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Highlights of WiX v3.0.5308.0

WiX v3.0.5308.0 was released on Saturday, 9-May-2009. You can download it from

WiX v3.0 is in release-candidate phase, approaching release: There are only 6 v3.0 bugs still open. See Rob’s bug breakdown.

Developer ID Description
Aaron Added detailed documentation about customizing the dialog sets in WixUI.
Aaron Removed build-specific version information from the WiX installer, now that we're so close to release.
Mike Fix WixSqlExtension to properly handle strings that contain identifiers that are already escaped.
Jason 2380391 Project reference to .wixlib forces light on every build
Mike 2782585 PermissionEx Error -ExecSecureObjects didnt close MSIHANDLE
Brian 2783049 Heat output produced does not Link, but does compile.
Eric 2785180 VSExtension does not work well when used in a Merge Module
Aaron 2786681 some missing intellisense tags
Me 2786736 Wix uses wrong msbuild version in vs2008: Note that this requires your .wixproj to be declared

so MSBuild builds the .wixproj using v3.5 tools.
Eric 2787116 WixExtensionSearchPaths should be outside
Brian 2788210 heat built wxs will not compile