[Zope-Annce] Silva 1.6b4 released

Wim Boucquaert wim at infrae.com
Mon Oct 9 07:28:39 EDT 2006

Infrae has just released version 1.6 of the Silva content
management system. This release incorporates a range of
infrastructural changes that support upcoming extensions,
enhanced import/export functionality, and user interface

Some of the changes:

* Silva now uses ZCML for registration of Silva extensions and
  the content types they define. See doc/extension.txt for more
  information. See also doc/developer_changes.txt.

* Many i18n changes:
    - New languages
    - i18n fixes

* Lots of bugfixes

See HISTORY.txt in the Silva core package for more information
about changes and bugfixes in Silva 1.6. For developer-level
changes in Silva, see doc/developer_changes.

What is Silva?

Silva is an enterprise-class CMS for managing content for the web,
print, and other media. Content is stored in clean and future-proof
XML, independent of layout and presentation. Features include a
multi-version workflow system, XSLT rendering support, integral
WYSIWYG editor (Kupu), content reuse in multiple publications,
sophisticated access management, extensive import/export facilities,
fine-grained templating, and hi-res image storage and
manipulation. Silva is entirely open source.

For more complete information, see the Silva Product Pages at


The package can be downloaded from http://www.infrae.com/download/Silva/.

Links to developer mailing lists, the issue tracker, and info about
SVN access can be found on the Silva Product pages.


FMI contact Eric Casteleijn, eric at infrae com, +31 10 243 7051.

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