ <LI> Improved GD detection that works with PHP 4.3.0
+ <LI> A bug causing the wrong display of the date has been fixed.
+ <LI> Usernames can now contain "." and "-" characters.
+ <LI> Cookies now use table prefixes for unique naming, so that many
+ different moodle sites can be run on the same web site and database.
<LI> Some small performance improvements here and there
- </UL>
+ <LI> Many little code clean-ups.
</DD>
-<DT> More to come ....</DT>
-
</DL></UL>

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