[pmwiki-users] Meetup? Drupal?
jo at durchholz.org
Sun Oct 1 08:03:17 CDT 2006
> If you need real free software with a lot of add-ons (and
> decide not to go with PmWiki), make a list of features and investigate
> Xoops. It doesn't have the fame that Drupal and Joomla! have, but it's
> stable, has a strong community, many plug-in modules, and is more wisely
Ah well... Xoops didn't fare as well as Joomla in a comparison that one
of the speakers made (who isn't a Joomla programmer, he's just a book
author who's published various books, and he was actually quite critical
For those who can read German, you can see his slides at
For those who can't, there are the key points:
* Page 4 lists the numbers of hits for the various CMS systems
(Google queries were "Mambo CMS", "Drupal CMS", etc., without the
* Page 21 has a comparison for blogging features.
* Page 22 has a comparison for corporations.
* Page 23 compares for online communities.
Xoops actually comes off pretty well, but he found it lacking in a few
(Oh, and if you ever have an opportunity to hear Hagen Graf live, go and
attend. He has an outrageous tongue-in-cheek humor; his presentation was
not just informative but funny, too.)
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