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Release 6

On this page you can see which features have already been scheduled and implemented for ILIAS version 6 (fka 6.0).
  • 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 ILIAS 6 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 6 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 6.
  • Additionally, there is a page Suggested for ILIAS 6 that lists suggested features for ILIAS 6 that have not been discussed yet. This page will be removed after publishing 6.0 beta1. After the feature freeze, suggesting features for ILIAS 6 is no longer possible. Features then have to be Suggested for ILIAS 7.
Please contact the ILIAS team if you can offer funding to implement or co-fund a specific feature!
Timeline for ILIAS 6:
  • Feature freeze at April 30, 2019 (deadline to suggest new features for this version)
  • All features implemented and test cases completed until October 29, 2019
  • Release 6.0 beta1 and release-6 branch planned for October 31, 2019
  • Beginn of testing phase scheduled for November 04, 2019
  • End of testing phase planned for January 31, 2020
  • First stable 6.0 release planned for March 13, 2020
  • Planned maintenance for version 6: until Summer 2022
Required Software
List of Features
A : The following features are implemented and become part of trunk in release 6:
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 6. Funding is available and an appropriate contract with a service provider has been concluded to implement the feature.
  1. Abandon Learning Module Default Layouts
  2. Consuming LTI in Repository – Basic
  3. Definition of DATETIME Data for the Event Period of Courses/Groups
  4. Display Glossary Terms and Media Objects in ILIAS Learning Moduls in Slate
  5. Export of huge amount of data categories
  6. Import / Export User Accounts includes position assignments
  7. Navigational Slates «Favourites», «Bookmarks» and «Tags»
  8. Not-Appointed Task «Blog Post Draft»
  9. PDF Export for Survey Results
  10. Randomized Assignments
  11. Restrict Relative Deadlines by Latest Submission Date
  12. SOAP: Add methods to manage OrgUnits including positions
  13. Streamlining Blocks as Panels
  14. Streamlining Checklists
  15. Study Programme: Add link to course that was passed
  16. Study Programme: Automatically add courses from category
  17. Study Programme: Certificate
  18. Study Programme: Link-Object
  19. Study Programme: Multilingualism
  20. Study Programme: Processing time
  21. Study Programme: Use positions for permissions on users
  22. Study programme: Validity of qualification
  23. Support Filters in Manage-Tab of Categories
  24. Tagging in Categories
  25. Usability Improvement of Trash
  26. User Search: Add Search for Organisational Unit as search option
  27. WebDAV - Handling special characters and name duplicates
  28. WebDAV - New Mount Instructions Page
  29. WebDAV - Versioning of files
  30. Welcome-Mail for New Members in Groups
  31. Workflow for Personal Profile
  32. Workspace → Personal and Shared Ressources
  33. Workspace: Sorting
  34. xAPI Learning Module Object
  35. xAPI Standard Object
  36. xAPI: Avoid the deterioration of the achieved learning progress
  37. xAPI: LRS proxy
  38. xAPI: Statement Viewer with checking external LRS
F : The following features are scheduled for release 6 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. Allow svg images as background images
  2. Assign Competence Profiles to Courses and Groups
  3. Blog Improvements: Authors, Inputfield, Cleanup
  4. Booking Tool: Indicating Preference
  5. Chat Improvements: PLR, input field and message collection
  6. Competence profiles can be assigned to Roles
  7. Content Snippets in Wiki Pages
  8. Continuous Testing Mode Usability Improvement
  9. Copyright filter for media objects
  10. Course Information «Target Group»
  11. Display Repository Root and Categories in Usage Intensity
  12. Extended Test and Item Statistics
  13. Import Booking Objects into Booking Tool
  14. Improved filter in test question pools
  15. Including Comments in HTML-Export in Blogs, Wikis, Portfolios
  16. Item Statistic in Pool
  17. Local Competence Profiles for Courses and Groups
  18. Manage Screen for My Workspace
  19. Manual Sorting for Competences in Competence Profiles
  20. Membership History
  21. Migrate News on Personal Desktop to Timeline
  22. More metadata for test questions
  23. Overview Item Statistic
  24. Overview Personal Desktop Revision
  25. Page Layout Revision (Desktop)
  26. Question Versioning in Test Object
  27. Read-only blocks in page editor
  28. Scaffolded Exercise
  29. Separate Deactivate calendar option from Show calendar block option
  30. Set Badges to Deck of Cards
  31. Show block only if defined permission is not given
  32. Study Programme: Mail to Members
  33. Sumscores per Participant
  34. Support for Positions in User Management
  35. Survey: Info-tab is scrubbed clean, can be switched off, and tab Survey
  36. Target Ranges for Competence Profiles
  37. Templates for Column Layout
  38. Test: Info-tab is scrubbed clean, can be switched off, and tab Test
  39. Tile View to select LTI-Providers
  40. Unique IDs for Test Questions
  41. User Clipboard for Waiting Lists
  42. Versioning in Pool
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 ILIAS 6 but still require funding! Without funding these features cannot be implemented for ILIAS 6 and have to be postponed to a later version. Any funding for one of these features is highly appreciated!
  1. Add to homescreen prompt
  2. Aria Landmark Roles
  3. Assigning an object to a survey
  4. Automatically generated Entry Point Statements for Online Help
  5. Certificates are shown in «Staff»
  6. Competence profiles can be assigned to OrgUnits
  7. Competences and competence profiles get tab «Assigned Objects»
  8. Competences are shown in «Staff»
  9. Computing Arithmetic Mean for Questions
  10. Customisable Main Bar - Icon Upload
  11. Default Configuration of Main Bar Items (6.0)
  12. Display starting time
  13. Filters can be fixed and applied with default values
  14. Improve Weblink and Weblink List Handling
  15. Improving «Participant View»
  16. Improving Access Keys
  17. Include Help Package in Release
  18. Info Page: QR Code for Permanent Links
  19. Introducing IDs for Help Pages
  20. Make Star Rating Accessible
  21. Mass Category filtering lists objects from sub-tree
  22. Multi language support for Advanced Metadata
  23. Notification Center
  24. Open Blog Submissions from «Submission and Grades»
  25. Open Wiki Submissions from «Submission and Grades»
  26. Overview Metabar Content
  27. Page Editor Page Templates
  28. Reading Time for Learning Modules and Blogposts
  29. Recommended Content
  30. Storing Specific Values for Competence Levels
  31. Study Programme: Automatically add users by role, membership or organizational unit
  32. Study Programme: Filters and More Columns for Member List
  33. Study Programmes shown in «Staff»
  34. Suppressing Chapters based on the Main Menu Items
  35. Uploading Tile Image for Files
  36. Uploading Tile Image for some more objects
  37. Usage Intensity of Help
  38. User: Password History - Prevent early reuse of passwords
  39. Withdrawl of Consent  provokes deleting User Account
This section lists changes of existing objects and components due to bug fixes made for ILIAS 6:
Abandoned Features
The following features are abandoned with ILIAS 6 and have been removed from the ILIAS source code:

Last edited: 12. Aug 2019, 11:50, Kunkel, Matthias [mkunkel]

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