Jaben
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YAF v1.9.1.8 FINAL ( Dated 3/27/2008 )

Yet Another Release! Finally!

Change Log from v1.9.1.7:

  • Updated database version -- fixes a few DB errors.
  • Fixed issue with suspension errors
  • Fixed issue with Url Referrer.
  • Fixed issue related to Date Time errors on the front page with moderated posts.
  • Fixed issue related to moderated posts and URLRewriter.
  • Fixed issue editing permissions on forums with some access masks.
  • Fixed security issue with members page.
  • Search handles Unicode better.
  • Fixed issue with locked forum handling.
  • Fixed issue with users being able to delete other's PMs.
  • Fixed javascript issues with IE7 and smilies inserting.
  • Fixed issue with the pager.
  • Lots of other misc bug fixes.

    Change Log from v1.9.1.6:

  • Adapted proper SQL connection handling from v1.9.3. The speed increases are noticable.
  • Minor SQL changes for speed. Not enough to warrant a DB upgrade.
  • Added caching to the forum.ascx page. Short timeouts -- but should save a few requests.
  • Fixed issue with the BBCode editor and smileys being inserted at the end.

    Change Log from v1.9.1.5:

  • Fixed random failure with URL Rewriting null references.
  • Fixed HTML injection security problem.
  • Just to make this release more interesting: Added feature from v1.9.3: Watch topic and attach files from "New Topic" post.

    Change Log from v1.9.1.2:

  • Fixed issue with case-sensitive DB.
  • Fixed issue when deleting a board.
  • Fixed bug associated with CanQuotePostCheck in PostMessage (null reference)
  • Modified installation text to say modify "yafnet.config" instead of "web.config" for connection string.
  • URLRewriter now longer points to /yaf_forum.aspx. It will point to "/" instead. Better for SEO.
  • Modified the Active Discussion code so that it's compatible with .NET v3.5. (Switched to using PlaceHolders.)
  • Modified the look & feel of Active Discussions.
  • Fixed issue with FlatEarth theme javascript errors.
  • Updated french.xml language.
  • Updated turkish.xml lanuage.
  • Url Rewriting is DISABLED by default on this release. Given some of the hassle and the fact that quite a few people don't care about SEO. For advanced users, just enable it (instructions in install.txt).

    Change Log from v1.9.1.1:

  • Fixed issue with login redirect not working correctly.
  • Fixed bug with "lastposts"
  • Fixed issue with URLBuilderRewrite on moderated pages.
  • Added indexes to the DB for speed.
  • Added "YafHead" feature so that style sheets can be written directly to the page head.
  • Fixed a DB issue when deleting a user that was still in the yaf_Active table.

    Change Log from v1.9.1.0:

  • Fixed security exploits involving usernames throughout the forum.
  • Added Unicode support for e-mails in other languages.
  • Removed the default <machineKey> from the default.config files.
  • Updated UrlRewriter.config to fix and issue with info section.

    If you are upgrading from v1.9.x.x -- the database has changed! You will need to upgrade your database using the following after installing by visiting this YAF URL: /install/default.aspx

    ALWAYS SUGGESTED THAT YOU BACKUP YOUR DATABASE BEFORE ATTEMPTING AN UPGRADE

    After installation and setup it's suggested that you remove or rename your /install/ directory for security reasons. (This issue is fixed in future versions.)

    REQUIRED FOR UPGRADE FROM v1.9.0: Merge changes from the new default.config with your web.config and be sure to copy URLRewriter.config and yafnet.config to your root directory.

    This release does not implement .NET v2.0 membership & roles. v1.9.3 BETA is just around the corner! So you might want to wait to upgrade if you really want membership & roles.

    BIN: Includes the compiled forum and forum page files without the source.
    SRC: Includes the compiled forum and forum page files with full source.
    DNN: Includes the compiled forum and forum page files with DNN v4.x support module and definition.

    YAF-v1.9.1.8-FINAL-SRC.zip  (1626kb)
    YAF-v1.9.1.8-FINAL-BIN.zip  (1196kb)
    YAF-v1.9.1-DNNv4.5-MODULE.zip  (1124kb)
    File Attachment(s):
    YAF-v1.9.1-DNNv4.5-SRC.zip (10kb) downloaded 618 time(s).

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    Jaben
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    With this version you still need Visual Studio 2005 with Web Application Project to compile the application.

    That will change in future versions of YAF.
    herman_herman
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    Good job.Thanks
    rjdafoe
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    Is the DNN module upgraded to 1.9.5 as well or is it still 1.9.1?
    leonardleonard
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    i try to build it.thanks.
    Jaben
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    rjdafoe wrote:

    Is the DNN module upgraded to 1.9.5 as well or is it still 1.9.1?



    It's upgraded.
    rjdafoe
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    Great, thanks.
    Jaben
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    New build... Fixed a security flaw and added a new feature (just to make it a little more interesting).
    guest
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    Could you give any date for v1.9.3 beta release Jaben ?
    Jaben
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    TurkishExPortal wrote:

    Could you give any date for v1.9.3 beta release Jaben ?


    Very soon here. I'm working on the upgrade procedure. Once I can get *this* forum on v1.9.3 -- I'll release beta.
    Jaben
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    If you're wondering about v1.9.1.7 running here -- it's a "speed update" version of YAF. Basically it adds proper DB connection handling (which I wrote in v1.9.3) to YAF v1.9.1 and adds front page caching (only 4 queries on forum.ascx).

    The reason? One of my clients is having issues with YAF performance. You might notice this forum is faster.

    If anyone is interested... I can release. But I'm really trying to focus my energy on getting v1.9.3 done so that I can release that.
    herman_herman
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    Hi
    The performance improvement is very sensible here. Would you release it? It is good for high load forums.

    Touradg
    Jaben
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    herman_herman wrote:

    Hi
    The performance improvement is very sensible here. Would you release it? It is good for high load forums.

    Touradg


    Glad you noticed the improvement. :cheesy:
    herman_herman
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    Got it.Thanks for updates.
    Jaben
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