[Zope-Annce] Zope 2.7.0b2 Released

Chris McDonough chrism at zope.com
Tue Aug 26 22:07:15 EDT 2003

Zope 2.7.0 represents a concentration on software configuration and
installation improvement over older versions.  It requires Python 2.2.3.

Zope 2.7.0b2 is the latest release in the 2.7 development series.

You may download Zope 2.7.0b2 from Zope.org at

Users should note that Python 2.2.3 is now the required platform. 

Experimental RPM release

   An experimental release of Zope RPMS accompany the 2.7.0b2
   release. This RPM has been tested under Red Hat Linux 7.3,
   8.0, and 9.0.  Be aware that the Zope RPM requires the Python
   2.2.3 RPM which may or may not be available for your particular 
   platform.  See http://www.python.org/2.2.3/rpms.html for
   more information.

   A Zope source RPM is also provided for those who choose (or need)
   to create their own RPM binaries.

Particular features of interest in Zope 2.7.0:

 - DBTab integration (mounted databases for Zope).

 - New logging module support.

 - ./configure; make; make install installation
   from source

 - configuration-file-driven configuration

 - integration of ReStructuredText
 - OrderedFolder support

 - Many bugxfixes

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/2.7.0b2/CHANGES.txt
    - http://www.zope.org/Products/Zope/2.7.0b2/HISTORY.txt

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


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