Movable Type 3.16 - Known Issues
This document details the known issues in Movable Type 3.16. These
issues will be addressed in a future release.
MOVABLE TYPE 3.16 - KNOWN ISSUES
Movable Type 3.16 can't be used with DBD::Pg 1.4 because of a bug
in that version of the database driver.
Plugins that need to save configuration data cannot be used with the
DBI::postgres driver (mt_plugindata.data column has incorrect type).
When using MySQL 4.1, ``modified'' date strings will be mangled--for
example, the output of the
<MTEntryModifiedDate> tag is
When a template is linked to a file, changes to the file are not
written to the database until the user views the template and hits the
``Save'' button. As a result, when using dynamic pages, changes to the
file are not reflected on the dynamic pages until the user saves the
Categories are shown without hierarchy in the ``Assign Multiple
It is impossible to create two categories with the same name, even if
they have different parents (on MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQLite).
The recently_commented_on attribute to MTEntries may function corrently
when the MTEntries block is nested in a constraining block such as
It is impossible to produce files with no file extension by using
the ``File extension for archive files'' box.
When a thumbnail is generated for a GIF image with animation, the
thumbnail appears broken.
Under Windows XP (with IIS), the TrackBack URL that is displayed by
<MTEntryTrackBackLink> does not work without further server
configuration. For instructions, see ``Configuring TrackBack on IIS
Servers'' in the TRACKBACK section of the Movable
Better error checking disallows blank names in new categories, but they
are still allowed when you edit and save an previously existing category.
If a post contains the URL of a large binary file (such as an image or
a music file) and TrackBack auto-discovery is on, saving the post may
If an error occurs while
run-periodic-tasks is running, an entry
may be put into ``Published'' status but not rebuilt.
On some versions of IE, after ``maximizing'' the QuickPost window, the
entry text are may appear wider than the window itself, obscuring the
When importing or exporting a weblog, unique IDs in Atom feeds may
lastn attribute produces an error
message on dynamic pages.
When a reader submits the ``Mail This Entry'' form, no confirmation is
Clicking ``Go Back'' in a pop-up rebuilding window only re-tries the
last chunk of pages, rather than taking the user back to a previous
choice. On full-page error messages, ``Go Back'' does return the user to
the screen where the action was taken.
After the first weblog, additional weblogs have category archives off
by default, even though the default templates have category archives
listed on the main index.
TrackBack pings received from a site using a different character
encoding are displayed incorrectly.
<MTEntryBasename> isn't yet supported in dynamic templates.
<MTCalendarCellNumber> isn't yet supported in dynamic templates.
The new ``locale'' attribute for
<MTBlogLanguage> returns a value
in dynamic templates that is inconsistent with its return value on static
Copyright © 2001-2005 Six Apart. All Rights Reserved.