I think we can have some fun discussing the pros & cons of our positions. I know that mine is flawed, but that doesn't stop me from having it.
On 10/21/07, John <[address removed]> wrote:
On 10/21/07, Mike Howard <[address removed]> wrote:
> I want an 'easy' way to build a web site wherein I build the structure and somebody else inserts and maintains some of the content. I want absolute control over which content goes where. I want it to be easy to make pages different. I want absolute control over the CSS. I don't need WYSIWIG layout. I don't need or want forms based site construction. I don't want to buy books to learn somebody else's system/model/etc so I can figure out how to use it.
> End of Rant.
As someone who works in Drupal, that's what it gives you.
> What I envision is a collection of PHP 5 objects [to hell with PHP 4] which support:
> database access
> optional active record style database access
> user login
> exceptionally simple templating [we use php and add some additional
> syntax to support insersion of Other-Supplied-Content]
> suggesting tags
> creating multi-tag searches with suggestions]
> WYSIWYG interface for Others supplying content.
Which is why I like Drupal - it gives me that.
> The problem model is: 'Lets build a bunch of hyperlinked pages which have content areas which are easy to update and maintain w/o bothering the programmer'
> Anyway, I'd like to roll this into the project.
Me too - but I'm going to miss the first meeting, apparently.
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