Open Source Obama
Feb 18, 2011, 21:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"Every day, tens of thousands of developers from
businesses, colleges, and homes contribute patches or new code to
open-source programs. It's not every day though that the White
House does it. That's exactly what happened last week when the
White House's New Media Director Macon Phillips announced the White
House's second code release to the open-source Drupal content
management system (CMS).
"Drupal, for those of you who don't know it, is an excellent
CMS. According to a 2010 survey by Water & Stone, a digital
marketing agency, "WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal dominate the
marketshare (PDF Link) and brand strength ratings in the open
source CMS market. The Big Three lead in almost every metric and we
have seen little this year to indicate that their leadership is
being challenged in the near term."