[development] google just pwned the brochureware site industry

Steve Dondley sdondley at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 16:46:52 UTC 2006

This has been in the back of my mind for a couple of months.  What's
to stop Google from hosting their own Drupal-like community software? 
It's inevetible in my opinion.  Maybe not this year or next, but
certainly within a decade.

On 2/23/06, Moshe Weitzman <weitzman at tejasa.com> wrote:
> Adrian Rossouw wrote:
> > http://pages.google.com
> >
> > Go play with the site editor, that's how our themes should work damnit.
> >
> > layouts / skins
> by site editor, do you mean the part link for 'change look'?
> and isn't our current theme system all about layouts/skins? what do you
> mean exactly? layout=chameleon, skin=marvin
> this google tool is impressive as far as user experience goes. but
> really, anyone who wants a site like this has far simpler tools to
> employ than drupal? when google decides to offer a CMS, then we are in
> for a fight. according to some rumors, this is forthcoming ...

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