[Zope-Annce] Zope 2.5.0 beta 4 released

Matthew T. Kromer matt@zope.com
Tue, 15 Jan 2002 12:19:49 -0500

  Zope 2.5 beta 4 has been released - you can download it from Zope.org:


The 2.5 beta 4 release contains minor additional fixes to 2.5 beta 3.

If you are compiling your own Zope from the source distribution, you 
should be sure to build and run it with Python 2.1.2 when it comes out. 
In the meantime, we advise that you build and run Zope with the Python 
2.1 maintenance branch from the Python public CVS to ensure that you 
have all of the latest fixes.

Particular features of interest in Zope 2.5

    * 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/2.5.0b4/CHANGES.txt
    * http://www.zope.org/Products/Zope/2.5.0b4/HISTORY.txt

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