[Zope-Annce] CMF 1.6.4-beta released

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Wed Apr 25 10:41:06 EDT 2007

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The CMF developer community is hereby announcing the release of CMF
version 1.6.3\4-beta. Barring any problems, the final version will be
released in about a week.

What is the CMF?

   The Zope Content Management Framework provides a set of services and
   content objects useful for building highly dynamic, content-oriented
   portal sites. The CMF provides the foundation for popular software
   packages such as Plone. It is intended to be easily customizable, in
   terms of both the types of content used and the policies and services
   it provides.

Where do I get it?

   For release files, change logs, installation instructions and more
   please visit http://www.zope.org/Products/CMF/CMF-1.6.4-beta.

   Roadmap and release information can be found at

   The CMF mailing list can be reached at the zope-cmf at zope.org address,
   to sign up please visit

   Please file bug reports, feature requests or suggestions in the CMF
   bug collector at http://www.zope.org/Collectors/CMF .

What has changed since the last release?

  Bug Fixes

   - Fixed test breakage / spew when running on Zope 2.8.

   - Use the property API to get the member specific skin, because
     direct attribute access won't work with PAS based membership.

   - Add POST-only protections to security critical methods (see

   - Fixed DST-driven test breakage in CMFCalendar by adding an optional
     'zone' argument to the DublineCore methods which return string
     renditions of date metadata.

  Other Changes

    - Switch to using GenericSetup 1.2 final release (From 1.2beta).

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