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Re: [libreoffice-website] CMS requirements / suitability testing
- Subject: Re: [libreoffice-website] CMS requirements / suitability testing
- From: Keith Williams <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 14:15:56 -0400
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oh, I've been using Drupal for about 4+ years and know just about every
aspect of the system from theming to module development to performance. I'm
not an expert at it but I can at least show you some "cool" stuff it does.
I'd be willing to do this for a group of people using web conferencing, if
someone has access to that.
On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 2:13 PM, Keith Williams <
> I'd set up a demo, if you send me what the requirements are. I can
> probably do this in a day or two.
> You seem to be fairly set on silver stripe and if thats what you want then
> by all means do that. If you want a demo of Drupal and a site to kick
> around let me know. I can even show you how to use some of the major
> features. I'd like you to show me silverstripe in return though.
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 1:18 PM, Christian Lohmaier <
> email@example.com <lohmaier%2Booofuture@googlemail.com>>wrote:
>> Hi Keith,
>> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 5:51 AM, Keith Williams
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > [...]
>> > I would set out some tasks that the CMS will need to facilitate and
>> > from that.
>> See the start of the thread.
>> > I also think that you will find that using Drupal's solr search
>> > and integrated commenting / discussion features will help to open up
>> > participation by people.
>> silverstripe has that as well, as shown on the Faq-page of the demo:
>> Drupal might have a huge amount of extensions, a huge userbase and a
>> huge amount of followers, but as mentioned that doesn't matter to me.
>> Believe me:
>> I set up the mentioned guidelines/requiremente *before* looking for a
>> cms to try out myself, and not after playing with silverstripe.
>> And of course I visited pages like drupal and whatnot (used
>> wikipedia's overview as a starting point).
>> silverstripe was the first one where I could determine it would suite
>> my needs without spending hours on the corresponding website.
>> > Go to:
>> > http://api.drupal.org and see the documentation
>> > Check out the amount of documentation and information is available for
>> > configuring and managing Drupal. Does silverstripe have the same?
>> Of course silverstipe has api documentation, (
>> http://api.silverstripe.org/ ) documentation on how to configure the
>> modules, support fora, etc.
>> by looking at the api site, the list of core modules is very short.
>> (i.e. those that are maintained by the core developers of
>> silverstripe). But the point is also that it doesn't need that much
>> documentation, that the new site doesn't need much more than that.
>> You guys always demand that you definitely must try drupal - but did
>> /*you*/ have a closer look at silverstripe yet?
>> > [..]
>> > Anyway, I like Drupal obviously, but this isn't blind love. If I found
>> > something that I could develop as fast with and not do boring forms and
>> > reports by hand then I'd look into it.
>> See - same for me. Found silverstripe. It does what I want it do, thus
>> I'm happy with it, and the urge to look out for alternative
>> significantly diminished.
>> Fullquote snipped. Please do inline quoting without fullquotes.
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