[Linux-aus] Drupal story on Computerworld

Jeremy Visser jeremy at visser.name
Wed Aug 26 21:33:53 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-08-25 at 17:42 +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
> 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, you also wrote the following on the ekiga-list mailing list on the
23rd of August. There were actually three replies to your post, but you
must have missed them.

On Mon, 24 Aug 2009 00:16:58 +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
> What is drupal?
> Is it software that will replace ekiga?
> Does it mean that ekiga is to come to an end?

Drupal is simply a content management system (CMS), that is, a web
application (or basically a bunch of PHP scripts) that they can install
on their site to allow them to better manage their website.

Ref: http://tinyurl.com/cnpepe (You'll see that Drupal is search result

Drupal is what will run the Ekiga.net website. It is completely
unrelated to the Ekiga software itself.

What you said is akin to saying "Dairy Farmers is upgrading their
website. I wonder if the milk will taste any different!"
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