[ejabberd] ejabberd 16.02: Happy Leap Day

Steven Livingstone steven at livz.org
Mon Feb 29 21:20:47 MSK 2016


Great work! Really got into ejabberd over the last few months. Excellent
effort.

Steven
On 29 Feb 2016 6:03 p.m., "Jérôme Sautret" <jerome.sautret at process-one.net>
wrote:

> To celebrate leap day, we are happy to release ejabberd 16.02, which
> mark huge leap for ejabberd both in terms of features and
> improvements.
>
> In terms of features, we see in this release the culmination of our
> work in several areas:
> – Support for flexible offline retrieval, aka XEP-0013
> (http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0013.html). This is a big win for
> mobile developers.
> – Improvements on archiving, with Message Archive Management (MAM) now
> supporting version 0.4.1 of the specifications.
> – Full Elixir compliant packaging with the ability to deploy ejabberd
> as an Hex.pm dependency from your own application. See ejabberd on
> hex.pm: https://hex.pm/packages/ejabberd
> – Performance improvement with faster and more memory efficient XML
> parsing and TLS encryption.
> – Better stream compression with the ability to enable stream
> compression after SASL.
> – Easier adoption of ejabberd with a new migration script from Prosody
> XMPP servers.
>
> As usual, this version is the product of a great community team work,
> with special kudos to Holger, Alexey, Evgeny, Pawel, Christophe,
> Badlop, Mickaël for their large contributions in this release.
>
> That community effort is what makes ejabberd is such a popular
> project, with 2260+ stars on Github, availability in most Linux
> distributions and showing amazing number of downloads! Thank you all!
>
> Here is the full list of changes:
>
> * Changes
>
> ** New XMPP Extensions support
>
> - New Flexible Offline Message Retrieval (XEP-0013) support
>
> ** Admin
> - New migration script from Prosody to ejabberd
> - Fix –disable-debug compilation flag
> - don’t escape ERL_OPTIONS
> - Two new global timeouts configurable: c2s_hibernate, receiver_hibernate
> - Make it possible to define ‘sm_db_type’ per virtual host
> - configuration checker: Describe option type in code for
> ‘domain_balancing’ option
> - Log failed SQL requests
> - Include mod_muc.hrl and fix records
> - mod_http_upload: Expand ‘docroot’ before using it, also expand @HOST@
>
> ** Commands
>
> - New import_prosody command
> - Start documenting arguments in mod_admin_extra commands
> - We added a way to get all ejabberd_commands, not only those that was
> registered
> - Allow to pass \n in argument to ejabberdctl
> - Add error handling to send_stanza
> - Fix format_result so get_room_options command works again after
> commit reference aa5caa3
>
> ** Dependencies
>
> - lager is the default (and only) logging module and we removed p1_logger
> - Handle spaces in vsn attribute of app file when installing deps
> - Renamed dependencies and modules for consistency but also to reflect
> huge performance gains:
> . p1_iconv -> iconv
> . p1_stringprep -> stringprep
> . p1_stun -> stun
> . p1_tls -> fast_tls
> . p1_yaml -> fast_yaml
> . p1_zlib -> ezlib
>
> ** Message Archive Management
>
> - Advertise MUC MAM v0.4.1 in room JID’s disco#info
> - Add “delete_old_mam_messages” admin command
> - Add ‘from’ attribute to tag
> - Add “request_activates_archiving” option
> - Respond to form requests
> - Support XEP-0313 v0.2 MUC archive queries
> - Check whether MUC message is desired
> - Reject -based paging
> - Limit result set page size
> - Sort messages returned by Mnesia
> - Strip existing JID tags from MUC messages
> - Expose MUC occupant JID in more cases
> - Don’t let outcasts access MUC archive
> - Send new preferences when they are set
> - Stream management (XEP-0198): Let MAM take care of pending messages
>
> ** GroupChat
>
> - Send presence with code 170 in initial presence from MUC
> - Add most status codes only to initial MUC presence
> - mod_muc_room: Don’t expose JIDs in anonymous rooms
> - mod_muc_room: Let members see admin/owner JIDs
>
> ** PubSub
>
> - Fix presence-based delivery
> - Make caps warning less confusing
> - Fix host/serverhost usage
> - Add support of pubsub#itemreply=publisher
>
> ** Other
>
> - Accept stream compression request after SASL
> - Make C2S session establishment optional to better conform to XMPP
> specifications and still be friendly with older clients.
> - MUC: new regexp_room_id option to limit possible room names.
> - ODBC: Set utf8mb4 charset on MySQL connection to support emoji
> storage as default.
> - LDAP: Improve LDAP shared roster support.
> - mod_register_web: Allow setting host when deleting account or
> changing password.
> - Rename timestamp_to_iso functions in jlib.
> - Stream management (XEP-0198): Fix session timeout corner case.
> - Several improvements in Elixir support.
> - Updated many translations.
> - Improve web admin stylesheet to fix rendering issues in some browsers.
>
> ** Packaging
>
> - ejabberd is now available as an hex.pm package and can be easily
> included as a dependency in any Elixir or Erlang application.
> - Installers include latest OpenSSL patches.
>
> * Feedback
>
> As usual, the release is tagged in the Git source code repository on
> Github:
> https://github.com/processone/ejabberd
>
> The source package and binary installers are available at ProcessOne:
> https://www.process-one.net/en/ejabberd/downloads/
>
> If you suspect that you’ve found a bug, please search or fill a bug
> report on Github:
> https://github.com/processone/ejabberd/issues
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