[EP-tech] EPrints 3.4.2 release

Yuri yurj at alfa.it
Wed Jun 3 08:24:36 BST 2020


Hi!

  is there an updated/changes on migration guide from 3.3 to 3.4? Is 
this the latest:

https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwiki.eprints.org%2Fw%2FUpgrading_3.3.12%252B_to_3.4&data=01%7C01%7Ceprints-tech%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7Cb9d4d79d136447679ee408d8078f2e2a%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0&sdata=pzR8sbOLvx81Uf8p9SnSL5UcsUZ7gsIrr4OENXS7JCY%3D&reserved=0

?

Il 02/06/20 23:35, David R Newman via Eprints-tech ha scritto:
> Hi all,
>
> Work has being ongoing for a new release of EPrints 3.4 (namely 3.4.2)
> for a while.  There are several significant features planned for this
> new release:
>
> - Capability for enabling caching of citations to improve, particularly
> browse view, page load times.
>
> - Improved Accessibility for public front-facing pages (publication
> abstract pages, browse views, searches and static content pages such as
> the homepage).  As well as a template Accessibility statement page and
> report.
>
> - HTTP PATCH functionality to support third-party (particularly
> Symplectic Repository Tools 2) to perform incremental metadata changes.
>
> - Support for embedding HTML5 video blocks including subtitles.
>
> - Support for file rather than database stored access records for use in
> statistics generation (still somewhat experimental and not enabled by
> default).
>
> - A new DOI import plugin using the richer UNIXREF data source.
>
> - New MetaFields for case insensitive IDs (useful for email addresses
> and usernames) and keywords, which are backwards compatible (without
> database changes) with existing fields used for such metadata.
>
> Along with these there are a number of security and general improvements
> along with bug fixes.  More details on these can be found at
> https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwiki.eprints.org%2Fw%2FEPrints_3.4.2&data=01%7C01%7Ceprints-tech%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7Cb9d4d79d136447679ee408d8078f2e2a%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0&sdata=cKnLz7DvoOoVpmtfHt8usmFCsPC8m%2BcAy3eLVWAhQ%2Fo%3D&reserved=0
>
> A release candidate for EPrints 3.4.2 can be found at
> https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2Feprints%2Feprints3.4%2Freleases%2Ftag%2F3.4.2-rc1&data=01%7C01%7Ceprints-tech%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7Cb9d4d79d136447679ee408d8078f2e2a%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0&sdata=CxnEKdlzl54L6ITMcyfe5SbJNGq2qyxeJf4KqqaBILk%3D&reserved=0
>
> The intention is to make a prodiction release of EPrints 3.4.2 by the
> end of the month.  There is also a plan to make a further release of
> EPrints by the end of the year.  This will be addressing the outstanding
> items in the Accessibility roadmap for EPrints -
> https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Faccessibility.eprints-hosting.org%2Faccessibility%2Froadmap.html&data=01%7C01%7Ceprints-tech%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7Cb9d4d79d136447679ee408d8078f2e2a%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0&sdata=zQsY6If6Ij92DhVpCP3jGocKPgBCiMyHwco5omQEtnw%3D&reserved=0
>
> If there are any outstanding bugs that any of you are aware of for
> EPrints 3.4 that do not look to be addressed based on the provisional
> release notes at https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwiki.eprints.org%2Fw%2FEPrints_3.4.2&data=01%7C01%7Ceprints-tech%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7Cb9d4d79d136447679ee408d8078f2e2a%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0&sdata=cKnLz7DvoOoVpmtfHt8usmFCsPC8m%2BcAy3eLVWAhQ%2Fo%3D&reserved=0 then please
> feel free to add an issue to GitHub at
> https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2Feprints%2Feprints3.4%2Fissues&data=01%7C01%7Ceprints-tech%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7Cb9d4d79d136447679ee408d8078f2e2a%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0&sdata=%2FpntIRj3QLNFHVUQzJrhDI1x7HTY8rnHF7bC3xVIZ3s%3D&reserved=0 I cannot guarantee it will
> necessarily be addressed for the forthcoming 3.4.2 release but if
> practical should be added to a later release milestone.
>
> Regards
>
> David Newman
>
>



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