Release notes for WeBWorK 2.5.2

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This article has been retained as a historical document. It is not up-to-date and the formatting may be lacking. Use the information herein with caution.
This deprecated feature should no longer be used, but is still available for reasons of backwards compatibility.

This feature was deprecated in version 2.6. This release was too ambitious. Many of the features have been rolled in to releases 2.6 and release 2.7 . 9

                         Online Homework Delivery System                        
                                  Version 2.5.2                                

                    Copyright 2000-2012, The WeBWorK Project                    
                              All rights reserved.                              


Beta release date: August, 2012

Github repository: (as of Sept 7, 2012)
Modules:    webwork2   pg

Warning : The ww2.5.2 release is not yet ready for prime time!

Software repo

This repo is currently in openwebwork/webwork2-dev branch: ww2.5.2

Upgrading from ww2.5.1 will require:

  • Replacing the current database.conf with database.conf.dist (assuming you have made no changes to your local database.conf version)
    • new tables and fields have been added for the essayQuestion feature.
  • Upgrading the tables by visiting the admin page -- which will create a showPastAnswers table
    • This replaces the showPastAnswers logs and also supports the essayQuestion feature.

New features for WW2.5.2

  • Highlights

Release notes for PG 2.5.2

  • Under the hood