Zope v2.5 Final Released

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Jan 28, 2002


Zope Corp. Monday announced the general release of Zope v2.5.

Zope is a groupware server designed to enable the rapid building and deployment of Web content.

Zope Corp. Monday announced the general release of Zope v2.5. New in v2.5 are Zope Page Templates, built-in session tracking, encrypted password support, and a variety of other performance improvements.

New in v2.5 is Zope Page Templates (ZPT), a new model for dynamically generating pages. ZPT embraces W3C standards by leveraging namespace attributes to insert page directives. This approach was selected to enable site designers and developers to work side-by-side, since the interim and final product remains valid HTML.

Hadar Pedhazur, board chairman of Zope Corporation, when describing the release said, "Our new template model defines 'state-of-the-art' methodology for how site designers collaborate with developers. Zope is the compelling alternative to proprietary content management solutions with its emphasis on cost control and quality assurance. Upgrading the license to achieve GPL compatibility and a renewed Open Source Initiative certification, reaffirms Zope's leadership and commitment to open source."

Zope 2.5 also offers built-in session tracking, encrypted password support, and a variety of other performance improvements. Zope Corp. also just released version 1.2 of its Content Management Framework.

First released in 1998, Zope is particularly popular in the European government sector. Content publishers, managers, and application developers also use Zope.

As an open source product, Zope comes with complete source code and no software licensing fees. More than 20,000 developers throughout the world contribute to Zope, providing both ongoing support and enhancements.

Backed by Opticality Ventures, Zope Corp. is the leading provider of enterprise content management solutions based on the open source Zope application server and its new Content Management Framework. Zope Corp. also creates and deploys high-performance content management solutions. Source code is delivered with the vendor's systems.

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