plone vs drupal at Greenpeace UK

Dylan Jay gmane at
Wed Apr 9 17:59:04 UTC 2008

Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Duane Raymond wrote:
>> Actually - as I also know Rob (who project managed the GP
>> requirements process) I tried to get a few Plone networks to
>> respond.  I both emailed ZEA Partners and the ZopeUK Association
>> lead 3-4 weeks before the presentation happened - and on the
>> issue of GP UK bid I heard nothing back as to if someone acted on
>> it (someone obviously did - but I don't know if it came via one
>> of those networks) - all despite chasing several times.
> If that's the case, it is indeed a shame. My point was more general, 
> though - if organisations want to evaluate Plone, you don't (only) have 
> to go out and find a vendor who's willing to make a bid; with a list of 
> requirements as detailed as the one they had, they could've engaged with 
> the whole community via the mailing lists and probably got a more 
> balanced response back - if anything, it would've made them better 
> informed buyers of the final product.

I agree with your sentiment but organisations like still like to deal 
with people not lists. We need to support the people who are on the 
ground, which is the integrators

More information about the NGO mailing list