[horde] Horde 3.0.5-RC1

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Mon Jul 11 11:33:08 PDT 2005

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the first release candidate of the Horde
Application Framework version 3.0.5.

The Horde Application Framework is a modular, general-purpose web application
framework written in PHP.  It provides an extensive array of classes that are
targeted at the common problems and tasks involved in developing modern web

Barring any problems, this code will be released as Horde 3.0.5.
Testing is requested and comments are encouraged.
Updated translations would also be great.

Major changes compared to the Horde version 3.0.4 are:
    * Added LDAP and memcached session handlers.
    * Added session locking to session handlers to avoid data corruption.
    * Support SQLite and Oracle in all SQL configurations.
    * Added scripts and instructions for MSDE databases.
    * Use bind variables in all SQL drivers.
    * Detect and support Opera 8.
    * Improved performance of several libraries.
    * Allowed charset aware IMAP searches.
    * Fixed bugs in the Version Control library.
    * Show application version numbers in configuration screen.
    * Added Bosnian translation.
    * Updated Finnish, German, Italian, Persian, Russian, Slovenian, Swedish,
      and Traditional Chinese translations.
    * Lots of improvements and bug fixes.

The full list of changes (from version 3.0.4) can be viewed here:


The Horde 3.0.5-RC1 distribution is available from the following locations:


Patches against version 3.0.4 are available at:


Or, for quicker access, download from your nearest mirror:


MD5 sums for the packages are as follows:

    508ac78d38fa95b873153680729d6ca7  horde-3.0.5-rc1.tar.gz
    7921212542ca67742ff28ba97d7a7e8f  patch-horde-3.0.4-3.0.5-rc1.gz

Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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