[Grok-dev] CMS Project

Sebastian Ware sebastian at urbantalk.se
Wed Dec 12 04:53:17 EST 2007

12 dec 2007 kl. 05.39 skrev Matt Bowen:

> Hey all,
> Thanks for all the excellent feedback! I really appreciate your time  
> and insights. Please keep it coming :)
> To reply to a few points:
> On Dec 11, 2007 8:37 AM, Sebastian Ware < sebastian at urbantalk.se>  
> wrote:
> My penny... everybody who can creates a CMS at some point... how about
> creating a CMS-construction kit where configuration and modifications
> are done in code. Some components are allready available.
> I'd put money on you being right about everyone developing a CMS;  
> eventually it's just too tempting or feels too necessary. And a "CMS  
> Construction Kit" is a cool idea; however, I think developing a very  
> basic, "minimal" CMS can become (or at least inform) such a kit,

I agree.

> if done correctly -- as long as generally reusable parts are written  
> to be reused, there's no reason those parts couldn't be used in non  
> ConCave projects.


> Using Peter's example, I'm not sure why we wouldn't develop our  
> document type to be reusable outside of the project; the component  
> architecture encourages that. However, I am wary of trying to design  
> an all-purpose CMS framework; it may be my level of expertise, but I  
> don't trust myself not to over engineer it.

I agree.

> I hope trying to develop a well thought out minimal CMS  
> implementation can protect from that, somewhat.

Sounds great!

Mvh Sebastian

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