Highlights are listed at that first link, but for me the most noticeable change was a fix in the new media uploader. When uploading images on Linux, the thumbnail+properties form would display 3 times, none of them actually usable, for each image uploaded. Once I clicked on the gallery and went back, it was fine, so I could still use it, but it was an extra step that shouldn’t have been necessary. I kept meaning to report the bug, but it looks like someone got to it ahead of me. Thanks, someone!
And now, a request to WordPress Plugin Developers. When you release a new version, please tell me what has changed. Some plugin authors are good about this, including announcements on their web pages. Some even include a changelog with the download. But some don’t do either, and the only way to find out is to download the new files and compare them to the old ones using a tool like
Now that I think about it, putting a “release notes” section in each entry in the Plugin Directory would go a long way toward making this work. It would put the information right there in the directory, and it would encourage plugin authors to compile the information int he first place.