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Silva 1.6.b3 released

Publication date: 7.October.2006, 09:15

29 september 2006 – Infrae has just released the first public beta of version 1.6 of the Silva content management system. This release incorporates a range of infrastructural changes that support upcoming extensions, enhanced import/export functionality, and user interface improvements.

Major changes

Silva now uses ZCML for registration of Silva extensions and the content types they define. See doc/extension.txt for more information. See also doc/developer_changes.txt.

Many i18n changes:

  • New languages
  • i18n fixes

Lots of bugfixes

See HISTORY.txt in the Silva core package for more information about changes and bugfixes in Silva 1.6. For developer-level changes in Silva, see doc/developer_changes.

What is Silva?

Silva is an enterprise-class CMS for managing content for the web, print, and other media. Content is stored in clean and future-proof XML, independent of layout and presentation. Features include a multi-version workflow system, XSLT rendering support, integral WYSIWYG editor (Kupu), content reuse in multiple publications, sophisticated access management, extensive import/export facilities, fine-grained templating, and hi-res image storage and manipulation. Silva is entirely open source.

For more complete information, see the Silva Product Pages at https://infrae.com/products/silva.


The package can be downloaded from https://infrae.com/download/Silva.

Links to developer mailing lists, the issue tracker, and info about SVN access can be found on the Silva Product pages.


FMI contact Eric Casteleijn, eric at infrae com, +31 10 243 7051.