[Baypiggies] Baypiggies web site

William Deegan bdbaddog at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 03:41:18 CET 2010


On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 6:28 PM, Donna Snow <donnamsnow at gmail.com> wrote:

> There is a decent DjangoCMS http://www.django-cms.org/ that could be used
> instead. Although I've used Plone for a long, long time I'm leaning toward
> only using it for larger installs (intranets, large application builds that
> require heavy resources anyway) I'm finding it's overkill for most projects
> but works really well for larger installations (We build an app for CalTrans
> on it) So might be time to go Django and put the Plone site to rest. I don't
> have the time to maintain the Plone site (even in 3+ mode) I think our
> Pythonista's would be more comfortable with a python based site with a
> relational database (rather than object oriented) though Tony will have to
> move his book reviews..but we can export his reviews into xml format - does
> anyone know if we can import into Django once we've exported as xml?

I've actually been adding the book reviews as well.
I've written some logic to export the content as xml as well.

I think it wouldn't be to hard to hack up a converter to insert it into a
I'd really like to write something for GAE and use that.


> Donna M Snow, Principal
> C Squared Enterprises
> illuminating your path to Open Source
> (websites are being rebuilt)
> On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 6:11 PM, William Deegan <bdbaddog at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> I've been maintaining the Baypiggies website for a while.
>> Currently it's running Plone.
>> Of late it's been throwing some error messages which are beyond my Plone
>> knowledge level to resolve.
>> If there are any Baypiggies members who are very familiar with Plone
>> please send me a message off list to (bdbaddog at gmail.com)
>> Or if anyone could suggest another (preferably  written in python) CMS to
>> use?
>> For those who don't know, the website has a the following content:
>>    1. Job listings <http://baypiggies.net/index_html/job-listings>
>>    2. Book Reviews<http://baypiggies.net/index_html/user-group-association-program/BookReviews>
>>    3. RSS Feed for baypiggies events<http://www.baypiggies.net/index_html/events/RSS>
>>    4. Just Added: Slides from Baypiggies Presentations
>>    <http://baypiggies.net/index_html/eventfolder/slides>*
>>    *
>> If you're a former (or future) presenter and would like to have a link to
>> your blog and/or have your slides hosted and linked to from the event,
>> please send me email off list.
>> Thanks,
>> Bill
>> (Baypiggies.net webminator)
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