[triangle-zpug] Plone 2.1 released

TJ Stankus tjstankus at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 8 00:30:15 CEST 2005


Ahh, I missed this. I've been following the Plone-Dev list more closely than
Plone-Users. At any rate, I'm glad it's here. Kudos to all who worked to make
it happen.

-TJ

--- Geoff Davis <geoff at geoffdavis.net> wrote:

> While we do want people to take the initiative, in this case people are
> actually on top of things.  Here's what Limi wrote to the plone-users
> list:
> 
> Subject:      Plone 2.1 released - calm before the storm ;)
> From:         "Alexander Limi" <limi-
> z4DKO/sx8wnYtjvyW6yDsg at public.gmane.org>
> Newsgroups:   gmane.comp.web.zope.plone.user
> Date:         Wed, 07 Sep 2005 03:58:56 +0200
> 
> Hi,
> 
> As most of you have probably discovered, Plone 2.1 has had a soft
> release  
> today - meaning that the final code is tagged, and the tarball is  
> available at http://plone.org/download (and yes, the change log for 2.1
> is  
> 2200 lines lines long - makes for perfect bedtime reading ;)
> 
> The full release will happen in a few days when the Windows and Mac OS
> X  
> installers are available, and the marketing material, press release
> and  
> upgrade/migration docs are ready. We would also like to make sure you
> do  
> not submit the news of the release to news sites before we are ready
> with  
> the full installers and documentation, so we can maximize the impact
> and  
> let newcomers have a good impression of Plone. You can keep a secret
> for  
> the community, right? ;)
> 
> I'd like to use this pre-announcement to encourage those of you who
> know  
> how to install from the tarball to give the new release a go, and to  
> extend a big THANK YOU to all of the people from the Plone Team that
> made  
> this release happen. It's the culmination of over a year of hard work,
> and  
> it's the most awesome Plone release yet. You all rock, and I hope to
> see  
> as many of you as possible at the Plone Conference 2005 in Vienna!
> 
> Plone 2.1 is ready to take on the world!
> 
> 
> PS: As-it-is-progressing documentation on what's new in Plone 2.1 can
> be  
> found here: http://plone.org/documentation/whatsnew/2.1 (still not
> done,  
> but has some details)
> 
> On Wed, 2005-09-07 at 17:58 -0400, Chris Calloway wrote:
> > TJ Stankus wrote:
> > > Maybe they're waiting
> > > for the Windows binaries to make an announcment.
> > 
> > Dunno. Windows binaries are built every night, though:
> > 
> > http://www.enfoldsystems.com/downloads.html
> > 
> > When Andy McKay's Plone book was published, there wasn't a word on 
> > plone.org about it for three months. So one day, I logged on, created a 
> > news item about it, and submitted it. Somebody published it:
> > 
> > http://plone.org/newsitems/News_Item.PloneGuidePublished
> > 
> > So, write your own news item and submit it. :)
> > 
> > There's supposedly a team that runs plone.org. Their mailing list hardly 
> > has any traffic and their wiki hasn't been updated in a year. Maybe they 
> > are waiting on you to come along and shake things up.
> > 
> 
> 
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