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Movable Type 5.2 Release Notes

This version of Movable Type was released September 26, 2012.
<h2>New features implemented in MT 5.2</h2>

<h3>Backup</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108406">108406</a> Error message displays when disk storage becomes full during backup file creation.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Mail</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?79818">79818</a> Sending email with SMTP certification is now supported.</li>
</ul>

<h3>System</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?105703">105703</a> An upgrade of Net::OAuth in extlib is now available.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?106632">106632</a> Permission check logic for file system has been improved.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108590">108590</a> An upgrade of Math::BigInt in extlib is now available.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108599">108599</a> An upgrade of Params::Validate in extlib is now available.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Theme</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108200">108200</a> {{theme_static}} can now be used in theme.yaml.</li>
</ul>

<h3>User</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108034">108034</a> Preset display names will now appear when using OpenID on Yahoo.</li>
</ul>


<h2>Problems fixed in MT 5.2</h2>

<h3>Asset</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107633">107633</a> Partial jpeg data is now recognized as an asset.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108421">108421</a> Error message is now shown when an unsupported image file is found in the item selection dialogue box.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108480">108480</a> cms_pre_save.asset callback will now become activated whenever an object is uploaded.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Backup</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?106153">106153</a> When restoring backup data, any predefined entities in templates will be sanitized.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107941">107941</a> When restoring backup data, system authorization for some users may be revoked.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107942">107942</a> After restoring backup data, it is possible that an asset might have a different author's name compared to before the restoration.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Category/Folder</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107819">107819</a> The object specific list_header.tmpl would not load on the category management screen.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108104">108104</a> The list by category setting would not save correctly.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108137">108137</a> An error would occur when trying to sort by folder or category.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108370">108370</a> If the enter key was pushed while editing an existing category in the category editor, a new category would become validated.</li>
    <li>If there were too many custom fields in the category editor screen, the custom fields would not all save properly.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Comment/Trackback</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108651">108651</a> Response to comment notifications would not appear on the feed.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108701">108701</a> The"sign out"link would remain even after a commenter would sign out.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108754">108754</a> A commenter could not sign back in after signing out of the post comments section.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Custom fields</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107732">107732</a> If a custom field's basename was changed, the display option setting would not update with the new information. </li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107982">107982</a> Any custom field created on the system level would not be included in the blog entry export file.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108018">108018</a> In the custom field editor screen, data could be saved even if the"option"field was empty.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108622">108622</a> If a custom field was deleted, the settings could not be reloaded.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108756">108756</a> If a previously created basename was changed after a basename duplicate error was displayed, the new basename would be overwritten.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108758">108758</a> If the same basename custom field was used over several blogs, if the custom field basename was changed, any other blogs with the same custom field would also be overwritten with the changed basename.</li>
    <li>When upgrading from MT 4.1 to MT 5.14, the custom field values for"image", "item", "audio","video"could not be inherited.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Dynamic</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?83357">83357</a> When using dynamic publishing, the relative date and time would not display correctly.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108592">108592</a> When using dynamic publishing, it was not possible to search by tag name.</li>
    <li>When using dynamic publishing, &lt;MTFolders exclude_blogs="(blog_id)"&gt; would not work correctly.</li>
    <li>When using dynamic publishing, &lt;MTComments exclude_blogs="(blog_id)"&gt; would not work correctly.</li>
    <li>When using dynamic publishing, &lt;MTEntries/Pages exclude_blogs="(blog_id)"&gt; would not work correctly.</li>
    <li>When using dynamic publishing on MTPages, it was not possible to use multiple tags to filter content</li>
</ul>

<h3>Enterprise</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107810">107810</a> When upgrading from Movable Type Enterprise 1.53, the user would lose rebuild authority.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Entry/Page</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?53078">53078</a> The auto save function would be triggered whenever the user would manually try to save entries or templates.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?104556">104556</a> When previewing blog posts or web pages, the private tag would not appear.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107809">107809</a> URLs displayed in the item widget on the blog entry editor screen would not work correctly.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108521">108521</a> If the rich text editor format was "none" , any changes made to the text area input field would be saved.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108548">108548</a> If a web page was saved, the daily archives would be rebuilt unintentionally.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Import/Backup/Clone</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107958">107958</a> Exported WordPress data could not be imported by using WXRImporter.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108549">108549</a> An error would occur if a backup file containing incorrect data was restored. </li>
</ul>

<h3>l18n</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107952">107952</a> French L10N dynamic publishing files could not be used on MT 5.14.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Listing</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107815">107815</a> Even if a filter that did not exist in the database was deleted, an error message would not be displayed.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108202">108202</a> Category names on the blog entry list page would not be sanitized. </li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108218">108218</a> If a blog entry title was not saved, the entry could not be saved if the title was later added through bulk editing.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108530">108530</a> If a banned commenter's status was changed to unbanned, the user's name would disappear from the commenter list. </li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108545">108545</a> On the full list screen, data can be saved even if there is a filtering error.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Mail</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?106235">106235</a> When sending mail, if the length of a line was over 998 bytes, a new line of garbled text would be inserted into the middle of a multibyte character byte.</li>
</ul>

<h3>MTML</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?81862">81862</a> Loop allocated roles created with the MTAuthors tag would not filter correctly.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?86127">86127</a> MTTagRank would not return correct values when used in MTAssetTags.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?91076">91076</a> The MTArchives with type modifier would recognize empty text.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?100325">100325</a> MTSearchResultCount would not process modifiers correctly.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?106530">106530</a> The output results from specifying a words modifier with MTEntryExcerpt would change depending on whether static or dynamic publishing was used.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107691">107691</a> A template could be assessed by substituting the hash/array through MTSetVarTemplate.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107747">107747</a> Comparison results of full-byte characters were not correct.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108285">108285</a> encode_xml could pass through numeric character references.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108321">108321</a> When using category and tag modifiers in template tags, whether or not the OR/AND/NOT conditions were written in all caps would change the results.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Permission</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107836">107836</a> Commenter link can be given to users with posting authority.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108617">108617</a> Webmasters can not change the date or basename of a web page.</li>
    <li>A delete button has been added to the "author" editor screen.</li>

</ul>

<h3>Search</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108759">108759</a> When searching for a blog entry over multiple blogs, the blog ID may be provided incorrectly in the custom field.</li>
</ul>

<h3>System</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?90886">90886</a> Hidden comments could disappear from the dashboard.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?100462">100462</a> MT::Scorable::_load_score_data register would cache data twice.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107129">107129</a> Cloning of blogs could not be done from the system blog list.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107739">107739</a> When using DBI1.4, filtering categories with the MTEntries tag could cause errors.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107844">107844</a> Executing MT::Template::getElementsByName on text nodes would cause errors.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107933">107933</a> System info would not appear on FastCGI environments.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108384">108384</a> If a system administrator would try to browse the log feed, they would get an authorization error.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108425">108425</a> Configuration directive "SearchMaxResults" would not work.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108439">108439</a> Configuration directive "SerchExcerptWords" would not work correctly.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108589">108589</a> When using Perl 5.14 or 5.16, CGI.pm inside extlib would cause errors to occur.</li>
    <li>Users requested that menu items without assigned roles would not display on the user dashboard and navigation.</li>
    <li>There was a template where characters are not properly sanitized in administration screen.</li>

</ul>

<h3>Template</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?80929">80929</a> When using index templates, if the MTCategories MTArchiveCount tag was used, an error would occur when rebuilding.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?81256">81256</a> The template cache data would remain in the database.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?83807">83807</a> MT::DefaultTemplates would not correctly call out the comment template.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?106116">106116</a> If archive mapping was not set, the preview function would not work.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?106708">106708</a> If the top priority archive was deleted, the preferred type of archive settings would appear to have been changed.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108568">108568</a> When specifying the external style repository from the style catcher, the design styling would break.</li>
</ul>

<h3>UI</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?82052">82052</a> If a tag was deleted, the rebuild short cut link would be displayed.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Upgrade</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107787">107787</a> After upgrading from Mt 4.x, the template refresh option would not work.</li>
</ul>

<h3>Website</h3>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108463">108463</a> The web site path automatically created when upgrading MT would not be set correctly.</li>
</ul>


<h2>Limitations</h2>
<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108605">108605</a> When sending Email by Net::SMTP::TLS, an error would occur in IO::Socket::SSL ver.1.76. This is a known problem. To avoid this error from occurring, use IO::Socket::SSL Ver1.68.</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108242">108242</a> In windows, while starting the installation wizard, SMTP certified test emails using SSL would fail to send. Since this issue could not be reproduced, this release does not cover this problem.</li>
</ul>

<h2>Community Contributors</h2>
<p>This release is mainly in thanks to the continued support of the MT community. Community members who reported bugs through FogBugz are listed below. Thank you for your help!</p>

<ul>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?53078">53078</a> Fumiaki Yoshimatsu</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?80929">80929</a> Kevin Shay</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?81862">81862</a> Boris Anthony</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?82052">82052</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108756">108756</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108758">108758</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108759">108759</a> David Phillips</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?83357">83357</a> Sarah Hughes</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?91076">91076</a> Su</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?100462">100462</a> David Raynes</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108550">108550</a> Dave Aiello</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?106632">106632</a> Kevan Carstensen</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?106803">106803</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107747">107747</a> Shingo Watanabe</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107633">107633</a> Maarten Schenk</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107691">107691</a> Piroli YUKARINOMIYA</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107819">107819</a> Mark Carey</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107933">107933</a> TJ</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107952">107952</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108463">108463</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108456">108456</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108590">108590</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108596">108596</a> Francois Nonnenmacher</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?107958">107958</a> masiuchi</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108034">108034</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108667">108667</a> Mihai Bocsaru</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108218">108218</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108233">108233</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108471">108471</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108480">108480</a> Hajime Fujimoto</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108285">108285</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108399">108399</a> guimihanui</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108548">108548</a>, <a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?104233">104233</a> naoaki.onozaki</li>
    <li><a href="https://movabletype.fogbugz.com/default.asp?108617">108617</a> SKYARC Hasegawa</li>
</ul>
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