[announce] Horde Groupware Webmail Edition 5.2.17 (final)

Michael J Rubinsky mrubinsk at horde.org
Sat Dec 17 18:52:30 UTC 2016

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the final release of the Horde Groupware
Webmail Edition version 5.2.17.

Horde Groupware Webmail Edition is a free, enterprise ready, browser based
communication suite. Users can read, send and organize email messages  
with four
different webmail interfaces and manage and share calendars, contacts, tasks,
notes, files, and bookmarks with the standards compliant components from the
Horde Project.

For upgrading instructions, please see

For detailed installation and configuration instructions, please see

The major changes compared to the Horde Groupware Webmail Edition version
5.2.16 are:

General changes:
     * Update German translation.
     * Other minor bugfixes and improvements.

Horde changes:
     * Disallow setting of creator permissions too if sharing with world is

Mail Changes:
     * Fix issue when forwarding an email to multiple recipients in Mobile view
       (Bug #14060).
     * Fix iTip MIME viewer actions if attachment type hasn't been specified.
     * Add option to reload folder tree when fetching via the API.
     * Update preview cache after permanently unblocking images from a sender
       (Bug #14446).

Filter Changes:
     * Convert vacation rules in preference backend from Ingo < 2.0.
     * Fix some edge cases with Sieve vacation rules with date limits
       (Bug #14486).

Address Book Changes:
     * Fix regression in sorting contacts by a name field (Bug #14471).
     * Fix regression in saving tags (Bug #14463).

Calendar Changes:
     * Fix allowing ics import on when user has edit permissions on a shared
       calendar (Bug #14501).
     * Disallow setting of creator permissions too if sharing with world is
     * Split shared users by linebreaks too.

Tasks Changes:
   * Fix sorting by due date with PHP < 5.5 (Bug #14507).
   * Fix fatal error caused by regression in sorting recurring tasks with due
     dates (Bug #14504).

Files Changes:
     * Use access rules compatible with both Apache 2.2 and 2.4.
     * Fix fatal error when cutting and pasting files on the same backend.

The full list of changes can be viewed here:


Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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