-Trac 0.6-pre (unreleased) Release Notes
+Trac 0.6 (Solanum) Release Notes
-Edgewall Software is pleased to announce the release of Trac 0.6-
+Edgewall Software is pleased to announce the release of Trac 0.6.
Trac is a minimalistic web-based software project management and bug/issue
-tracking system. It provides an interface to revision control systems
-(Subversion), an integrated Wiki and convenient report facilities.
+tracking system. It provides an interface to the Subversion revision control
+systems, an integrated wiki, flexible issue tracking and convenient report
-Trac allows wiki markup in issue descriptions and commit messages, to create
-links and seamless references between bugs, tasks, changesets, files and wiki
-pages. A timeline shows all project events in order, making getting an
-overview of the project and tracking progress very easy.
-The software is published under the GNU General Public License, and is
-available for download at:
-Please report problems and provide feedback using the issue tracker at:
-For questions, comments and discussions, please use the Trac mailing list -
-list info, subscription and archive available at:
+Trac allows wiki markup in issue descriptions and commit messages, creating
+links and useful structure between bugs, tasks, changesets, files and wiki
+pages. A timeline view presents all project events in chronological order,
+making tracking progress or getting an overview of a project easy.
For more information, please visit the main Trac web site:
-This is primarily a bug fix release, primarily fixing bugs found in 0.5.1.
-Highlights include performance improvements and cache-able CSS
+The software, published under the GNU General Public License, is
-For complete details, see the ChangeLog at:
+Please report problems and provide feedback in the project issue tracker:
+For questions, comments and user discussions, please use the Trac mailing list
+. List information, subscription and archive available at:
+Highlights in this release include:
+ * Trac now also supports reStructuredText (ReST) and HTML markup.
+ * RSS/XML support for timeline, reports and subversion changesets.
+ * Export report data for download.
+ * Many usability improvements.
+ * Colored, grouped reports.
+ * Powerful search capability.
+For complete release details, see the ChangeLog at:
Edgewall Software is a small consulting business focusing on GNU/Linux and
open source software services. Edgewall offers custom software development,
-technical consulting and commercial support, including support options for
+Linux consulting and commercial support, including Trac and Subversion
For more information, visit our web site at <http://www.edgewall.com/>
or email us at <mailto:email@example.com>.
-Many thanks to everyone who has already contributed to the project, even at
-this early stage. Also thanks to everyone providing the feedback that helps
-us make Trac better, easier to use and more effective.
+Many thanks to everyone who has, and continue to, contribute to the project.
+Also our thanks to all people providing feedback and bug reports that helps us
+make Trac better, easier to use and more effective.
+Without your invaluable help, Trac would not evolve. Thank you.
-We hope this version Trac will prove itself useful to programmers all over the
-world and that it's improved from the last release. Let us know :-)
+Finally, we hope Trac will prove itself useful to like-minded programmers
+around the world, and of course that this release is an improvement over the
-The Trac Team <http://trac.edgewall.com/>
+The Trac Team <http://trac.edgewall.com/>
Copyright (c) 2004 Edgewall Software
-Edgewall - Professional GNU/Linux & Open Source Consulting
+Edgewall - Professional GNU/Linux & Open Source Consulting