Hubzilla Community Server release 1.8 is now available. https://github.com/redmatrix/hubzilla
Cleanup and resolve some edge cases with addon repository manager
Provide sort field and direction on all fields of account and channel administration tables
Rename 'user' administration to account administration to reflect its true purpose
'safemode' tool to quickly disable and re-enable addons during a hypothetical upgrade crisis
Edited comments to private posts could lose their privacy settings under some circumstances
Provide zot-finger signatures to prevent a possible but rare exploit involving DNS spoofing and phishing
Various improvements to the ACL editor to further simplify the concepts and make it more intuitive
Notifications of chatroom activity using standard browser notification interfaces.
Allow a theme:schema string to represent a valid theme name. This fixes issues with setting schemas on site themes.
Show server role (identify UNO or basic sites as opposed to hubzilla pro) and link to statistics
Clarify privacy rights of commenters w/r/t conversation owners, as this policy is network dependent.
Wiki (Git backed):
Brand new feature. We'll call it experimental until it has undergone a bit more testing.
Regression on clone channel creation created a new channel name each time.
New issue (fixed) with directory creation on cloned file content
Add inline code (in addition to the existing code blocks) to BBcode
Add emoji reactions
Add emojis as extended smilies with auto-complete support
Emoji added as feature so it can be enabled/disabled and locked
Ability to configure the standard reactions available on a site basis
Disable 'convenience' ajax autoload on pgdn key, as it could lead to premature memory exhaustion
Change album sort ordering, allow widgets and plugins to define other orderings
Synchronise app list with changes to system apps
Preserve existing app categories on app updates/edits
Regression: fixed translated system app names
Provide autoloaded class files and libraries for plugins.
Further refactoring of session driver to sort out some cookie anomolies
Experimental PDO database driver
Creation of Daemon Master class and port all daemon (background task) interfaces to use it
Create separate class for each of 'Cron', 'Cron daily', and 'Cron weekly'.
Always run a Cron maintenance task if not run in the last four hours
Refactor the template classes
Refactor the ConversationItem mess into ThreadItem and ThreadStream
Refactor Apps, Enotify, and Chat library code
Refactor the various Config libraries (Config, PConfig, XConfig, AConfig, AbConfig, and IConfig)
Created WebServer class for top level
Remove mcrypt dependencies (deprecated in PHP 7.1)
Remove all reserved (including merely 'not recommended') words as DB table column names
Provide mutex lock on DB logging to prevent recursion under rare failure modes.
Remove db_close function on page end - not needed and will not work with persistent DB connections.
Some session functions needed to be static to work with CalDAV/CardDAV
CLI interface: argc and argv were reversed
HTML entities double encoded in edited titles
Prevent delivering to empty recipients
Sabre library setting some security headers for SAML after we've emitted HTML content
Always initialise miniApp (caused obscure warning message if not set)
Block 'sys' channels from being 'random profile' candidates
DB update failed email could be sent in the wrong language under rare circumstances
Openid remote authentication used incorrect namespace
URL attached to profile "things" was not linked, always showing the "thing" manage page
New connection wasn't added to default privacy group when "auto-accept" was enabled
Regression: iconfig sharing wasn't working properly
CalDAV/CardDAV plugin provided
Issue sending Diaspora 'like' activities from sources that did not propagate the DCV
Allow 'superblock' to work across API calls from third party clients
statistics.json: use 'zot' as protocol
Issues fixed during testing of ability to follow Diaspora tags
Parse issue with Diaspora reshare content
Chess: moved to main repo, ported to 1.8