Geoserver 1.5.1-rc1 has been released, and can be downloaded from SourceForge.

This release contains a number of interesting new features such as:

  • Chinese translation

  • Portuguese translation

  • OpenLayers map preview (replaces the MapBuider previews)

  • KML legend support

  • KML superoverlay / region support

  • Multiple base map layers can now be configured

  • Support for CRS with units other than meters is back

And as always numerous bug fixes. The entire issue log can be found here on our Jira issue tracker.

We’d like to release this one as stable soon. Please test it, and let us know if you spot any significant regression.