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Release 5.4

On this page you can see which features have already been scheduled and implemented for ILIAS version 5.4.
  • List A shows all features that are implemented, approved by the customer and published in trunk.
  • List B contains all implemented features that are already approved by the customer.
  • List C contains all features that are already implemented and now waiting for approval by the customer.
  • List D shows all features that are currently in development and will be implemented soon.
  • In list E you find features that are already settled by contract. Implementation has not started yet.
  • List F includes features that are already funded but are not yet settled by contract. They make their way into 5.4 only if development resources are available.
  • List G contains features which still need additional funding to be realised as desired. Every contribution is highly appreciated!
  • List H is a wish list with features that are scheduled for version 5.4 by the Jour Fixe but require funding to be realised. Without financial support they won't be implemented for the next release.
  • At the bottom you find a list of features with changed behaviour and a list of features that are planned to be abandoned with ILIAS 5.4.
  • Additionally, there is a page Suggested for 5.4 that lists suggested features for 5.3 that have not been discussed yet. This page will be removed after publishing 5.4.0 beta1.
Please contact the ILIAS team if you can offer funding to implement or co-fund a specific feature!
Timeline for 5.4 [1] :
  • Feature freeze at April 30, 2018
  • All features implemented and test cases completed until October 29, 2018
  • Release 5.4.0 beta1 and release5_4 branch planned for October 31, 2018
  • Beginn of testing phase scheduled for November 02, 2018
  • End of testing phase planned for January 31, 2019
  • First stable 5.4.0 release planned for March 13, 2019
  • Planned maintenance for version 5.4: until Summer 2021
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List of Features
A : The following features are implemented and become part of trunk in release 5.4:
B : The following features are implemented and approved by the customer. They will be committed to trunk soon.
C : The following features are implemented and waiting for approval by the customer:
D : The following features are currently in development:
E : The following features are already settled for release 5.4. Funding is available and an appropriate contract with a service provider has been concluded to implement the feature.
F : The following features are scheduled for release 5.4 and have a declared interest in funding by one or more customers. But they only will make it into the trunk if appropriate development resources are ensured, e.g. by contract with a service provider.
  1. »Set Portfolio Online« Message in Share-tab
  2. Carry-over text into Comments
  3. Centralising News Settings
  4. Copyright filter for media objects
  5. Correct version handling in file object
  6. Custom Icon for Category Link, Course Link and Group Link
  7. Custom Metadata for Individual Assessment
  8. Custom Metadata in Media Pool
  9. Date Filter for E-Mails
  10. Default sort order by date for newly created forums
  11. Exercise: Comparing Submissions
  12. Extend Lock Answers for Key-Feature
  13. Extension of Learning History: Encouraging statement and Starting Point
  14. Functionality upgrades of my workspace
  15. Hide News Older than X Days
  16. Hide Title, Icons and Top Actions
  17. Improve Usability of List of Portfolios
  18. Improved assignment of materials
  19. Improved Question Preview in Pool
  20. Improving Mail Management in List View
  21. Introducing Task Service and Queuing Derived Tasks
  22. Mail: New Columns and Filters for Mail Folder Table
  23. News Items from Plugins (i.e. Repository Objects, ...)
  24. Notification about New Comments
  25. OpenID Connect support
  26. Portfolio: Declaration of Authorship
  27. Presentation of Items WITHOUT Read-Permission
  28. Prompting to Personal Profile in First Access
  29. Replace WebDAV library
  30. Scoring by Questions: Adding Feedback, Scoring State and Modal Enhancements
  31. Set Containers to Deck of Card Listing
  32. Shortened Breadcrumb
  33. Show test results only after test is passed
  34. Sum up different perspectives to learning in a central area
  35. Support commenting of questions in question pool
  36. Usability: Portfolio Content Tab
  37. User Settings: Configure away General Settings
  38. User: Criteria-based »User Agreement« documents
  39. User: Introducing »Data Privacy Statement« documents
  40. Versioning of Submissions and Gradings
  41. Word Counter for Essay Questions
  42. Workflow for Personal Profile
G : The following features are only partly funded and need additional financial support to be implemented as described:
H : The following features are scheduled for 5.4 but still require funding! Without funding these features cannot be implemented for 5.4 and have to be postponed to a later version. Any funding for one of these features is highly appreciated!
This section lists changes of existing objects and components due to bug fixes made for 5.4:
Abandoned Features
The following features are abandoned with 5.4 and have been removed from the ILIAS source code:

[1] According to decision made by Jour Fixe at its meeting at March 12, 2018, see minutes.

Last edited: 03. Jul 2018, 17:43, Kunkel, Matthias [mkunkel]

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