[Zope-Annce] ANNOUNCE: Zope 2.4.0 alpha 1 released

Brian Lloyd brian@digicool.com
Thu, 31 May 2001 16:55:05 -0400

Hello all,

  Zope 2.4.0 alpha 1 has been released - you can download it from


  Highlights of what is new in Zope 2.4:

    - Zope 2.4 supports (and requires) Python 2.1

    - New restricted execution architecture

    - WebDAV Level 2 locking support

    - New "WebDAV Access" permission

    - A new built-in 'Authenticated' role

    - Product refresh without restart during development

    - New "Drop-in indexes" support for ZCatalog

  Be sure to see the Zope 2.4 Migration Guide:


  which outlines the new features and provides other important 
  information for users of Zope 2.4.

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



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


  Note that this is an alpha release, so it is available as a source 
  distribution only. We will make binary releases available with the 
  first beta release.

Brian Lloyd        brian@digicool.com
Software Engineer  540.371.6909              
Digital Creations  http://www.digicool.com