[Zope-CMF] Re: [dev] will CMF 1.5 still support Zope 2.5?

Tres Seaver tseaver at zope.com
Tue Apr 20 15:56:27 EDT 2004

yuppie wrote:

> Yesterday I tested CMF HEAD with Zope 2.5 and found some issues:
> - several unittests are failing
> - a recently added import of 'aq_base' in CMFCore.utils seems to screw 
> up security declarations (don't know what's really going on here) with 
> the result that the skin is broken
> I'm not sure if it is worth to fix these issues or if it is time to 
> abandon Zope 2.5 support:
> - nobody should be encouraged to use a Zope version older than 2.6.4 
> (2.6.3 was broken, the older ones don't have the security fixes)
> - development would be easier, e.g. fixing 
> <http://collector.zope.org/CMF/191>
> What about making Zope 2.6.4 the minimum required version for CMF 1.5?

+1.  In fact, I think I agree with Paul that we could require 2.7 (or at 
least not try hard to maintain 2.6 compatibility).  The sea change there 
is big enough that I'd rather not straddle.

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