Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 15:54:18 -0500
From: Amos Latteier <[email protected]>
Subject: FYI: Zope Weekly News
Zope 2.1 beta one was released this week. There will probably be
a relatively short beta period before Zope 2.1 final comes out.
Zope 2.1 focuses on boosting reliability and performance.
In other news, Zope community members continue to crank out
code, documentation, publicity, and all manner of excitement.
* Zope 2.1.0 beta 1 was released. This release includes many bug
fixes, performance and reliability improvements and a number of new
features such as the beginnings of internationalization support and
relevance ranking for ZCatalog.
* Paul Everitt announced that there will be a Zope track at the
upcoming Python conference in January. There are still two slots
open if you’re interesting in giving a Zope presentation.
* Simon Michael announced ZWiki 0.2, a Wiki-style on-line
* Pavlos Christoforou released ZpdfDocument-0-0-1, a Zope
product to create PDF output from structured text and HTML. Very
* Edd Dumbill announced SiteSummary 1.2.1, which allows you to
manage RSS channels within Zope.
* Zope guru Martijn Pieters posted a summary of his Zope talk at
NLUUG, the Dutch UNIX Users Group. Interesting stuff.
* Evan Simpson enhanced his awesome Python Method product which
allows you manage Python methods though the web.
* Paul Everitt posted an interesting summary of what it would
take to get GNOME talking to Zope.
* Itamar Shtull-Trauring announced ZCache Product v0.1 which
allows caching of Zope method calls. This looks like a very
interesting start at addressing caching issues in Zope.
* Linux.com is now running a Zope banner ad created by Michael
Bernstein. Linux.com hosts banner ads for a number of Linux
* Alexandre Ratti posted an extensive How-To on creating and
using HTML selection lists in Zope.
* Doug Hellmann released Chameleon 0.1.0, a Zope product which
allows content to be themed.
* Jon Udell mentioned Zope again on Byte.com, this time in a
column on Linux and ODBC.
See you next week.