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From Andreas Hartmann <andr...@apache.org>
Subject Apache Lenya 2.0 Released
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2008 19:10:07 GMT
Apache Lenya 2.0 released
=========================

The Apache Lenya development community is very proud to announce the 2.0 
release of Apache Lenya.

Apache Lenya is an Open Source Java/XML Content Management System and 
comes with revision control, site management, scheduling, search, 
WYSIWYG editors, and workflow.

Apache Lenya is based on Apache Cocoon (http://cocoon.apache.org). You 
can use Cocoon features such as robust caching, multi-channel output, 
its many connectivity options to quickly build customized solutions to 
meet your specific needs that are not already covered by Apache Lenya today.

Check out the Apache Lenya website (http://lenya.apache.org) for more 
information.

The Apache Lenya Community



New Features in Apache Lenya 2.0
================================

Architecture
- Modularization
- Separation of API and implementation

Storage and Content Model
- Documents are referenced using UUIDs
- Improved management of internal links
- Configurable meta data element sets
- New protocols simplify repository access

Website Management
- Publication templating for re-using common functionality
   in multiple publications
- Create new publication instances via the GUI
- Support for configurable publication properties

Access Control
- Explicitly deny permissions on particular pages

Assets and Images
- Assets and images are treated as documents
- Image upload in source editor
- SVG-based server-side image resizing

Workflow and Versioning
- Quickly manipulate multiple documents
- Personal user inboxes
- Function to override other users' check-out

Miscellaneous Features
- Various usability improvements
- News / weblog module with RSS generation
- Language selection widget
- Dynamically generated layout images, e.g. round corners
- Better and more flexible editor integration (work in progress)

Development
- Usecase framework to simplify the implementation of user
   interaction functionality
- Improved repository API
- Cleanup of the code base


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