[thelist] CMS: opensource or hand-roll?

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Thu Sep 18 02:03:34 CDT 2008

On 18 Sep 2008, at 04:50, Zachary Kent wrote:

>> If it's a small job, with limited editors and permissions, I still  
>> consider
>> going OTS first and then make the final decision after deeply  
>> understanding
>> the client's current processes and improved processes.
> Thanks for the advice.  I agree with you.  You have helped me decide
> that the world needs yet another CMS.   I have been leaning toward a
> template based CMS that generates standard XHTML so that the final
> site is not locked into the CMS' database.

So this is different from most existing CMSs, how?

> Of course it will be
> modular so I can sell the modules separately and maintain them
> separately.

The market in paid for CMS licensing is pretty small...


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