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Geeklog 1.7.2

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Geeklog 1.7.2 is a bugfix release only. It does not have any new features. There were no changes in the database, the themes, or the language files, so this should be a painless upgrade for everybody. As announced before, this will also be the last Geeklog version to support PHP 4.

Bugfixes in this version address compatibility issues with PHP 4 in the Static Pages plugin and PostgreSQL support, other Postgres fixes, and fixed handling of the [imageX] tags when changing a story id. A list of all the changed files (since 1.7.1sr1) is included in the tarball in docs/changed-files.

What's coming in Geeklog 1.8.0?

Looking ahead, Geeklog 1.8.0 will bring, among other things,

  • OAuth support, allowing logging in to a Geeklog site with your Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn account.
  • Updated Configuration, including the ability to search for Configuration options (Akeda's 2010 GSoC project).
  • The inclusion of jQuery in the Geeklog default install.

We expect to release Geeklog 1.8.0 some time in April, in time for start of this year's Google Summer of Code (whether or not we will be selected to take part again).