[ucc] Events on the website
theodore at ucc.asn.au
Thu Feb 19 07:14:40 WST 2009
Ok then, is there a reason we don't start using an FOSS CMS system for
administering the website, rather than the current solution.
If Joomla isn't popular I have no qualms dropping it. I'm just glad
that we're discussing this point rather than dismissing it outright.
Zanchey: Would you have another setup in mind, bearing in mind that
the list of python-powered CMS's is very short?
Is anyone willing to setup a plone demo so I can have a look see at it
Other CMS that we could use:
Drupal <- Well supported, popular, good candidate?
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 7:13 PM, David Adam <zanchey at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au> wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Feb 2009, Samuel Spencer wrote:
>> I've installed a test website here:
>> This took a few minutes to get setup and it provides more than what we need.
>> Its supported, open-source, can use OpenID and is pretty.
>> The big issue will be modifying the template to change the look, but
>> we can make up a nice site, thats easy to keep up to date.
>> If anyone wants to fiddle with this, let me know and I'll set up a
>> test account to play around with.
>> Can anyone suggest a reason not to do this?
> Yes. I have been an administrator for a medium-size Joomla! site (now
> counting about 1000 members) for three years now, and I've done
> contracting work using Joomla! as a base.
> I can assure you that Joomla! is nothing but a trail of broken promises
> and poorly-implemented extensions.
> David Adam
> UCC Wheel Member
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