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Launchpad 1.1.7 released

Thursday, July 19th, 2007

The past four weeks have flown by in a flurry of activity here in the
Launchpad team, resulting in the most improvements of any 2007 release
so far! 1.1.7 brings bug fixes and new features right across Launchpad.

What’s new in 1.1.7?

Highlights in Launchpad 1.1.7 include:

  • Larger font size: visit and you’ll see that we’ve increased the size of the text used on the site, making it easier to read Launchpad’s default text size.
  • New remote bug tracker support: Launchpad can now track bugs in the Mantis bug tracker. (Find out more)
  • Improved duplicate bug handling: if someone has already reported the bug you’ve encountered it’s now much easier to select that report rather than create a duplicate.
  • Frequently Asked Questions in the Answer Tracker: answer contacts can now mark frequently asked questions and create a canonical answer that is available to anyone using the Answer Tracker. (Quick-start guide)
  • Teams can now set their default language: teams can become an answer contact for a specific language.
  • Branch associations: you can now see all bugs, blueprints and subscribers associated with a branch on its branch associations page.

For full details of Launchpad 1.1.7, take a look at the release notes.

I’ll also be blogging here soon in more details about the new features in 1.1.7!

Milestone 1.1.6 released

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

Welcome to Launchpad’s June 2007 release, milestone 1.1.6!

It has been another month of intense activity here on the Launchpad. Alongside the usual bug fixes and incremental improvements, this release introduces:

  • Some bug status names have been improved, with no effect on how are they are used. However, two new bug statuses have been introduced that are available only to a project’s bug contacts. You can find out more on the Bug Statuses help page.
  • Teams can now only join other teams with the approval of the first team’s administrator.
  • Team members can now renew their own memberships, when their membership is close to expiry if the team is set-up with an on-demand policy.
  • Answer contacts will now receive notification of new questions in their preferred languages only.
  • Launchpad Translations now displays how many and which of a project’s translations diverge from upstream.
  • After nearly three years, the rosetta-users mailing list is closing.
  • All Launchpad Translations discussion is now on launchpad-users.
  • File Downloads – released in 1.1.5 – allow projects to make tarballs, installers and documentation available for download through Launchpad. Find out more in our File Downloads Overview.
  • This blog is now live!

Read the full release notes for details of improvements right across Launchpad.

Keep reading the Launchpad News blog to find out what’s new in Launchpad, who’s using it and how you can make the most of it.