[horde] [announce] Horde 3.1-RC1

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Wed Jan 4 13:23:54 PST 2006

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the first release candidate of the Hor=
Application Framework version 3.1.

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

This is a preview version that should not be used on production systems.  Th=
version is considered feature complete but a few bugs may still exist in the

Testing is requested and comments are encouraged.
Updated translations would also be great.

Major changes compared to the Horde 3.0 versions are:
    * User changes:
      - Support for expiring and resetting of passwords.
      - Detection of "phishing" attempts in HTML MIME viewer.
      - Improved synchronization support.
      - "My Account Information" portal block.
      - Link to options of all applications from the sidebar menu.
      - Audio notifications.
      - Improved accessibility.
      - Improved support for right-to-left languages.
      - New themes: Idea and High Contrast.
      - New language: Icelandic.
      - Improved import of CSV data.
      - Dynamic table resorting.
    * Administrator changes:
      - Compatible with PHP 5.1.
      - Support for alternate login screens and redirection on logout.
      - Separate DB table for much improved performance of History library.
      - Improved caching.
      - Support for counting and listing of active sessions.
      - More flexible permissions for application features.
      - Support for fixed portal blocks.
      - Support for sending problem reports to ticket systems.
    * Developer changes:
      - Library additions: imtest driver for IMSP, REST driver for RPC, Samb=
        driver for VFS, LDAP driver for Group, and Generic SMTP driver for S=
      - Several new field types for Form library.

The full list of changes (from version 3.0.9) can be viewed here:


The Horde 3.1-RC1 distribution is available from the following locations:


Patches against version 3.0.9 are available at:


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


MD5 sums for the packages are as follows:

    335099b51642b7a12862eb1ee5f62b3a  horde-3.1-rc1.tar.gz
    71e60af9af90c497464a0438ebacb50a  patch-horde-3.0.9-3.1-rc1.gz

Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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