[IPT] IPT v2.0.4 released

Peter Desmet peter.desmet.work at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 17:04:53 CEST 2012

Congrats to all involved indeed (I hope you celebrated this with cake
at least)! Looking forward to update our installation and continue to
collaborate on improvements.


On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 5:51 PM, John Wieczorek <tuco at berkeley.edu> wrote:
> A big congratulations to all involved.
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 2:28 AM, Kyle Braak [GBIF] <kbraak at gbif.org> wrote:
>> Dear IPT users,
>> The GBIF Secretariat is pleased to announce that a new release of the
>> Integrated Publishing Toolkit (IPT v2.0.4) is now available for download
>> here.
>> Since the last version was released in November 2011, the growing user
>> community has been actively reporting enhancement requests and minor bugs. A
>> total of 108 issues were addressed in IPT version 2.0.4; 38 Defects, 35
>> Enhancements, 7 Other, 5 Patches, 18 Won't fix, 4 Duplicates, and 1 that was
>> considered as Invalid.  These are detailed in the issue tracking system.
>> A few notable improvements to the User Interface include:
>> Translation into Traditional Chinese
>> Clearer setup pages aimed at preventing users from installing the IPT in
>> the test mode unwittingly
>> Improved user friendliness, done by adding more context help and better
>> navigation between pages
>> A couple of new features added in this release are:
>> Resource migration: allows an IPT resource to replace the registration of
>> an existing DiGIR, BioCASE, or TAPIR resource in the GBRDS [instructions]
>> Creating a resource from an archived resource folder: allows a resource to
>> be transferred between 2 IPTs including all its source files and mappings
>> [instructions]
>> As always, we’d like to give special thanks to the volunteer translators
>> for their time and efforts:
>> Nicolas Noé (Belgian Biodiversity Platform, Belgium) - French
>> TaiBIF, Taiwan - Traditional Chinese
>> Laura Roldan Gomez, Dairo Escobar, and Daniel Amariles, (Colombian
>> Biodiversity Information System (SiB)) - Spanish
>> Another couple of special mentions are owed to Peter Desmet and Laura
>> Russell who provided an exceptional amount of feedback and suggestions.
>> We highly recommend previous versions to be updated. Updating an IPT 2.0.x
>> installation can be done in 3 simple steps:
>> Replace the previous .war file with the latest edition
>> Backup the existing data directory
>> Reuse the existing data directory during setup
>> New users should follow the installation guidelines in the IPT User Manual
>> that has been updated for this version. A Spanish version of the IPT User
>> Manual is also available now thanks to the volunteers from SiB.
>> Thank you once again for using the IPT, and we hope you enjoy the latest
>> version.
>> With kind regards,
>> Kyle, on behalf of the IPT development team and the GBIF Secretariat
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