Jira 2.5.1 is released today in both Professional and Enterprise editions.
h2. Improvements and Fixes
* Performance improvements – in Enterprise version a large number of projects with field layout schemes no longer slows down the Issues Navigator
* Improved mime – type handing of attachments
* Issue types – Incorrect caching of Issue types corrected.
* Due Date validation – a friendly message is diplayed when an invalid value is entered for the Due Date field
* Displaying Assignees – the names of assignees are displayed in alphabetical order even if they contain non-Latin characters
* Many other fixes and improvements.
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We can’t wait for your feedback on this release – Enjoy!
h2. Availability
Take a tour, try Jira online or download an evaluation to use in your organisation – just “try Jira today”:http://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/try!
h2. Purchasing
With the introduction of an Enterprise edition, the licensing and pricing for Jira has been updated – you can read all the detail on our “licensing page”:http://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/pricing.jsp.
As always, all commercial licenses include the full source and 12 months of free upgrades, so a license is future-proof! Thank you to all our users who have purchased Jira recently – your continued support means a lot to us.
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Jira 2.5.1 Released