> Good news, we're on track for the phase in the beta1 release scheduled
> for tomorrow. There is one more patch waiting to be applied, the
> documentation has seen lots of improvements - although there is still
> more needed. We have had both successful fresh installs and more
> importantly upgrades from 1.4.2 -> 1.5 -- and the process has been
> documented. All the major features have been tested so there are no
> show-stopper bugs for the test-a-thon next week.
> I wanted to remind everyone about our beta1 test-a-thon scheduled for
> next week. I hope as many people as possible will be able to find some
> time to find a few bugs in the new release. This is a huge release, so
> there are sure to be plenty to find.
> If you are planning on hosting a test instance so that others can test
> the DSpace interface could you please send out details on where it
> will be hosted? Since there are multiple interfaces with this release
> jspui, and several manakin themes, it would be nice to have a few
> options. Even if you are not in a position to let others login as
> administrators just a publicly viewable repository is helpful.
> Thank you,