|| ||Martijn Faassen <faassen-AT-infrae.com>|
|| ||Silva 1.5 released|
|| ||Thu, 02 Feb 2006 18:55:42 +0100|
Silva 1.5 released
2 february 2006 -- Infrae has just released version 1.5 of the
Silva content management system.
Silva 1.5 is the first Silva release that really starts using Zope 3
technology in the core, and is the first step in a longer
evolution. It does not have a lot of externally visible feature
changes, but focuses on making Silva work with Zope 2.8 and Five
1.2. Some of the changes:
* Silva now uses Zope 3 interfaces. SilvaLayout (to be released) does
not have to create Zope 3 marker interfaces anymore.
* Silva now uses the Five/Zope 3 i18n
architecture. PlacelessTranslationService is not in use anymore.
* Use Zope 2.8 style ZODB transactions.
* Some view code has been converted to be based on Zope 3 views. Some
adapters have been converted to be true Zope 3 adapters.
See doc/developer_changes.txt in the Silva core package for more
details about these changes. And of course a lot of bugs have been
squashed: see HISTORY.txt in the package for complete details.
What is Silva?
Silva is an enterprise-class CMS for managing content for the web,
print, and other media. Content is stored in clean and future-proof
XML, independent of layout and presentation. Features include a
multi-version workflow system, XSLT rendering support, integral
WYSIWYG editor (Kupu), content reuse in multiple publications,
sophisticated access management, extensive import/export facilities,
fine-grained templating, and hi-res image storage and
manipulation. Silva is entirely open source.
For more complete information, see the Silva Product Pages at
The package can be downloaded from http://www.infrae.com/download/Silva/.
Links to developer mailing lists, the issue tracker, and info about
CVS access can be found on the Silva Product pages.
FMI contact Martijn Faassen, faassen at infrae com, +31 10 243 7051.
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