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Jan 31, 2007, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"It's been five years since Drupal, the popular GPLed Web development framework, has had a major version release. The new Drupal 5, which debuted in earlier this month, was eight months in development and incorporates more than 1,000 patches from nearly half as many contributors. It also features overhauls and updates in system performance, usability, user interface, and theming.

"The only requirements for Drupal 5 are a Web server, PHP (4.3.3 or greater), and either a MySQL or PostgreSQL database. PHP's XML extension has to be enabled if you want XML services such as Jabber, and Apache's mod_rewrite is also necessary if you want to have 'clean' URLs--and you probably do..."

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