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Re: PGDN and CVS

From: "Gavin M(dot) Roy" <gmr(at)ehpg(dot)net>
To: "Gevik babakhani" <gevik(at)xs4all(dot)nl>
Cc: <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>,"'Magnus Hagander'" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,"'Dave Page'" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Subject: Re: PGDN and CVS
Date: 2005-09-21 20:02:54
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Yes, is my pet project.  I'll send you some info on the framewerk list.


On Sep 21, 2005, at 12:52 PM, Gevik babakhani wrote:

> Is this Framewerk the same as
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: pgsql-www-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org [mailto:pgsql-www-
>> owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Josh Berkus
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2005 9:15 PM
>> To: Gevik babakhani
>> Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org; 'Magnus Hagander'; 'Dave Page'
>> Subject: Re: [pgsql-www] PGDN and CVS
>> Gevik,
>>> I'm not discouraged in anyway... I have just been looking over  
>>> and over
>>> for a CMS that we could use in our project. Time after time I end up
>>> with commercial products. And even if they are opensource, they  
>>> need to
>>> be so much customized that one has to put more time in  
>>> customizing the
>>> CMS framework rather than building the actual requirement.
>> What is it you're trying to implement, exactly, that you don't find
>> supported?  Is it the tree structure?
>> Even if existing CMSes require customization, I think it'd be  
>> better to
>> work with that project and try to get them involved in the  
>> feature.  As
>> far as I know, the only CMS you've really tried is Drupal.
>> Both Bricolage and Framewerk are intimate with the PostgreSQL  
>> community
>> and
>> could be counted on to work with you.  I don't think you even  
>> looked at
>> Bricolage after Marc set it up.
>> I also don't think you've evaluated "more time to implement" using  
>> valid
>> criteria.  If you do a custom CMS, you're going to need to  
>> impement all of
>> the common stuff yourself:
>> Authentication
>> User management (including "e-mail me my password, etc.")
>> Approval/rights structures
>> Versioning admin
>> Editors (inc. wyswyg and/or bbcode edit)
>> RSS
>> etc.
>> Did your really add up coding all of the above compared to  
>> customizing an
>> existing system?
>> Again, I'm not trying to discourage you, but from my perspective  
>> half a
>> CMS
>> is worse than none.
>> --Josh
>> --
>> --Josh
>> Josh Berkus
>> Aglio Database Solutions
>> San Francisco
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Gavin M. Roy
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