[development] google just pwned the brochureware site industry

Jeff Eaton jeff at viapositiva.net
Thu Feb 23 17:00:29 UTC 2006

This is a potential problem for places like Bryght, but I don't see
Google really competing with mambo/joomla/xoops/drupal/phpnuke.

I'm willing to bet that a Google CMS will be much better than a Drupal
configuration that duplicates its precise functionality. Whether Google
CMS will be able to adapt itself to match all the possible
configurations of Drupal is a separate question entirely. What are the
chances that this hypothetical google CMS will allow third-party
plugins/modules to be run on the google servers? Slim to none, I'm


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Dondley [mailto:sdondley at gmail.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2006 10:47 AM
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: Re: [development] google just pwned the brochureware 
> site industry
> 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.

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