On August 11, 2002, version 2.3.0 was released. There had been so many new features that the pages were becoming too long. So, this version was the "great split version", creating subpages to group together related features, and thereby enhancing the Database and Table views.
The team started a schedule of releasing a new minor version (2.3.1, 2.3.2 ...) every two months. Version 2.4.0, released on February 23, 2003, included a new server/user management facility. Then came version 2.5.0, on May 11, 2003, to mark the new MIME-type cell transformation system.
Version 2.6.0—released on September 27, 2004—added support for the new
mysqli extension available in PHP 5 for better performance and improved security. The interface for this version ...