[Linux-aus] Drupal story on Computerworld

Bret Busby bret at busby.net
Tue Aug 25 19:42:59 EST 2009

On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Jeff Waugh wrote:

> Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 18:55:27 +1000
> From: Jeff Waugh <jdub at bethesignal.org>
> To: linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au, Linux Australia <linux-aus at linux.org.au>
> Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] Drupal story on Computerworld
> <quote who="Anestis Kozakis">

> 2009/8/25 Dahna McConnachie <dahna.mcconnachie at gmail.com>:
> > Hi all,
> > Thought you might be interested in this article I wrote on Drupal for
> > Computerworld:
> > http://www.computerworld.com.au/article/316068/drupal_gains_ground_down_under
> > Cheers,
> > Dahna
> The only main issue I have with this article is the following paragraph:
> ----------
> “I eliminated Joomla at the time because it did not have the same
> clean structure as Drupal. There were a few key features that Drupal
> also did a lot better out of the box. The best one being the URL alias
> [which enables you to] have a clean URL eternally pointed to a page,”
> he said.
> ----------
> I have Joomla! running on my own personal website and it took me less
> than 5 minutes to setup Clean (or short) URL's that will always take
> you to that same page.

Note: "at the time". Both systems have improved in different ways since then
(including better support for "pretty" URLs in Joomla).

- Jeff

With this discussion of Drupal, as Ekiga is apparently in the process 
of switching to Drupal, does anyone have any idea as to how the switch 
may affect Ekiga?

Bret Busby
West Australia

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