[EuroPython] EP website and tools : replacing CPS by Plone

Matthew Bull matthew.bull at telemedicsystems.com
Mon Feb 5 11:50:40 CET 2007

Dear All,

I'll pitch in here, the thing the always stopped me from offering to
help with the website was the need to learn / battle with CPS, I have
neither the time nor the mindspace to learn yet another CMS, but take it
to Plone and I'll help....


On Sun, 2007-02-04 at 22:07 +0100, Nicolas Pettiaux wrote:
> 2007/1/19, Nicolas Pettiaux <nicolas.pettiaux at ael.be>:
> > A question I raise:
> Dear all
> I do not read any reactions on my mail.
> I have received an account on the current EP website run with CPS
> (that is not actively developped anymore by its initial developpers !)
> to change the pages and adapt them, but ...
> I can hardly do what I want because I do have many troubles with CPS
> that does not present the users with pages that look similar to the
> ones seen by the visitors. So it would take me very much energy and
> time.
> As CPS is not actively developped anymore, its successor is *not* in
> python, I will not invest much more time, and I am sad of this
> situation that does not allow me to work on EP as I would like.
> What do you think ?
> I would also like to know how much time and work it would involve to
> change the EB website from CPS to plone, but if the new site is done
> with plone now, as we are starting the current site, it will take much
> less energy than if we do it later.
> Thanks for your comments,
> Nicolas
> >
> > on top of the fact that I do not know CPS at all but rather Plone as a
> > CMS, and have some trouble getting the needed access, I notice that
> > the Europython website runs on CPS, a tools once competing in the
> > zope/python world with Plone but not anymore since Nuxeo has decided
> > to drop it as well as python to go for java, I suggest that we
> > consider, now that this should not be too difficult has the EP website
> > should not be too populated with content, moving from CPS to Plone.
> >
> > I do also know more people in the community who could provide some
> > technical help with plone than with CPS.
> >
> > WHat do you think ?
> >
> > THanks,
> >
> > Nicolas
> >
> > --
> > Nicolas Pettiaux - email: nicolas.pettiaux at ael.be
> >

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