This release was created on April 12, 2007:

This release is a bug fix and feature, with over 50 fixes and improvements touching almost all the code base.
Significant news in this release are:

  • the CQL parser, a new filter parser allowing the usage of human readable filter encodings.
  • the updated EPSG database, upgraded to version 6.12
  • tiling rendering improvements, with meta buffer automatic computation
  • automated closing of readers and iterators on finalization, making applications more robust, and providing warning messages for the unclosed resources, too
  • significant speed improvements in Oracle datastore when reading big geometries
  • OGC compliant scale computation algorithm
  • lots of significant updates in the ARCSde module, with initial raster support

For a detailed list of changes, see the release notes