Release Notes - Moodle - Version 1.7.3 - HTML format

Bug

  • [MDL-4061] - User profile update hang with LDAP authentication
  • [MDL-4912] - /docs folder needs to be reviewed and files removed
  • [MDL-5400] - Accessibility modifications not propagated to themes
  • [MDL-5650] - WEBCT IMPORT does NOT work for any question type
  • [MDL-5799] - Previews showing up in some quiz reports
  • [MDL-6017] - missing lang string on restore
  • [MDL-6173] - Two English help files missing for SCORM/AICC module
  • [MDL-6458] - incorrect pointer to config.php
  • [MDL-7574] - Dates Disappear when you "turn editing on"
  • [MDL-7759] - some help files are missing (e.g. in the scorm module whatgrade.html and maxattempt.html)
  • [MDL-8056] - In the "Glossary" activity the option "Allow comments on entries" is not respected, always allowing commentaries.
  • [MDL-8080] - Teacher can't use grade exception tab
  • [MDL-8164] - MS SQL cannot return Boolean data type in query results, any code using this returns no results when using Sql 2005
  • [MDL-8227] - Wiki - locking facility applies to all groups not just the one being edited
  • [MDL-8494] - New wiki locking in 1.7 / 1.8 is too strict ... stops students editing their own page in the individual or group modes because they have the same name
  • [MDL-8802] - PDF byteserving no more working
  • [MDL-8971] - Typo in description of AJAX experimental feature
  • [MDL-9079] - No results shown on second page of quiz when no. of items to show changed.
  • [MDL-9139] - All roles shown in course summary when not selected in course managers
  • [MDL-9147] - Fix tidy filter behaviour
  • [MDL-9159] - Port complete formslib from 1.8 back to 1.7
  • [MDL-9160] - get_my_courses caching issues
  • [MDL-9165] - Missing blog access for admins
  • [MDL-9186] - adding "moodle/calendar:manageentries" does not allow a teacher to edit calendar events created by other users
  • [MDL-9192] - Chameleon theme lacks "dimmed" class; therefore, hidden resources appear not dimmed.
  • [MDL-9193] - Text Resource display issue
  • [MDL-9195] - mform->hardFreeze() doesn't remove id attribute of label
  • [MDL-9197] - Multilang filter is not applied to default role in course settings
  • [MDL-9204] - uploaded assignment files not visible to teacher on grading page
  • [MDL-9222] - trivial html typo in gradebook
  • [MDL-9227] - Inconsistent HTTPS for profile edit page
  • [MDL-9268] - Cannot view group blogs
  • [MDL-9316] - Problems upgrading quizzes in sites with orphan question categories
  • [MDL-9321] - ORA error when admin wants to view the uploaded files from students (Assignments - Advanced uploading of files)
  • [MDL-9326] - 404 Page not found
  • [MDL-9350] - apache_child_terminate disabled but still being called
  • [MDL-9395] - PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function question_category_options()
  • [MDL-9411] - MDL-9012 has partially wrong fix
  • [MDL-9432] - When restoring quiz questions, links are not recoded
  • [MDL-9450] - Add support in backup/restore to view by resource->id internlinks...
  • [MDL-9483] - Problem with question restore relinking when quiz not selected
  • [MDL-9486] - Typing mistake "imsmanifest.xml" filename.
  • [MDL-9576] - When restoring database , links are not recoded
  • [MDL-9592] - ORA error: infinite loop when restoring courses!
  • [MDL-9678] - (Another) ORA error when admin wants to view the uploaded files from students (Assignments - Advanced uploading of files)
  • [MDL-9720] - Missing varible
  • [MDL-9748] - Missing help file
  • [MDL-9751] - ORA-01704: content of a wiki page is too long, when trying to save
  • [MDL-9836] - Authorize.net / SSL Config Bug prevents display of options from enrol/authorize/enrol.php
  • [MDL-9859] - Mark unread link does not appear to work
  • [MDL-9947] - Activity link fails to backup/restore
  • [MDL-9956] - Admin user is not by default admin group
  • [MDL-10125] - Post date information is lost during backup and restore of forums
  • [MDL-10148] - hard coded lang strings in user/message.html
  • [MDL-10175] - Issue Exporting Calendar
  • [MDL-10177] - Mediaplugin filter returns blank $text when bad UTF-8 is found
  • [MDL-10213] - Feedback for Shortanswer breaks LayOut
  • [MDL-10254] - Typo3 library loading failure
  • [MDL-10276] - Text cleaning trouble
  • [MDL-10341] - user search XSS
  • [MDL-10356] - typo in player.php
  • [MDL-10402] - Main glossaries can be updated by "students"
  • [MDL-10452] - Quiz UI confusing when you are an admin. The start attempt button only starts a preview.
  • [MDL-10461] - Restoring a course with users will not preserve the time their roles were assigned
  • [MDL-10759] - Bogus get_context_instance call in quiz_print_recent_mod_activity
  • [MDL-10834] - Restore of quiz module may create calendar events without a date/time
  • [MDL-10846] - Sorting submitted assignments by status makes all assignments disappear
  • [MDL-10916] - Quiz Import: unable to import Cloze question because of "generalfeedback" column
  • [MDL-10921] - LDAP Auth to Active Directory requires LDAP_OPT_REFERRALS option set
  • [MDL-10970] - Something in get_string() prevents other languages to work...
  • [MDL-11053] - Course object not escaped before insert
  • [MDL-11081] - Course restore doesn't restore students' quiz results correctly and the restore function also breaks OTHER course areas quizzes!
  • [MDL-11211] - Deletion of a course with published questions destroys quizzes in other courses that have used those questions.
  • [MDL-11237] - preg_xxxx() critical bug under PHP 5.2.4, tests required...
  • [MDL-11268] - assignment_submissions->data1 and data2 are NOT NULL
  • [MDL-11391] - Grades are not displayed because gradebookroles cannot be set
  • [MDL-11597] - cron execution dies two minutes after forum cron execution
  • [MDL-11632] - Multiple files with emtpy lines before <?php and after ?> in CVS.
  • [MDL-12323] - LDAP tries to update external when set not to.

New Feature

  • [MDL-5853] - include name of category in Question Export

Task

  • [MDL-10390] - Add the PHP 5.1 req to as many environment.xml releases as possible

Improvement

  • [MDL-8451] - admin/settings/location.php unnecessarily calls get_list_of_timezones() twice
  • [MDL-9750] - Add a CSS class to every page with the current language
  • [MDL-9878] - Warning in report.php
  • [MDL-10149] - If you delete the "admin" role and you have just one user with the admin right, the site become inaccessible.
  • [MDL-11033] - Moodle 1.9 will require PostgreSQL version 8.0 and above

Sub-task

  • [MDL-11439] - Current week is NOT indicated non-visually, only in styling
  • [MDL-11676] - Skip block links are broken in Internet Explorer

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