[Zope-Annce] Announcing the release of Zope version 2.8.8
tseaver at palladion.com
Fri Jul 14 18:46:57 EDT 2006
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Zope 2.8.8 Released
On behalf of Zope Corporation and the Zope community I am pleased
to announce the release of Zope 2.8.8. You can download the sources
This bugfix release corrects the information exposure vulnerability
addressed in the "2007/07/05 Hotfix.",
You may remove that hotvix product from your instances after upgrading
to this version of Zope.
New features of Zope 2.8.x
- ZODB 3.4 with MVCC (multi version concurrency control) support.
MVCC solves nearly every problem with ZODB read-conflict errors
which is very important for high-traffic Zope sites.
- Extension Classes were rewritten as Python new-style classes making
all features of Python new-style classes available in Zope
objects. This includes support for cyclic garbage collection.
- Integration of Zope 3 technologies through Five
For more information on what is new in this release, see the
CHANGES.txt files for the release:
For more information on the available Zope releases, guidance for
selecting the right distribution and installation instructions,
Please report all the bugs you have found to the Zope bugtracker:
Supported Python versions
At this time the only **supported** and **recommended** Python
versions are 2.3.4 and 2.3.5.
Using Python 2.4.X is **not supported** and **not recommended** at
this time. Python 2.4.X will be supported when a security audit takes
place. This means that you are using Python 2.4 + Zope 2.8 at **your
own risk**. This warning also applies to binary packages that install
Zope packages together with a system wide Python 2.4 installation
(e.g. Fedora, SuSE...). Such installations are in general not
supported. In addition there some third-party products and Python
packages that don't work with Python 2.4 and can cause trouble when
using Python 2.4.
Tres Seaver +1 202-558-7113 tseaver at palladion.com
Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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