Publishers using Drupal should like what they see with the release of Drupal 7.0.
So too in-house developers responsible for maintaining, upgrading and expanding the CMS to meet publishing goals.
From what we’ve seen so far, the administration interface received a much needed overhaul, common modules such as CCK are included and, importantly, it’s taken a giant step toward the semantic web by incorporating the Resource Description Framework (RDF), a suite of specifications for defining and understanding content metadata.
Nettuts+ gives an overview. Drupal.org gives the details.