[Zope-Annce] Zope 2.5.0 Alpha 1 Is Available

Matthew T. Kromer matt@zope.com
Fri, 26 Oct 2001 16:55:07 -0400

  Zope 2.5.0 alpha 1 has been released - you can download it from Zope.org:


Zope 2.5.0 alpha 1 is a preview of things to come in Zope 2.5. While not 
feature complete (CoreSessionTracking is not in this release) this 
provides a good view of some of the change work which has taken place in 
the Zope trunk.

Particular features of interest in 2.5 alpha 1

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

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/2.5.0a1/CHANGES.txt
    * http://www.zope.org/Products/Zope/2.5.0a1/HISTORY.txt

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