New Feature Proposals

Proposals that have a committed owner (the ones without a committed developer are not covered by the formal release process and 14-days rule.

Note that the 14-days rule clock start ticking when a proposal has a committed developer and it stops when anyone that are registered as a user on Foswiki.org raises any concern.

Proposals where 14-day rule applies

Topic Summary Committed Developer Concern
AddDockerContainerForDistributionMethod
Simplify installation by creating a collection of docker containers for common configurations. 3 Nov 2016
111 days ago
GeorgeClark  
AddOptionalDescriptionToAccessDeniedTemplate
2.2
Add some optional verbiage to the Access Denied message. 23 Jan 2017
30 days ago
GeorgeClark  
CleanUpFoswikiLocales
Provide relevant locale support in pure Foswiki code and eliminate perl/OS locale 14 Mar 2016
345 days ago
JulianLevens  
ContinueCanonicalSCRIPTURLDev
2.2
Continue extending the canonical form of the SCRIPT / PUB URL macros 4 Feb 2016
384 days ago
GeorgeClark  
DependenciesFreedom
Foswiki dependencies and installation simplicity. 31 Oct 2016
114 days ago
VadimBelman  
FeatureSets
3.0
Fine-granular control over supported features 16 Nov 2016
98 days ago
VadimBelman  
ImplementAdditiveTopicACLs
2.2
Implement "additive" Topic level ACLs 6 Feb 2017
16 days ago
GeorgeClark  
OONewPluginModel
3.0
The new OO foswiki needs new OO plugins. 14 Nov 2016
100 days ago
VadimBelman  
ReduceImpactOfCGIDotPMinFoswiki
3.0
Reduce impact of CGI.pm in Foswiki 30 Mar 2015
695 days ago
MichaelDaum GeorgeClark  
      GeorgeClark: 4
JulianLevens: 1
MichaelDaum GeorgeClark: 1
VadimBelman: 3
 
Number of topics: 9

Proposals with concern raised (14 day rule does not apply)

Topic Summary Committed Developer Concern
PreventRedundantFileReadsInStore
2.2
Prevent redundant file reads in store 27 Jul 2015
576 days ago
MichaelDaum GeorgeClark
SimplifyMasterTemplateDefinition
Stop forcing skin authors to remove the final new-lines from tmpl files 24 May 2010
2466 days ago
SvenDowideit KennethLavrsen
      SvenDowideit: 1
MichaelDaum: 1
GeorgeClark: 1
KennethLavrsen: 1
Number of topics: 2

Uncommitted proposals

Topic Summary Edited
ImproveBulkRegistration
Make bulk registration a bit easier to set up and use 2017 Feb 21
1 days ago
AddJsViews
Please consider adding JsViews library 2017 Feb 13
8 days ago
ManagingApplications
Manage and deploy Applications 2016 Oct 17
128 days ago
PingCommand
Ping Command for IF Statement 2016 Jun 13
254 days ago
NewOODesignPlan
3.0
Time to plan the new Foswiki core design. 2016 May 05
292 days ago
MooFoswikiPm
Foswiki.pm is to be split and session object is to be reconsidered. 2016 Apr 12
316 days ago
MoreRegistrationSimplification
Changes to simplify customization of the registration form 2016 Mar 03
356 days ago
MooStoreImplementationClasses
3.0
Current implementation is hacky and not Moo-compatible 2016 Mar 01
357 days ago
EnhancementToWebMacro
Suggested Enhancement to WEB Variable 2016 Feb 17
371 days ago
ClarifyQueryParamBestPractices
Clarify best practices on naming of query parameters. 2016 Feb 16
371 days ago
AddFurtherTopicNameControls
Add optional controls on valid topic names 2016 Jan 20
399 days ago
RequirePerl510From2017x03
Ongoing upgrade of minimum perl version 2016 Jan 07
411 days ago
DeprecateErrorPm
Deprecate Error.pm 2016 Jan 07
411 days ago
UntangleStorePubDirectory
Separate out storage of files that are not managed by Store APIs 2015 Dec 15
434 days ago
WantedPages
Want to view a page that lists all internal links that don't yet have a created wiki page. 2015 Nov 19
460 days ago
OfficeConnector
Provide an Office Connector like in Confluence 2015 Oct 31
479 days ago
GroupNamesShouldBeLanguageIndependent
Group names should be language independent 2015 Sep 10
531 days ago
FeatureRequestTopicTemplate
  2015 Jul 27
575 days ago
TextEditModePreviewWindow
Preveiw Window does not remember size 2015 Jun 22
610 days ago
KeystrokesForSlideShowPlugin
Enhance Slide Show Plugin for keystroke shortcuts 2015 May 17
647 days ago
CustomizeDisplayedFieldTitle
Allow for displayed field title 2015 Apr 28
665 days ago
AllowFootNotePluginDeactivation
FootNotePlugin should have an option for topic specific deactivation 2015 Apr 10
683 days ago
ReplacementForChili
Replacement for chili syntax highlighter 2015 Feb 09
743 days ago
TasksWebFacelift
Tasks web could really use a facelift 2014 Sep 28
877 days ago
SynchroniseInlineAndMetaPrefs
In-line * Set preferences should always match META:PREFERENCE, and vice versa 2014 Jun 02
996 days ago
GuardAgainstCopyrightInfringement
Add controls and documentation to reduce infringing topics. 2014 May 16
1013 days ago
WebAdminPages
Default topics that handle admin topics 2014 Apr 06
1053 days ago
ImproveAttachmentHandling
Attachments need better tools for searching, tagging, viewing and file handling 2014 Mar 07
1082 days ago
SupportDITA
It would be really neat if Foswiki could fully support DITA publishing 2014 Feb 17
1101 days ago
FormattedSearchReturnPatternAndCountInContext
Feature Proposal: Enhance Formatted Search to return pattern and count in context 2013 Nov 18
1191 days ago
WriteAQueryCookbook
A query cookbook is essential to help new users 2013 Apr 23
1401 days ago
SimpleChecklistSupport
Support simple checklists as inspired by Evernote 2012 Oct 31
1574 days ago
ExposePreferenceStackTopics
Enable TML authors to see the topics that comprise the preference stack 2012 Oct 26
1580 days ago
EncodeMacroOutputForJavaScript
ENCODE macro should have a mode for outputting JavaScript string constants 2012 Oct 24
1582 days ago
CertificatedStatisticsUpdate
Add certifiable statistics update script 2012 Oct 07
1598 days ago
RemoveDuplicationInTheStore
Once and for all, get rid of insane duplication in meta-data 2012 Jul 24
1674 days ago
MovingConfigIntoFile
Moving hash based configuration into external file 2012 May 29
1730 days ago
ConsolidateTablesWithData
Present and edit data forms using table editors 2012 May 21
1738 days ago
BorrowXwikisIncludeMechanism
It should be possible to include topic sections in wiki table cells 2012 May 16
1743 days ago
ClientSiteEditorInNatEditPluggable
Make the client side editor in NatEdit pluggable 2012 Apr 25
1763 days ago
DateAsAQueryHint
Add date() as a query function 2012 Apr 25
1764 days ago
RenameTemplateTopicAndFormTemplateParams
add more sensible synonyms for templatetopic and formtemplate 2012 Apr 17
1772 days ago
MissingInsteadOfUndefined
Add missing as an alternative to undefined in QUERY 2012 Mar 23
1797 days ago
SectionalTransforms
Enhance STARTSECTION - improve common usages for defining re-usable markup snippets 2012 Mar 19
1801 days ago
GeneralisedCHARTdefinition
Standardise the CHART macro definition 2012 Feb 24
1825 days ago
SecurityChecklists
Security checklists for the uninitiated 2012 Feb 23
1825 days ago
TrimAllSpaces
Variation on TRIM to remove all spaces 2012 Feb 23
1826 days ago
EnhancedShowPreference
A full record of all Preferences across all webs would help in site consistency 2012 Feb 17
1832 days ago
UserWebHomes
Provide support for a User web and user subwebs 2012 Feb 16
1833 days ago
SearchResultsWithHeadingLinks
It would be really neat if search results contained links to headings, à la Google (or à la Bing/Yahoo) 2012 Feb 04
1845 days ago
SystemTopicsUpdateMethod
New update method for system topics 2012 Jan 02
1878 days ago
SyntaxForDelayingMacrosAndFormatTokens
Eliminate $dollar etc hell. Also see older UseSyntaxToChangeEvaluationOrder 2012 Jan 01
1879 days ago
AutomagicalUpdating
Automagical Updating of Foswiki 2011 Dec 07
1903 days ago
AutoincFormfieldPlugin
AutoincFormfieldPlugin 2011 Oct 25
1947 days ago
KinoSearchThroughTagMeTags
It would be really nice if KinoSearch could go through the tags created with TagMe plugin 2011 Oct 12
1959 days ago
DataFormInheritance
Proposed feature for inheritance of DataForm fields 2011 Aug 12
2020 days ago
SupportDynamicGeneratedAttachments
Support dynamic or generated attachments 2011 Jun 14
2079 days ago
EnhanceInsertEditLinkDialog
It would be nice if TinyMCE's Insert/Edit link dialog had a possibility to search through all topic names 2011 Mar 23
2163 days ago
FormPluginTopicDefnition
It would be nice to be able to set the topic using form data variable substitution 2011 Mar 19
2166 days ago
FuncMoveTopicIgnorePermissions
It would be great if moveTopic would have an ignorepermissions option 2011 Mar 09
2176 days ago
MakeWEBFORMSMoreUsable
WEBFORMS is a PITA 2011 Jan 22
2223 days ago
CachedIncludes
Improve performance of nested sectional includes 2010 Nov 12
2294 days ago
QueryCustomCollections
Query links and backlinks 2010 Nov 08
2298 days ago
QueryAccessControls
It should be easier to get a definitive overview of the Access Controls present on a given topic. 2010 Nov 08
2298 days ago
DynamicViewEditHandling
I'd like FW to dynamically decide whether an edit page is needed. 2010 Nov 07
2299 days ago
RevCommentsTopicDelete
When deleting a Topic to Trash, have the ability to enter a descriptive revision comment 2010 Oct 30
2307 days ago
MailInContribAdditionalEmailSendTo
Currently if set to "reply" on error, just the email originator is sent an email message with the error. It would be good to nominate a "CC" email address say to the foswiki admin or whoever. 2010 Oct 25
2312 days ago
ParentTopicMailInContrib
Specifying both topic name and parent name would be useful 2010 Oct 25
2312 days ago
ImproveVirtualHostSupportInApacheConfigGenerator
Let's get virtual hosting sorted out 2010 Oct 01
2335 days ago
DataFormFieldPermissions
Set permissions for DataForm fields 2010 Sep 21
2345 days ago
SuppressNonpublishedLinks
Suppress links to topics that are not in the published scope. 2010 Aug 06
2392 days ago
AddSortingBehaviourToSearch
Add different sorting behaviour(s) to search output 2010 Jul 08
2421 days ago
EasierNestedSearch
Reduce $dollar 2010 Jul 08
2421 days ago
MoveFoswikiCodeIntoCPAN
migrate foswiki into CPAN 2010 Jun 16
2443 days ago
CopyingToExistingTopic
Copying the topic contents from one page to an already existing page 2010 Apr 29
2491 days ago
DeKiAlikeWYSIWYG
DeKi-alike WYSIWYG 2010 Mar 19
2532 days ago
FixDelete
Fix brain-dead delete 2010 Mar 17
2533 days ago
FoswikiBookProposal
A community-written book 2010 Mar 16
2534 days ago
TopicsShouldGetTypesFromFormsNotNames
Topics should get types from forms (or other method) not from names (Bogus forms and templates) 2010 Mar 15
2535 days ago
CreateStandardTopicUpdateNotes
Create standard topic update notes 2010 Feb 24
2555 days ago
SyntaxHighlightingEditor
Syntax Highlighting Editor 2009 Dec 30
2610 days ago
EditChapterPluginChildSections
EditChapter should always show body of a chapter, not just a title. 2009 Dec 24
2616 days ago
SupportXMLGeneration
Support an XML schema for webs/topics 2009 Dec 05
2635 days ago
FoswikiOrgShouldUseSSL
foswiki.org should implement SSL 2009 Dec 05
2636 days ago
InterfacingWithValidationMethods
Strikeone and friends need a cleaner API 2009 Nov 19
2652 days ago
TopicObjectModel
Topic Object Model (TOM) 2009 Nov 06
2665 days ago
SearchBySection
SEARCH should be able to search in a specified section 2009 Nov 06
2665 days ago
OptionToAvoidFlattenedSummaryInFormattedSearch
Option to avoid completely flattening text in FormattedSearch's $summary(nnn) 2009 Aug 03
2760 days ago
SmiliesPluginPictures
It would be nice if a SmiliesPlugin picture could come from other sources but the SmiliesPlugin topic 2009 Jul 03
2790 days ago
CronWizardFunctionalityInEachRelavantPlugin
Better Crontab documentation in each plugin 2009 Jul 03
2791 days ago
MailerContribShouldOptionallyExcludeCertainAuthors
MailerContrib should not notify on changes by certain authors (incl. $MYSELF) 2009 Jun 23
2801 days ago
OneTimeNotification
One Time Notification for Topic Creation 2009 Mar 21
2895 days ago
SupportHorizontalMenusThroughRenderListPlugin
Define a horizontal menu with alt and title tags using a bulleted list 2009 Mar 11
2905 days ago
ChangeLoginName
Users should be able to change their login name 2008 Nov 14
3021 days ago
Number of topics: 94
Topic revision: r10 - 17 Dec 2011, GeorgeClark - This page was cached on 22 Feb 2017 - 19:04.

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