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On Oct 25, 2010, at 7:52 AM, Bernhard Dippold wrote:
I don't think that a demo should have all of the features active when it
was thrown together in so little time. It is not work messing up your
server space with potential hacking.

As mentioned earlier, the problem derives from calling the testing area "demo". If it had been 
called "minimal version to start with" all these necessary functions would have probably been 
included from the beginning.

Common sense will show that missing functions can be included.

Common sense shows, that nearly every function can be included in Drupal. But it *has to be* 
included to start working with the CMS.

And time is too short to discuss the features - we have to start creating websites with whatever 
CMS will have been chosen.

It feels like we're on a slippery slope here, with some folks thinking we're still in demo phase, 
and others thinking we're already starting a prototype phase. Let's just draw a line in the sand 
and choose one or the other, and make it explicit so that everyone in this discussion is on the 
same page.

Until the decision of the Steering Committee there is still the chance to include the modules in 
the Drupal "demo". This would give the SC a real possibility to decide:
In my eyes allowing the people waiting for the starting shot to create their webpages *now* is 
the main precondition for their decision. What I read from Christian's mails this is still not 
possible for Drupal, so there might be no real decision...

I created a new table on the wiki page comparing only the necessities for going live with either 
Drupal or SilverStripe.

I didn't test these features in both of the CMS as I don't have the time ATM. I just added, what 
I remember from the discussion here.

Please update the table with your experiences.

It appears there is a "yes" for everything for Drupal here, and almost everything for SS.


Benjamin Horst
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