Brion Vibber | 8 Jan 02:03 2005

MediaWiki 1.4beta4 released

MediaWiki 1.4beta4 is an experimental release, to help flush out 
remaining major problems in the code prior to a final public 1.4.0 
release. It is not recommended to use this beta on a public site unless 
you're familiar with MediaWiki innards and are willing and able to help 
diagnose and fix problems that come up.

Users of the earlier beta releases should upgrade to keep up with bug 
fixes. Anyone running a version _earlier_ than beta 3 should upgrade 
immediately if uploads are enabled due to potential security 
vulnerabilities on some Apache configurations.

=== Beta 4 fixes ===

* (bug 1090) Fix sitesupport links in CB/classic skins
* Gracefully ignore non-legal titles in a <gallery>
* Fix message page caching behavior when $wgCapitalLinks is turned off
   after installation and the wiki is subsequently upgraded
* Database error messages include the database server name/address
* Paging support for large categories
* Fix image page scaling when thumbnail generation is disabled
* Select the content language in prefs when bogus interface language is 
* Fix interwiki links in edit comments
* Fix crash on banned user visit
* Avoid PHP warning messages when thumbnail not generated
* (bug 1157) List unblocks correctly in Special:Log
* Fix fatal errors in LanguageLi.php
* Undo overly bright, difficult to read colors in Cologne Blue
* (bug 1162) fix five-tilde date inserter
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