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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 5.4 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 release_5-4 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
Required Software ILIAS 5.4 : list of required third-party software to run ILIAS 5.4

1 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.
  1. »Set Portfolio Online« Message in Share-tab
  2. Automatic Randomised Formation of Teams
  3. Calendar Selection - Make link target clear
  4. Centralizing online/offline status
  5. Consuming LTI in Repository – Basic
  6. Correct Copyright Default
  7. Custom Icon for Category Link, Course Link and Group Link
  8. Customisable Main Menu
  9. Export of huge amount of data categories
  10. Extend Session Participants List with Member Gallery
  11. Extension of Learning History: Encouraging statement and Starting Point
  12. Filter for personal competency entries
  13. Filter-Configuration in Categories
  14. Highlight Tutorial Support in Member Gallery
  15. Improved Creative Commons Support : Confirmation
  16. Improved Creative Commons Support : Import
  17. Improved Creative Commons Support : Usage
  18. Improved presentation of learning objective status
  19. KS: Disabled Icon
  20. Mail to Members for Sessions
  21. Page Element for Portfolios: Learning History
  22. Persistent Storage of Copyright Information
  23. Portfolio: Declaration of Authorship
  24. Presentation of the iCal URL
  25. Prompting to Personal Profile in First Access
  26. Reduce Functionality in »Corrections«-tab
  27. Relative Schedules in Courses with Learning Plan
  28. Select All on top of tables
  29. Set Containers to Deck of Card Listing
  30. Show-More Behavior
  31. SOAP: add method to add objects to Personal Desktop
  32. Sorting for Custom Metadata Sets
  33. Split Session Permissions
  34. Streamlining Checklists
  35. Streamlining Message Boxes
  36. Support Filters in Manage-Tab of Categories
  37. Tagging in Categories
  38. Tree Behavior for Categories with Huge Amounts of Data
  39. Uploading Images for Presenting Objects in Lists
  40. Use Presentation Table for Participants in Individual Assessments
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.
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!

2 Changed Behaviour

This section lists changes of existing objects and components due to bug fixes made for 5.4:

3 Abandoned Features

Suggested to be Abandoned (no Jour Fixe decision yet):
Accepted by Jour Fixe (but still needs to be removed):
Removed from ILIAS source code:

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

Last edited: 09. Oct 2018, 14:14, Kunkel, Matthias [mkunkel]

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