Tuesday, November 02, 2004

Scout Portal Toolkit

Version 1.3.1 of SPT has been released, and is now available for download on the Scout web site

Highlights of the release include:

  • new accessibility "mini-wizard"
  • support for OAI-SQ (new OAI-PMH extension for searching)
  • ability to page through user list and to remove forum posting privileges for a user from within forums
  • ability to delete Tree (classification) field values that have resources assigned to them and to delete entire sub-trees
  • support for searching controlled name variants
  • support for an expanded number of date entry formats
This is a stable production release, not a beta version. Capabilities that have been added since the last stable release include:
  • support for OAI sets
  • support for customizable templates for saved search e-mails
  • ability to export Tree, Controlled Name, and Option values
  • increased field size for adding/editing classifications
  • importing of data now translates \t and \n (tab and newline) to literal values
  • new optional unique field for data import

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