HRWiki:Upgrade to MediaWiki 1.6

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(Revert. I doubt that you should be removing items from this page.)
(Why?! How can the talk page not be open for a tiny joke when this can?! This is the official one. I may not be an extra-super-respected user, nor am I an amdin, but that doesn't mean I'm always wrong.)
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*MySQL 3.23.x support dropped; 4.0 or later required
*MySQL 3.23.x support dropped; 4.0 or later required
*Experimental support for Unicode mode of MySQL 4.1/5.0 (moderately tested)
*Experimental support for Unicode mode of MySQL 4.1/5.0 (moderately tested)
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*Experimental Oracle support (not well tested!)
 
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Revision as of 18:12, 21 June 2006

What's new in 1.6

User interface:

  • The account creation form has been separated from the user login form.
  • Page protection/unprotection uses a new, expanded form
  • The user preferences have been redesigned.

Templates:

  • Categories and "what links here" now update as expected when adding or removing links in a template.
  • Template parameters can now have default values, as {{{name|default value}}}

Uploads:

  • Optional support for rasterizing SVG images to PNG for inline display

Feeds:

  • Feed generation upgraded to Atom 1.0
  • Diffs in RSS and Atom feeds are now colored for improved readability.

Database:

  • MySQL 3.23.x support dropped; 4.0 or later required
  • Experimental support for Unicode mode of MySQL 4.1/5.0 (moderately tested)

Anti-spam extension support:

New special pages:

Numerous bug fixes and other behind-the-scenes changes have been made.

Personal tools