Zope Weekly News for January 19th 2001
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Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 08:33:56 -0500 From: ethan fremen
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Zope Weekly News for January
Go to the Linux World Expo or EuroZopeCon,
Download Zope 2.3 now, WikisHereNow,
Get trained in Python and Zope,
and test Session Tracking in this imperative ZWN
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And Now For Something Completely Different:
If you are on the American continent, you must get a "free
exhibits-only pass", http://www.digicool.com/gary/lwexhibitspass.pdf
and attend the Linux World Expo January 31st / February 2nd, New
York. If you are in Europe you must attend the "EuroZopeCon",
January 23 and 24, Amsterdam.
A *true* Zopatista would visit both.
Train for the Revolution
Zopatista! Are you getting skewered because some PHB is making
nervous-noises about Zope? Tell them that they could take any of
their employees, and send them to kaivo to train in Python with
Mark Lutz, author of _Learning Python_:
Then the employee could learn "Zope Zen":
Finally, they could have that employee work on Zope for *three
years* -- or, for about the same price, they could buy a
shrink-wrapped content management system.
by Brian Lloyd
Zope 2.3 beta 2 release coming soon
Zope 2.3 beta 1 was released last week - so far there have been
only relatively minor issues. Beta 2 may come as early as Friday
the 19th, with fixes to the current known issues. We hope to get
2.3 finalized by the 29 of January.
Action in the Fishbowl has still been pretty slow since the
holidays. High on the priority list after the 2.3 release is to pay
some attention to organizing the dev.zope.org site.
by Michel Pelletier
Amos is on vacation, gorging himself no-doubt on French Fries,
French Bread, and French Dressing. I love French cuisine.
Everything I'm working on is secret this week. Sorry. Some great
book news is on its way so stay tuned! I guess I should throw in at
least "one link": http://www.zope.org/Documentation
to something quite useful.
--by Ethan Fremen
Track This Session!
You have to download and test "Core Session Tracking", http://www.zope.org/Members/mcdonc/Products/CoreSessionTracking
because the next generation Zope.org will depend on it heavily.
Thanks to Andrew Kenneth Milton for pointing out that SQL
Methods were absent from the new Documentation page.
A big round of applause for Ken Manheimer, for not only putting
together WikiForNow but actually spending the time to update all
the wikis on zope.org. Edit a wiki today!