[Zope-Annce] Zope 2.5.0 Beta 2 is available

Matthew T. Kromer matt@zope.com
Wed, 05 Dec 2001 11:49:47 -0500

  Zope 2.5 Beta 2 has been released - you can download it from Zope.org:


Some of the bug fixes in 2.5 Beta 2:

    * Fixed a major memory leak
    * Adjusted some API changes which broke some products
    * Auto-recognition of page templates via .pt extensions on upload
    * HTTP range support fix, helps Acrobat reader

Particular features of interest in 2.5 Beta 2

    * Preview field in Image objects
    * Editable File objects under 64K for text files
    * New User management API
    * User folder password encryption
    * Security machinery accelerations
    * Document template rendering accelerations
    * Page Templates, an alternate page markup
    * Distutils infrastructure support for addons
    * Session Tracking
    * New Examples

For more information on what is new in this release, see the CHANGES.txt 
and HISTORY.txt files for the release:

    * http://www.zope.org/Products/Zope/2.5.0b2/CHANGES.txt
    * http://www.zope.org/Products/Zope/2.5.0b2/HISTORY.txt

For more information on the available Zope releases, guidance for 
selecting the right distribution and installation instructions, please see: