|| ||Piotr Pokora <pp-AT-infoglob.com>|
|| ||ANNOUNCEMENT: Midgard 1.6.0rc2 "Night Boat" released|
|| ||Tue, 19 Oct 2004 14:51:42 +0200|
Midgard 1.6.0rc2 "Night Boat" released.
Lodz, October 19th 2004 -- The Midgard Project has released the second release candidate
version of the latest 1.6 Midgard Open Source Content Management Framework.
Midgard provides a reliable CMS framework build on top of the LAMP
platform. Midgard's core features include internationalization,
accessibility, scalability and PHP connectivity.
Major features included in this release:
* Multilang support
* PAM support
* Apache2 module
* PHP4 module ready to use with Apache1 and Apache2
* New midgard-data
Multilang feature is now easy to use with the new midgard-data package
which allows to create or update databases very easily even for Midgard
beginners.This feature makes Midgard more flexible as it separates metadata
from the current language of objects.
PHP4 module may be configured with old Apache or new Apache2.
Both modules has caching facilities which increase performance and reduce
These modules have also abilities to work as old apache module which is
now deprecated and no more supported.
Midgard-data provides latest Midgard Component Framework - "MidCOM" ,
and its over twenty ready to use components. User-friendly "Aegir" and admin
interface "Spider" are also included in midgard-data. All Midgard
applications may be easy imported to database with new tool "datagard"
included in this package. Midgard-data also provides YAMP scripts.
Changes from rc1 release:
* Fixed duplicated records issue.
* API: Added mgd_debug_start and mgd_debug_stop functions.
* API: Added midgard-core's prefix and multilang to mgd_get_midgard.
* Fixes in configure.
* Database is dumped now before any new package is imported.
* Fixes to cache and quota tables.
Planned for stable release:
* Binary packages for most popular Linux distributions
* Automated and sheduled releases cycles
Download page for latest release:
Getting started with Midgard:
Users and developers support:
Mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org
The Midgard Content Management Framework was initially released in May
1999, and has since gathered a sizable user and developer community.
Midgard powers thousands of web sites ranging from simple organizational
websites to major portals like New Zealand eGovernment site and
Midgard is being developed by an international team of professionals.
Midgard's development team includes new media designers, system
integrators and content management consultants. Midgard development is
being supported by several commercial and governmental entities
including the European Union.
Piotr Pokora , Midgard Release Manager
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