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===Highlights===
 
===Highlights===
 
   
 
   
* MDL-9376 - [[Forum_module#Question_and_Answer_forum|Q and A forum]] editing time allows students to see other posts and modify their own
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* MDL-9376 - [[:en:Forum_module#Question_and_Answer_forum|Q and A forum]] editing time allows students to see other posts and modify their own
* MDL-4633 - The description field is now a required [[User_profile_fields|user profile field]]
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* MDL-4633 - The description field is now a required [[:en:User_profile_fields|user profile field]]
* MDL-26697 - Multiple [[Multimedia plugins|multimedia plugin filter]] fixes and improvements
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* MDL-26697 - Multiple [[:en:Multimedia plugins|multimedia plugin filter]] fixes and improvements
 
* MDL-24724 - There is now a link to send [[Messaging_2.0|messages]] on basic profile pages
 
* MDL-24724 - There is now a link to send [[Messaging_2.0|messages]] on basic profile pages
  
 
===User interface changes===
 
===User interface changes===
 
   
 
   
* MDL-26388 - Duplicate files uploaded through the [[File_picker|file picker]] are now handled
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* MDL-26388 - Duplicate files uploaded through the [[:en:File_picker|file picker]] are now handled
* MDL-26535 - New capability [[Capabilities/mod/workshop:viewauthorpublished|mod/workshop:viewauthorpublished]] for controlling visibility of workshop published submission authors
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* MDL-26535 - New capability [[:en:Capabilities/mod/workshop:viewauthorpublished|mod/workshop:viewauthorpublished]] for controlling visibility of workshop published submission authors
* MDL-25834 - Fixes to [[Themes|themes]] for IE
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* MDL-25834 - Fixes to [[:en:Themes|themes]] for IE
 
   
 
   
 
===Security issues===
 
===Security issues===
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===Changes to APIs===
 
===Changes to APIs===
 
* Multiple fixes to [[Ratings 2.0|ratings]]
 
* Multiple fixes to [[Ratings 2.0|ratings]]
:Modules etc wanting to make use of ratings are now required to implement two callback functions, modname_rating_permissions() and modname_rating_validate(). Full details of the callbacks are available in the [[Development:Ratings 2.0#Module callbacks|rating 2.0 documentation]]
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:Modules etc wanting to make use of ratings are now required to implement two callback functions, modname_rating_permissions() and modname_rating_validate(). Full details of the callbacks are available in the [[Ratings 2.0#Module callbacks|rating 2.0 documentation]]
  
* [[Development:Comments 2.0|Comments API]] improvements
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* [[Comments 2.0|Comments API]] improvements
:Plugins intending to use comments are required to implement two callback functions: pluginname_comment_validate(), and pluginname_comment_permissions. Please read full details in [[Development:Comments 2.0#Moodle modules callback|Comments documentation]].
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:Plugins intending to use comments are required to implement two callback functions: pluginname_comment_validate(), and pluginname_comment_permissions. Please read full details in [[Comments 2.0#Moodle modules callback|Comments documentation]].
  
 
===Fixes and improvements===
 
===Fixes and improvements===

Latest revision as of 08:55, 15 September 2011

Release date: 5th May 2011

Highlights

User interface changes

Security issues

For details of resolved security issues, see http://moodle.org/security/.

  • MDL-26803 - "Force password change" not happening
  • MDL-25122 - Quiz review page does not check and enforce separate groups mode
  • MDL-26621 - System user profile leaks email when maildisplay == 2
  • MDL-26838 - Ability to fill a database with invalid records through ratings
  • MDL-26854 - Ability to generate invalid records in the comments table in the database

Changes to APIs

Modules etc wanting to make use of ratings are now required to implement two callback functions, modname_rating_permissions() and modname_rating_validate(). Full details of the callbacks are available in the rating 2.0 documentation
Plugins intending to use comments are required to implement two callback functions: pluginname_comment_validate(), and pluginname_comment_permissions. Please read full details in Comments documentation.

Fixes and improvements

  • MDL-26643 - Fixed blog visibility issue after update
  • MDL-26768 - Grades from Lessons are now correctly set to null on non-attempt
  • MDL-26798 - Fixes to Dropbox repository integration
  • MDL-27116 - Fixed theme directory linking
  • MDL-27246 - Able to checkout strings in the language customisation tool
  • MDL-27251 - Added optional timeout estimation to file downloads based on file size as it can blocks upgrade
  • MDL-27394 - Backup and restore might sometimes have scrambled the order of choices in question types.

A total of over 200 changes were made. See the full list of fixed issues in 2.0.3.

See also