Drupal looks beyond open source zealots
Jul 22, 2010, 12:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gavin Clarke)
"Every few years, Drupal violates done of the industry's most
sacred rules: don't break your APIs.
"The next version of the popular open source content management
system – Drupal 7 – will do just that. And more. It
will offer a redesigned user interface that targets – gasp!
– non-technical users. It will hide features that devs know
"Also in the works: Drupal Gardens, for hosting sites built with
Drupal 7. It's analygous to Wordpress.com, and it's set to enter
public beta "very shortly".
"Such changes come at a critical juncture for Drupal. They're
intended to help increase uptake among content creators –
those outside Drupal's core audience of open sourcers."