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Vendor import of CMF 1.5.2
author fguillaume
date Wed, 20 Jul 2005 16:21:26 +0000
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1 The Zope Content Managment Framework
3 Introduction
5 - What is content management, what is unique about CMF, what's the
6 future of the CMF
8 - Content and services. Introduce core ideas including: metadata,
9 search, distributed control, workflow, security, etc.
11 Quick Tour
13 - A quick, hands-on tour of CMF features.
15 Using the CMF
17 - Accounts - how to create an account, preferences, log in, log out, etc.
19 - Getting around - how to use navigation, favorites, member
20 folder, actions box, folder contents, cutting and pasting, undo,
21 etc.
23 - Using Services - use of pubic services: search, discussion, etc.
25 Working with Content
27 - Overview of content - distributed authorship, distributed
28 through out site, ownership, access controls (ie public versus
29 private), workflow, metadata, catalogability, etc.
31 - Folder, Topic, Document, File, Image, etc. Desribe what each
32 built-in content type is good for, how to create and edit them,
33 and other features (if applicable).
35 - Formats (stx, html)
37 - Metadata - overview, why it's important, and definition of the
38 various metadata fields.
40 - Remote authoring - FTP & WebDAV. How to use various editors. How
41 to set metadata headers, how to handle errors, etc.
43 - Workflow - how content flows through workflow. How to move
44 content along in workflow. Your inbox.
46 Configuring and Customizing the CMF
48 - Overview of services - they are customizable and
49 configurable.
51 The following sections describe each service, including it
52 purpose and use.
54 - Basic configuration - Portal configuration stuff
56 - Look and Feel - Skins (how to configure skins and override look
57 and feel elements), DTML, Page Templates, etc.
59 - Workflow - configuring workflow states, transitions, actions
61 - Search - cataloging, building search forms, searching public and
62 private content
64 - Membership (using various authentication sources, managing users
65 and their preferences, user data schemas)
67 - Discussion
69 - Security - setting roles and local roles - permissions needed to
70 add various types of content and other objects.
72 - Syndication
74 - Versioning XXX fiction? XXX
76 - Personalization XXX fiction? XXX
78 Scripting the CMF
80 - Overview of scripting CMF
82 - Customizing Skins - how to customize skins by overriding
83 scripts.
85 - API docs for CMF tools and other scriptable objects. Should
86 include plenty of examples.
88 Glossary
90 - XXX is this needed? XXX
92 Notes
94 - Emphasize the *demo* aspect of demo folder
96 - Emphasize fundamental ideas: content types, services, skins