Was Which CMS Should we Use for iglu.org.il - DrupalGeek picks Wordpress!!!!
shlomif at iglu.org.il
Thu Sep 24 23:56:01 IDT 2009
On Wednesday 23 Sep 2009 20:43:52 Lior Kesos wrote:
> I think the main issue, which is even more important then security is
> the size of the potential volunteering base.
> This issue was demonstrated lately on the work on august penguins site
> and the work on the hamakor site.
> I (Drupal Geek and wearer of many drupal shirts) wanted to help build
> the Hamakor site in Drupal, but eventually Gilad was fed up of me
> being to busy to actually contribute and thus built it in wordpress.
> They are WAY more people that can help out based on wordpress and I
> believe that this should be done in the simplest CMS around with the
> biggest user base(hence wordpress).
If I understand you correctly, you say that we should pick up the dominant
solution with the largest user base. However, I can say the same about
dominant solutions in other fields such as PHP, MySQL, or Microsoft Windows.
"Everyone knows Windows, so that's what we should use this because it's the
Brain-share in the market is an important consideration, but not the only one.
It's not hard to train people in adding new posts to a different CMS - it's
usually very simple. But we should not give in to the prevalence of WordPress
(or whatever) and not consider solutions that are better, just because they
are less popular.
Please let me know if I understood you.
> There are many people that can subscribe to security rss for wordpress
> or upgrade the plugin, I think that we are missing is people that will
> create content and there are many people with that affiliation in the
> wordpress community.
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