[OSGeo-Announce] OpenLayers 2.3 Release

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Feb 23 00:03:47 EST 2007

The OpenLayers Development Team is proud to announce Final Release of
OpenLayers 2.3!

To run 2.3 in your applications, include the following tag in your
OpenLayers-powered page:

     <script src="http://openlayers.org/api/OpenLayers.js"></script>

Among the 52 fixed tickets, you will find:

     * A number of minor fixes to popup handling
     * A number of minor fixes to layer handling
     * The addition of a TMS layer
     * The ability to specify a number of failed attempts to load an
       image before giving up.
     * Encoding of URLs sent to the server.
     * A number of minor improvements in the grid layer
     * A number of improvements in IE behavior, especially with regard to
     * A fixed version of isEquivilantURL
     * Small fix to build tools
     * Improvements to the OverviewMap control.
     * A fix for a longstanding bug where tiles are drawn outside the
       maxExtent of the map (Thanks to Bill Woodall)
     * Added functionality to allow setting of multiple layers via WMS
       following the specification, using array syntax for layer list.
       (With information from Keith Pomakis)
     * Some armoring and protection of the WMS Untiled layer and other
       layers on destroy().
     * A fix to panning in an odd sized viewport.

Official Release Notes including all features and bug fixes can be found
here: http://trac.openlayers.org/wiki/Release/2.3/Notes

...and complete documentation on the entire 2.3 Release is here:

Bug reports can be filed in Trac, under the 2.3 version.

As always, thanks for any and all feedback... and thanks for using

Christopher Schmidt

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