Upgrade to WebLearn 2.8-ox1 on 30th May

The upgrade has been moved back one day to 30th May 2012

There will be a short period of downtime on Tuesday 30th May between 7am and 9am so that we can perform a major upgrade to WebLearn.

We will be moving to a service based on Sakai 2.8 which offers a number of improvements in key areas:

  • Big improvements to Sign-up tool based on user feedback (categories, change organiser, auto create groups, prevent withdrawing when closed, better export (compatible with OXCORT)
  • Many improvements to the Forums tool (including better user interface (UI), photos of author
  • Improved webservices interface which can be exploited by Mobile Oxford
  • New Profile tool with Social networking facilities
  • New improved Email Sender tool (replaces Mailtool)
  • Improved wiki UI
  • Improved tool permissions ‘widget’
  • SES tool bug fixes
  • Site templates facility – it will be possible to base a new site upon a selection made from a choice of templates each tailored for a specific situation and each containing their own help and guidance.
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