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  • Interchange 5.5.2 development release available

    Posted on 29-Apr-2008 by Jon Jensen

    The Interchange Development Group is pleased to announce the release of Interchange 5.5.2.

    You can help improve the next stable version of Interchange by downloading this development release, installing it, testing it, and reporting your experience to the interchange-users mailing list. We anticipate making only minor changes before the release of the next stable version 5.6.0.

    Please read the UPGRADE document for information about upgrade procedures and incompatible changes introduced by this development release.

    Notable changes since Interchange 5.4 include:

    • Perl 5.10.0 and threaded Perl support
    • Security fix to Standard demo's 404 page
    • Fixed DoS vulnerability from malicious HTTP POST
    • UTF-8 support (experimental)
    • Improvements to PreFork server mode for heavy traffic and faster servers
    • New universal "hide" attribute for ITL tags
    • New payment modules: Sage, Getitcard, Protx, NetBilling
    • New Swish interface that uses native Perl API
    • BounceReferrals directive useful for search engine optimization (SEO)
    • New SpecialSub weight_callout option for postprocessing shipping weights
    • Uniform ActionMap calling interface (changes global ActionMaps)
    • Country code top-level domain support for DomainTail
    • Improvements to options support
    • Better logging and status reporting through changing process command name
    • More languages supported in localization data

    ... and many more.

    The software and a more detailed change log are available here:

    http://ftp.icdevgroup.org/interchange/5.5/

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