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Old 08-24-2005, 02:52 PM
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Default Beta 1.01 released

This fixes a few minor issues with the original beta and introduces a couple new features.

The newest feature that most of you will be most interested in is that I have dramatically improved GAL 's ability to detect in safe mode. Previous versions would only link in safemode if there was a preceeding space before the word. If you were to perform a search on a word... the results would never get matched because there was a highlight on the word and hence... no space (even if it looked like there was one).

The new detection method will catch highlights and some formatting codes (like bold). However if the keyword has spaces in it - it will not find a match in a search. Thats because vB wraps each word of the search in a highlight tag. Regardless, the results are far better.

Please note that there are a couple of minor known issues with this release that mostly center on a couple of vB3.5 RC2 bugs.

The cron job doesnt work. The cron job unpacks impressions to reduce queries on words you are tracking. There is a known issue with vb3.5RC2 where cron jobs are failing. Until that gets fixed, your packed up impressions will build up (which isnt a problem).
The stat viewing class is not included with this release. I am in the process of redoing it and it isnt really needed for functionality. Couple that with the fact it needs the above mentioned cron job to work and you will see why it would be pointless to include it anyway. Remember: Your stats will still be recording.
Another known issue with vb3.5RC2 is that some phrases get imported with additional formatting codes and whitespace. This is what is causing the enormous add new button in the admincp. No big deal there though.

Aside from that - we should be cooking on gas

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Old 08-25-2005, 05:54 PM
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Good work, have given it a run around today but nothing intensive, I will do as soon as I get back though. Very excited to have this running on my site - and I had wondered what was going on with the huge button.
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