[Chicago] Drupal equivalent?
kumar.mcmillan at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 15:28:34 CET 2008
On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 8:35 AM, Steven Githens <swgithen at mtu.edu> wrote:
> Last month I started using PyLucid for a few small side websites. The UI is
> still a bit clunky in spots, and the functionality is simple (part of why I
> chose it). Because of that it's also small enough for me to be able to read
> the code in one sitting and fix something I need to in my little slice of
> free time budgeted towards it. It's moderately active as well, and you can
> see them tag it every few months. I can give a small demo of it at the next
Steve, +1 for a talk on PyLucid
> Also, is our chipy.blip.tv account the sort of thing we can share
> internally? I have the video from September and could upload if whoever
> runs it doesn't mind sharing the password. I peeked around and it doesn't
> look like there is a feature to allow other Blip User ID's publish to a
> different channel ( though I could have missed it ).
> Adam Jenkins wrote:
>> Three CMSes came up in my search. I checked the trac on each of them and
>> they seem active. I've heard their names before, but haven't actually needed
>> to try them. I hope it helps.
>> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 6:03 AM, <skip at pobox.com <mailto:skip at pobox.com>>
>> A friend of mine is going to be running for alderman here in
>> Evanston and
>> asked me about content management software for websites. He mentioned
>> Drupal which I know nothing about. Feature-wise I presume he's
>> going to
>> want some fairly basic features: easy blog capability, user feedback,
>> top-level control of page appearance and templating, RSS feed
>> basic database capability, probably role-based permissions.
>> In the Python world I'm vaguely familiar with Plone and Zope (the
>> built on the latter, right?), but nothing else. I know plenty of
>> folks like
>> Django. Is there a content management system built on top of it?
>> On the
>> CMS page of the Python wiki:
>> I see a handful, none of which I recognize other than Zope, Plone and
>> PyLucid. I'm not keen on Zope simply because of its heft and
>> seems like it
>> woild be massive overkill here. That would seem to doom Plone as
>> well. (Is
>> it any easier to install/use?) PyLucid seems to have some of the
>> features I
>> mentioned about. I see someone (Massimo?) has built a CMS atop web2py
>> called KPAX.
>> So what to people use/recommend for CMS on smallish websites?
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