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XOOPS Malay-Language Released!

Published by smdcom on 02-Sep-2004 01:37 (4404 )
XOOPS Malay-Language Pack For XOOPS 2.x has been released by XOOPS Malaysia Official Site.

You can download the file at:
XOOPS Malaysia Download Section

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XOOPS 2.0.7 release pulled back

Published by Herko on 15-Jun-2004 02:26 (4262 )
Some of you may have noticed that earlier today we released the new bugfix of the XOOPS 2.0 system: 2.0.7. We had to pull back that release due to the discovery of a very difficult but dangerous security bug in the system. The 2.0.7 release tries to fix this, but the fix itself breaks some XOOPS installs.
This security vulnerability is dangerous when the XOOPS install is on a shared hosting environment with php safe_mode off, and allows reading of mainfile.php content in shared hosting environments. This vulnerability is still present in XOOPS 2.0, but Skalpa has been up all night to fix this. The XOOPS Core Development Team will release a fixed version of 2.0.7 soon, including an updater for mainfile.php.

Also, I'd like to point out that this issue isn't unique to XOOPS, but to most PHP CMS's.

Another Update

Published by onokazu on 26-Dec-2002 09:50 (8556 )
In the past few weeks, we have made considerable changes in the core, the changes mainly being migration of function based codes to fully object oriented codes, utilizing design patterns. As has been said, we are not pouring much energy into development of modules at this time, since most of them will be replaced with the new sections module in the future version. A documentation page is also currently under construction, which includes user(admin) manual, and themes and modules docs for developers. We will also be creating a fully detailed class structure documenation, utilizing phpDoc and UML diagrams.

Within a few days, we will start beta testing with a number of selected members and then re-open the CVS server at sourceforge.net. Thanks for the patience and all will be revealed very soon.

Also, please don't forget to read our Roadmap for more details on XOOPS 2.

Another RC4 Update

Published by onokazu on 22-Nov-2002 18:31 (9655 )
The followings are some of the big changes, and I am sure there are lots of
other small and big changes that are not even listed here. Please read on for more.

RC4 is coming!

Published by onokazu on 11-Nov-2002 13:56 (5988 )
We are sorry for that the release has been delayed for such a long time, but yes, the official release of RC4 is coming very near and here we would like to introduce another new feature that has been recently added:

Enhanced theme/template system (Template Manager)

Virtually all HTML tags within PHP files have been converted to use
Smarty template files. We have already finished converting the News, Links, Downloads,
FAQ, Headlines, Partners, and Forums modules, and all blocks within each of
the modules.

Theme packages are installed/uninstalled through the web interface, just
like we have now for the modules. Only the Smarty enabled themes will use
this interface, and non Smarty version themes will work the same as before
without installing or uninstalling. The installation will store all
template files that a theme has (including module/block template files if any)
into the database, and administrator can edit the template/css files from within
the template administration section (template manager). Of course, the files under themes/ directory can still be
edited directly and import the changes to the database.

Currently, the installation will only import html and css template files.
However in the future, we plan to do the same for image files for each
theme, so that any image files within modules can be replaced with theme
specific image files and that the files can be managed through the image
manager we have introduced and announced earlier.

Module developers and theme designers are advised to create their
modules/themes utilizing the Smarty template system, to take full advantage
of all the powerful features we have added like the theme manager described
above. However, themes/modules using the old method would still work fine
(may need little modification in theme.php though), so you may of course
continue on developing in the same way if you wish to.