Latest Mambo release fully translatable
Although a minor release, version 4.6.2 is noteworthy in that the revision of the Mambo Language Manager has been completed. The Mambo core has been fully translated so that both site administrators and site visitors can use the system in the language or character set of their choice.
This release is the first under new project leader Chad Auld, who is confident that users will be “very pleased” with the 4.6.2 release. “The Language Manager work required a great number of man hours. We started this process with the initial 4.6 release and are pleased that this is now complete. Mambo has always enjoyed a significant international community of users and we want to continue to support those users. Demand for this language enhancement to the system has been high. My hats off to all the developers and translators that helped make this happen,” stated Auld.
Version 4.6.2 also marks an era of renewed community participation, with two successful rounds of community bug stomp testing having gone into the release. Notes Auld, “The bug stomps helped us confirm things were working on as many different environments as possible. I am proud to say the community rose to the challenge and the release is all the better for it!”
The Mambo Team are now focused on finalising work on the 4.7 branch which aims at being more standards compliant and accessible.
The 4.6.2 release features:
- Platform independent Language Manager
- Support of auto translation
- Increased flexibility for extensions development
- Stability and security improvements
- Lighter database footprint
- A number of bug fixes
- Improved compatibility with older third party extensions
- Increased support for search engine friendly URLs
- Updates to many of the internal extensions
- Enhancements to the MOStlyCE WYSIWYG content editor