Recent changes to the Plone mailing lists may require setup adjustments if you are posting via mail or Google Groups.
If you see any downtime or slow-downs on the site this weekend, it's just our upgrade gnomes doing their work.
There's a new Russian-language mailinglist for plone users and developers.
New user group looking for members!
For the first time, a book specifically for Plone content creators and editors has been published in North America.
Looking for those interested in a new Plone User's Group
Today (November 7th, US time) is the final day of the CMS awards 2006 arrangedby Packt Publishing.
As most of you have probably discovered, Microsoft finally updated Internet Explorer after about 5 years of using IE6. A lot of people are now using the updated version as their main browser. Most of the required tweaks to Plone to work well with IE7 were included in the Plone 2.1.3 and 2.5.1 releases, but a few issues remain.
Links to conference presentation downloads and info about more materials that will be online soon.
The Plone Foundation announces the results of their new Board of Directors for the 2006-2007 term.
Oxfam Canada and development partner Jazkarta announce the launch of the new Oxfam.ca Plone-powered website.
The nomination process has been open for the last week and has resulted in 15 valid nominations for this years Plone Foundation Board elections.
El Nuevo Diario, a main newspaper in Nicaragua, selected Plone for its special site to cover the upcoming presidential elections in that country.
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A note to those of you running Plone on SUSE Linux, the Plone 2.5.1 installer is now available.
The Plone Foundations Board of directors is member-elected. Anyone can nominate themselves for Board membership, and the Foundation members vote on the Board.
For those of you curious about Plone in the education space, here's a nice summary video about what the people at Rice University are doing with Plone.
Just a quick heads-up to those of you running Plone on Mac OS X that the installers have been updated to include Plone 2.5.1.
Today marks exactly five years since the release of Plone 0.1, the very first Plone release.
A potential security vulnerability was discovered as part of the recent security audit done in preparation for the 2.5.1 release. Any site running Plone 2.5 should upgrade to the latest version of Password Reset Tool. Plone 2.1.x and 2.0.x are not affected.
Plone is a top five finalist in the Packt Publishing 2006 Open Source Content Management System Awards. And Plone needs your vote.
Several interviews with influential Plonistas have surfaced recently, here are some resources for you to enjoy in preparation for the weekend.
We have prepared two new releases of the 2.5.x and 2.1.x series with default policy improvements to counter the spam attacks that some Plone sites have been a victim of lately. This is a required upgrade for all Plone sites, please be a responsible administrator and update your sites as soon as possible.
This is your chance to win an entry to the panel discussion on “Plone and Large Enterprises” at the 2006 Plone conference.
Read about how Plone won the battle against expensive commercial alternatives such as Vignette and Oracle Portal.
The plone.org web site is currently being hit with multiple spam requests from various sources (on the level of a DDoS attack), and we're currently cleaning up the mischief.
NCDAE is please to offer a Webcast on this important topic in the hopes that it will shed light on accessibility efforts in this open source movement.
If you are still running Zope 2.8.x on your servers, a new potential information disclosure exploit was recently discovered and fixed.
Philipp von Weitershausen was interviewed by Christian Scholz at EuroPython 2006.
Packt Publishing has launched a new award for the title of best open source Content Management System, 2006.