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* newlines allowed in review comments
* mod only changes
* mydb entries extended
* mydb entries extended

Revision as of 12:16, 18 November 2005

This is a changelog of AniDB (newest first):



  • newlines allowed in review comments
  • mod only changes


  • mydb entries extended
  • mod only changes


  • different types of specials
  • option to hide parody eps via profile setting
  • allow longer search strings
  • minor changes


  • added synonyms to company listing page
  • made urls & animenfo link clickable in anime creqs
  • max resolution set to 1920x1080
  • mod only: blacklist feature
  • bug fixes


  • introduced the concept of "abstract" categories, categories marked as such by mods can no longer be added to animes, i.e. ('Genre' or 'Setting::Place').
  • file add dialog does no longer load entire group list as dropdown
  • creq comment box size increased
  • search field now usable for users searches while userlist is shown
  • added new aomverified flag for files, set to "yes" once aom creqed the file (i'll work something out with petriw in order to get all the old files updated too)
  • new anime<->group state finished, if a group subbed the last ep of an anime
  • latest files and latest animes renamed
  • mod only: date of last change shown for each creq
  • mod only: animes with current+ year info are shown seperatly in lame noair/enddate listings
  • mod only: merging a normal file (slave) into a generic file (master). mylist filestate is set to filler for all affected users
  • mod only: moving and deleting of generic files possible
  • minor changes/fixes


  • normal users can now add categories to animes
  • changes are shown under latest files -> categories
  • mod logging features


  • new template xml-xslt added
  • possible mylist file states changed to unknown/on hdd/on cd/deleted
  • anime view updated accordingly
  • in some places this might lead to screwed up stats & co, feel free to report new random features in the forum


  • changed a lot of links to point to the wiki instead of the forum
  • added new mod-only take ownership command


  • new mass edit page for anime<->category relations
  • categories sorted on animecategory page
  • caching of category names disabled for admin interface


  • first version of new category system (will replace genres at some point)
  • delete all system messages link in my messages
  • audio/sub language norwegian
  • more company<->anime relation types


  • first version of custom css support


  • producers have been generalised to companies
  • shortname, synonyms and type have been added for companies
  • a type has been added for anime<->company relations, currently only displayed in a tooltip on the animepage
  • minor bugfixes


  • new producer handling, producers are now handled more like groups/genres. for now the old producer data is still displayed on the anime page in () I'll look into possible ways to convert the existing producer data someday.
  • a couple of bug fixes


  • image on group page
  • caching on group page
  • profile option to hide award images on anime page


  • .5 anime votes are now possible (enable via profile setting)
  • lame db entries page split into subpages (mod only)
  • some bug fixes


  • a lot of additional caching added
    • notify/message popup only checked once every 60 seconds
    • anime titles on animelist page cached
    • eps on anime page cached
    • new-file status for eps on anime page cached

this has probably introduced new bugs. especially together with chi or the api. (expect to see new types of out of sync issues)


  • minor bug fixes
  • minor changes


  • new version of anidb hint by egg
  • some minor bug fixes


  • added aggressive caching to the anime page


  • new caching system, this is very likely to cause new random features, so please report any strange changes!
  • minor changes fixes


  • the anime page's group info field now highlights own groups
  • creq notify messages now contain a link to the full creq
  • new max length for kanji/romaji ep titles (1000/250 chars)
  • allow normal users to see old creqs (without userinfo)
  • better creq navigation for mods
  • fixed problem with dates <1970 for files and eps
  • minor fixes



  • added unknown/censored/uncensored flag for files
  • added first version of links page
  • mylist now allows mass changes of filestate
  • minor changes

Mod Only:

  • finished userinfo page
  • linked to userinfo page from all over anidb
  • changed creq history view to reuse the normal creq display code

Older Changes:

  • updated html-anidbstyle theme
  • updated html-cleancut theme
  • updated html-lightblue theme


  • recent review votes overview on myreviews page
  • own review comments can be viewed
  • mods can manually add generic files to eps
  • some mylist reports do no longer list generic files
  • minor stuff


  • first version of new review voting system
  • more mylist reports
  • minor bug fixes


  • updated the anidb forum to phpbb 2.0.11


  • new dedicated login page (via * link in the login area) where the keep cookie option can be selected
  • disabling the notify popup in the profile section now only disabled the popup and leaves notifications and the link in the login area enabled.
  • new mod only creq features
  • some internal changes


  • ed2k_dump now has an identify only mode
  • ed2k_dump now shows anidb filenames
  • file edit notifications are no longer send to users who only changed a file via AoM auto-creqs
  • file edit notifications can now be enabled/disabled seperatly for files one owns and files one editied.
  • more info in edit notification messages


  • mylist does now use the prefered language for episode titles
  • mylist does now show the aired date of eps, if available
  • rss feed contains more info, more files and is linked in the anidb header
  • users are now notified about changes to files they own or edited in the past
  • internal creq changes


  • added new "length" data value for files (aom 0.6 will auto creq those)
  • some modifications to the notification history
  • fixed two bugs introduced with the last update which made adding files or registering as a new user impossibe in some cases


  • first version of notification history: myplace -> mynotifies -> show history
  • internal db-related changes (might cause new random features)


  • a currently pending creq is now displayed together with an error message if you try to edit an entry which has a creq pending
  • new mod only bulk message feature
  • new versions of the html-anidbstyle and html-cleancut export template


  • new version of anime hint feature
  • first version of mylist report page
  • some internal changes

older but not yet listed here:

  • some generic files fixes
  • new versions of mylist export themes html-anidbstyle, html-cleancut, html-lightblue
  • new audio and sub languages
  • mylist filestate icons added
  • some minor changes


  • performance improvements for anime hint (by egg)
  • whishlist/blacklist integration for anime hint (by egg)
  • new filestate for mylist entries (options depend on type of file normal/generic)
  • language for ep titles choosable via profile settings
  • xkeepoldcookie option to prevent the remember password option from invalidating all other autologin cookies, see: http://www.anidb.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2316
  • first implementation of generic files, for now they are added only for new eps, once all bugs have been taken out they will automatically be added to all already existing eps too. generic files are shown on a white background and have a size of 0 bytes. it's very likely that they break some parts of anidb, so happy bug hunting :P
  • profile option to hide generic files on anime view
  • temp. voting is now only allowed if the anime has already started airing (only if an airdate is added though)
  • it's now possible to unhide pending, autogenerated creqs and to revoke them
  • some minor changes


  • lowlevel db changes
  • "minor changes only" is now checked by default when editing a review
  • an anime can now directly be added to a specific whislist category from the anime page
  • new wishlist category "blacklist" added, it has no special meaning yet, however someday animes on ones blacklist will be hidden in some views (i.e. anime hint)
  • access to ones wishlist can now be granted to other users
  • end date added for animes (date the anime finished airing)
  • perm. voting for an anime is now only possible if an end date has been added for the anime
  • new user signup/password reminder handling
  • autologin cookie no longer stores plaintext password
  • file comments are now included as image tooltips on the anime page
  • file extension is now by default automatically extracted from the ed2k link when adding a file to anidb
  • it is now possible to add english, romaji and kanji titles for episodes
  • max. char count for animegroup comments changed from 500 to 1000
  • groups which added a file within the last 24h are now always unhidden in the group info box
  • one can now choose to recieve notifications if a group drops an anime one is collecting in the profile settings
  • new latest animes page
  • only the owner of an anime or mods may add genres to an anime
  • first version of UDP API (notifications), first client will follow soon
  • minor changes
  • lots of new bugs :)


  • ann links added for animes
  • warning page @ file add added if no ed2k link is given or another file with the same size is already added @ ep
  • note @ signup to not use hotmail or yahoo addresses as their spamfilters seem to eat a lot of anidb signup emails lately x_X
  • minor bug fixes


  • it's now possible to add first aired/released dates to animes
  • perm. voting will revoke ones temp. vote
  • minor fixes


  • files which are <=48h old will not be marked deprecated
  • files which are <=7d old will not be hidden even if deprecated


  • new template SDK added
  • new templates added
  • new temporary voting added
  • episode based voting added
  • new animevotes overview page for each anime added ([graph] link @ rating)
  • new chii commands: !votetmp, !voteep
  • mayor internal changes to the voting system, might have introduced new random features, please keep your eyes open.


  • bug fixes
  • add file should now always use the size from an ed2k link if one is provided.
  • the deprecated files handling has been changed, these files will no be automatically unidden, they're still marked as being deprecated though:
    • files in mylist.
    • all files with more than 50 users.
    • if hiding deprecated files would only leave <= 1 files left all files will be unhidden.


  • anime awards are now activated (not all are added yet though)
  • first version of mylist compare is online


  • new profile option to hide other titles in anime list
  • new profile option to select prefered title type in mylist
  • first version of "deprecated files" feature: files which match the following criteria are marked deprecated and will be displayed in grey (or even hidden if the profile option is set).
    • the ep has >=50 users and the file has <=3 and is not marked crc checked
    • the file is marked as crc incorrect
    • the quality of the file is < low
    • another file by the same group and in the same version exists and is crc verified while this file is not (this more or less implies that this file has a broken crc after all)
    • another file by the same group and in a higher version exists and is crc verified.* minor bug fixes and changes


  • anime awards are implemented but disabled as they cause some problems atm
  • there is a profile option to hide kanji titles on the animelist page (not very usefull untill all titles have been updated though)


  • hentai warning (disable via profile setting)
  • raw stats updated to give an error message if queried while a stats update is in progress. (see: http://www.anidb.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=933)
  • new title types now also shown on anime page
  • more q&d workarounds to lower server load on up2date and anime hint
  • additional filters for anime hint
  • myreview page now lists own review votes when reviews of other users are displayed


  • anime hint now only takes votes from users into account who have at least 100 files in their mylist and voted for at least 50 animes.


  • more titles types added
  • strict enforcement of character encoding for anime titles


  • it's now possible to see the status of sent anidb messages.


  • complete rewrite of the creq code this has probably introduced many new random features.


  • Lafiel[AR] shows more events now (#anidb-log @ irc.chatsociety.net)
  • the search box now searches for groups if used while on the grouplist page


  • polish language support added
  • cliffhanger tag for eps removed (it was to unclear)
  • anime hint Q&D fixed



  • more relations (anime<->anime) added


  • "hide unviewed" mylist filter added (requested by SilverWordz)
  • "hide own reviews" filter on latest reviews page
  • ed2kdump now lists crc info


  • some little changes and bug fixes


  • add/edit file and mass add now have 3 group dropdowns. one is ordered by group name, one by group short name and one lists all groups which already subbed a file for the anime.
  • it's now possible to revoke anime/group votes. see: anime/group vote popup
  • it's now possible to add comments to each anime/group entry. see: anime page
  • it's now possible to vote for each release by a group. meaning you can vote for each anime/group combination. the links are located on the anime page
  • it's now possible to add relations between groups. i.e. for a group [A&B] the groups A and B can be added as "parent" groups. see: group page


0.0.58dev - 12.06.2003

  • anime page now also shows mylist state of files (on hdd, ...)
  • advanced search allows searches by ranking/reviews
  • mylist action dropdown has new option update which copies the selected files into the mass update form
  • it's now possible to see a list of reviews by a given user (via userlist or at the right side of each review)
  • it's now possible to see a list of all votes by a given user if he has allowed this
  • new profile option to allow other ppl to see your votes list (disabled for old accounts, defaults to enabled for new accounts)
  • new voting info/naming scheme added
  • bug fixes
  • minor changes

0.0.57dev - 07.06.2003

  • it's now possible to send all selected files in the anime view to an ed2k client via javascript (thanks go to PetriW for his support)
  • episodes now have additional flag recap (more might be added later)
  • reviews can now be edited by the author
  • old anidb links (anidb.net) are now correctly forwarded to the new server
  • some bug fixes
  • some minor changes

0.0.54dev - 01.04.2003

  • searches using the quick search field will now directly bring you to the anime page if only one anime matched your search
  • mylist entries can be changed on a per anime basis using the new checkboxes displayed when no mylist entry is expanded.
  • new myreleases page on the mypage

0.0.53dev - 31.03.2003

  • new mylist states which can be selected for every file in mylist

(unknown, on hdd, on cd, deleted, shared, release)

  • mylist states can be set on every page where this is usefull (mylist edit, mass add to mylist, ed2kdump, ...)
  • mass update/mass change allows to change the infos of a bunch of files in mylist via their ed2k links (much like ed2kdump does)
  • mylist data is now heavily cached, this could lead to some wrong eps/totaleps and seen/eps values from time to time but it will generally improve the performance of the mylist page greatly.

0.0.52dev - 21.03.2003

  • mylist now supports removal of entire animes with one click
  • bug fixes
  • minor changes

0.0.51dev - 12.03.2003

  • new myplace page which now lists all the links to the personal pages
  • new myreviews page
  • new notification function (atm only available for anidb/ar staff)
  • bug fixes
  • minor changes

0.0.50dev - 15.02.2003

  • ed2kdump allows to specify additional mylist data
  • up2date allows group filtering
  • creq page allows user to clear own creq history
  • minor changes

0.0.49dev - 12.02.2003

  • db change request handling changed
  • db change request stats
  • db change request messaging
  • minor changes

0.0.47dev - 07.02.2003

  • min file size is now 512bytes (was 1MB)
  • myvote page is colored
  • ed2kwatch supports mass ignore
  • massadd allows adding to mylist as watched/unwatched
  • all anidb pages have specific page titles
  • new stats:
    •  % viewed of total eps in anidb
    •  % in mylist of total eps in anidb
    •  % viewed of eps in mylist
    • top10: most viewed eps
  • password reminder function (on login failed error page) allows users to request temporary passwords
  • included reminder to hassle /me if the passwd email doesn't arrive within 15mins
  • minor changes

0.0.46dev - 06.02.2003

  • fixed bug in massadd if special eps are present
  • added crc/md5 to massadd page

0.0.45dev - 08.01.2003


0.0.44dev - 23.12.2002

  • group page now lists all subbed animes
  • genre search is much faster
  • genre search can be initiated by clicking [more] behind the genre listing on the anime page
  • new mod feature "lame db entries" (anidb mods only)
  • other little changes

0.0.43dev - 16.12.2002

  • extra language and fileversion data is now also shown in mylist
  • more info in ed2k link file names
  • option to display all ed2k links for an anime as a text listing "Export ED2K Links"

0.0.42dev - 14.12.2002

  • it's now possible to add special/extra eps to an anime

0.0.41dev - 07.12.2002

  • crc can be marked as unchecked/checked/missmatch
  • file version v1-v5 can be selected

0.0.40dev - 27.11.2002

  • myvotes allows to display and revoke own votes
  • !vote and !voteg cmd of chii have allow revoting too

0.0.39dev - 22.11.2002

  • new "Request Edit" function to request db changes for anime/ep/file/group.
  • some minor changes

0.0.38dev - 17.11.2002

  • Added new ed2kdump feature
  • Some minor changes

0.0.37dev - 18.10.2002

  • added v0.01 of the review feature

0.0.36dev - 10.10.2002

  • fixed ed2kwatch
  • fixed title/genre/sequel adding to animes owned by other ppl
  • fixed case sensitive ed2k links bug