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Day: October 27, 2004

Magnolia 2.0 now Available

We are proud to announce the immediate availability of Magnolia 2.0 final beta, the free open-source J2EE content management system based on JSR-170. The release date of the Magnolia 2.0 is November 15th, 2004. Some highlights of Magnolia Release 2 include: a new JCR repository browser and editor that lets you configure your application completely through the GUI; a customized and customizable KUPU rich text editor; an updated Java Content Repository (JCR); improved caching; a completely rewritten GUI; and modularization so it is easy to write and add modules to Magnolia 2.0 without the need to touch the code base of the core CMS. www.magnolia.info

Astoria Software Launches Astoria for Aerospace

Astoria Software announced Astoria for Aerospace, commercial off-the-shelf software that can handle the demanding documentation requirements of aerospace flight operations, maintenance and training. Astoria for Aerospace is one product in Astoria’s new family of structured document management products for aerospace that manages the entire documentation lifecycle — authoring, review, assembly and, publishing — with entry level to full XML-enabled solutions. In addition to Astoria for Aerospace, the company is offering two additional products designed to provide a range of content management solutions for a variety of needs across commercial airline operators: Astoria FastDoc is purpose-built for the airline industry, simplifying update and publishing through Adobe FrameMaker, and serves as a launching pad for XML content management; Astoria Reviser automates the review and manual editing of revised flight manuals, along with generating edit summaries of front and back matter (Table of Contents, Index, List of Effective Pages). www.astoriasoftware.com