Plumi 0.2.1-final (Sep 23, 2008)
This is an bug-fix update to the second official stable release of Plumi. Plumi is an out-of-the-box content management system for video sharing and community creation.
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|Tested with||Plone 2.5|
0.2 Release of Plumi Video Sharing Platform
We're pleased to announce a series of major updates to Plumi, the free software video sharing content management system. These updates include major enhancements to site speed and reduced server load, a new design and features such as tagging and call outs.
More specifically the improvements include....
We've added a new content type: "Call Outs" to help people looking for content for a DVD compilation, screenings, film festival or crew for a production.
The addition of qPloneComments adds email notification if someone comments on a video or responds to a comment and allows fine grained administration of commenting. A comments portlet is also added to the front page.
We've improved the vodcasting performance using a catalogue based RSS2 feed view implementation, meaning RSS2 feeds load much faster.
Tagging is now based on the Vaporisation product resulting in much faster page loads and navigation of content.
PERFORMANCE AND TEMPLATE ENHANCEMENTS
- templates are refactored into a new 'Five' style view implementation that are Plone 3 ready resulting in faster page loads
- video listings no longer wake the objects from the zope database (ZODB) improving catalogue searching and speed
- Plumi 0.2 runs now on Plone 2.5.5 (Plone 3 coming soon)
- a new design cleaner design - thanks Trollfot!
A demo site with the improvements can be found here:
For a full list of features see http://blog.plumi.org/features/
NEW PLUMI SITES
A number of organisations have implemented Plumi in the previous few months. These include...
- iCommons Summit - http://video.icommonssummit.org/
- World Social Forum TV - http://wsftv.net
- CabTube - http://cabtube.cab.unipd.it/
- Africa on TV - http://www.africaontv.com/
- Contents Portal Shikoku - http://archive.ict-tokushima.jp/plumi/
Plumi 0.3 will include bittorrent functionality, user side enhancements to video pages, Transmission metadata standard, improved video transcoding and more. Upgrading to Plone 3 will be happening in the coming months also.
0.2.1-final (Sydney) - 23rd September 2008 Tag 0.2.1-final release, mainly bugfixes from 0.2-final. See below for details. 0.2.1 rc2, rc3, rc4, rc5 (Singapore) - 19th September 2008 New version of PlumiSkin , with bugfixes for call outs icon on login success page, and ordering of videos on author page http://dev.plone.org/collective/changeset/61097 http://dev.plone.org/collective/changeset/72143 Fix correct version of ATVocabularyManager for plone 2.5.x / plumi 0.2 -- using version 1.4 final release Bugfix for RSS2 on non-video object feeds in ATVideo - http://dev.plone.org/collective/changeset/72153 0.2.1 rc1 (Kuala Lumpur) - 18th September 2008 A bug-fix, maintenance branch created for work on plone 2.5.x / plumi 0.2 code see http://dev.plone.org/collective/changeset/71539 Indytube bug fixes , on new branch 'plumi-0.2.1-0' see https://svn.engagemedia.org/project/indytube/tags/plumi-0.2.1-0/CHANGELOG.TXT ATVideo RSS view bugfix, on new branch 'plumi-0.2.1-rc1' (http://dev.plone.org/collective/changeset/72078) see http://dev.plone.org/collective/changeset/72079 Third party products updated since plumi-0.2-final see http://dev.plone.org/collective/changeset/72082
For the entire changelog , see