Virtual Collaboratory / News: Recent posts

ViC 3.0 Milstone 3 Released

Today, we're releasing Milestone 3 for the ViC 3.0 for evaluation and feedback. This is the third milestone in our migration to the Plone/OpenCore platform.

This version adds the following features:
Mailing lists
Group Calendaring
Documents & Resources
Blogging (Docs & Resources can be posted to any blog software supporting the metaweblog API)

We are making our corse source code available, which can be installed in any Zope-2.9.6 server with the opencore and CalCMF products available. Additionally .debs for ubuntu dapper & feisty are also availible.

Posted by Myddrin 2007-07-02

Virtual Collaboratory Installer Test 1 Release

Just released is the first test release of the 2.5 with a (mostly) working installer. This should ease installation significantly.

If you choose to download and install, please report all bugs & complaints to the sf bug tracker. Thanks!

Posted by Myddrin 2006-07-19

Interim Release, SVN and vic-svn list

Three quick bits of news:
1) We have released an interim release that is for the brave folks who would like to try their hand at installing ViC with out an installation script. Issues should be directed to

2) Our SVN repository is now live.

3) Commits to the subverison repository are noted in the vic-svn mailng list. The archive for the list is here:

Posted by Myddrin 2006-07-10

Public Email Archives

The ViC team is happy to announce that the archives for our development and user mailing lists are now open to the public.

devel archive:

user archive

RSS feeds of the posts are also available.

Posted by Myddrin 2006-07-07

Meeting Notes: Virtual Collaboratory Lays Out Milestones

Here are the minutes from our first meeting. The meeting took place on
June 9th, 2006 at 3PM EDT.

Discussions took place regarding the next two milestone releases,
tentatively scheduled for the end of the 3rd and 4th quarters

Milestone #1:
1) Ease Installation: Currently, installation is a pain requiring some in
depth knowledge of our work, zope, plone, mailman and smartarchiver. Work
as already been done in this direction and we are hoping that by the end
of the 3rd quarter it will be possible to use standard installation tools
for most of the process.... read more

Posted by Myddrin 2006-06-09

Virtual Collabortory Announces First Organizational Meeting

The Virtual Collaboratory project will be holding a meeting through the Open Source Developers' Forum on June 9th at 3:00 PM EDT. Topics to
be discussed are future milestones, version control, easing the installation process, as well as blue-sky ideas about future features.

The Virtual Collaboratory is an exciting tool which allows distributed users to hold meetings, participate in on-line discussions, share documents and many other features. It combines aspects of traditional collaborative software and social software solutions.... read more

Posted by Myddrin 2006-06-07

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