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Re: [libreoffice-website] [SC] Decision about CMS


If you want to drive the site you can login with admin root:

admin/bhorst$1234

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Keith Williams <
kwilliams@thoughtfarmproductions.com> wrote:

> Just login to the site, you don't have admin rights, your just a user with
> some perms.
> admin/bhorst$1234 is password.
>
>
>
> 9, 2010, at 8:56 AM, Graham Lauder wrote:
>
>> > > On Tuesday 19 Oct 2010 12:39:56 Keith Williams wrote:
>> > >> My opinion...
>> > >>
>> > >> Basically the only person that seems to want silverstripe is
>> Christian.
>> > >> I think there are 3-4 people here that like Drupal in this group.
>> > >
>> > > Add one to Christians Group,
>> > >
>> > > I tried your demo and I also tried the Silverstripe demo. The
>> > > silverstripe interface is pretty intuitive I was changing permissions,
>> > > adding users and groups in no time. Excellent
>> > >
>> > > The Drupal Demo, I figured adding groups, couldn't figure how to
>> manage
>> > > users or permissions and managed to post content
>> >
>> > http://www.mywebclass.org/~bhorst/admin/user<http://www.mywebclass.org/%7Ebhorst/admin/user>
>>
>> Access denied for testuser login
>>
>> >
>> > > I did a comparison on Compare between Silverstripe and Drupal and
>> while
>> > > there were swings and roundabouts, the significant difference was that
>> > > most of Drupals functionality seemed to come from addons or plugins
>> and
>> > > I couldn't see any easy way of installing said plugins..
>> >
>> > You would not be able to install modules in the demo, since they require
>> > filesystem access. However, installed modules (many of which come with
>> the
>> > system by default and can be considered "core" in an ordinary sense) can
>> > be enabled or disabled in the admin here:
>> > http://www.mywebclass.org/~bhorst/admin/build/modules<http://www.mywebclass.org/%7Ebhorst/admin/build/modules>
>>
>> Access denied again
>>
>> >
>> > > On the strength of the above I would go with Silverstripe.
>> > >
>> > > However in addition to that:
>> > >
>> > > Christian has a long history with the project and that does give his
>> > > opinion some gravitas especially given he will be responsible for the
>> > > CMS in the end.
>> >
>> > Yes, I respect Christian, but I don't feel that he is giving this issue
>> > sufficient balance. Having only installed Silverstripe once in a demo
>> > instance is no substitute for real-world experience with a platform. You
>> > may be disappointed in the half-complete Drupal Demo we've tried to set
>> > up, but I and colleagues have implemented Drupal in dozens of real-world
>> > sites for a vast array of clients, and it has stood up to the test.
>>
>> And please, don't think I don't rate your contribution over the years as
>> highly. :) and I thank you for giving time to the debate.
>>
>> >
>> > > The kicker for me though is that at some point in any OSS project
>> roles
>> > > change or people get added to teams for this sort of admin. The
>> number
>> > > of admins will expand quickly for all the various projects and the
>> > > faster they are up to speed on any CMS, the better. To me
>> Silverstripe
>> > > wins this hands down.
>> >
>> > I think quite differently here. There are far more people in the FLOSS
>> > world familiar with Drupal, some of OOo's infrastructure has already
>> been
>> > in Drupal, and new people who have used CMSs in the past likely have
>> > encountered Drupal. It's tested, it's robust, and it's widely known.
>>
>> Fair comment and I would agree that the Drupal community is extensive and
>> passionate, however my experience has shown in the past that the passion
>> can
>> get in the way of practicality, however having said that, my thanks for
>> your
>> reasoned debate to this point.
>>
>> My point was that people who are Drupal Geeks, while they may be out
>> there,
>> are not always Office Suite Geeks like you and I, the people who will end
>> up
>> administering this will invariably be the latter
>>
>> However, my mind is always open and if evidence is shown to the contrary
>> I'll
>> be happy to put my small weight behind it.
>>
>> I should probably point out here that the IIRC Daniel Carrera set up the
>> ingots site on Drupal. http://www.theingots.org Ian Lynch could confirm
>> or
>> correct that.
>>
>> Cheers
>> GL
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Graham Lauder,
>> OpenOffice.org MarCon (Marketing Contact) NZ
>> http://marketing.openoffice.org/contacts.html
>>
>> OpenOffice.org Migration and training Consultant.
>>
>> INGOTs Assessor Trainer
>> (International Grades in Open Technologies)
>> www.theingots.org
>>
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Follow-Ups:
Re: [libreoffice-website] [SC] Decision about CMSGraham Lauder <yorick_@openoffice.org>
References:
[libreoffice-website] [SC] Decision about CMS"Andre Schnabel" <Andre.Schnabel@gmx.net>
Re: [libreoffice-website] [SC] Decision about CMSGraham Lauder <yorick_@openoffice.org>
Re: [libreoffice-website] [SC] Decision about CMSBenjamin Horst <bhorst@mac.com>
Re: [libreoffice-website] [SC] Decision about CMSGraham Lauder <yorick_@openoffice.org>
Re: [libreoffice-website] [SC] Decision about CMSKeith Williams <kwilliams@thoughtfarmproductions.com>
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