[wp-hackers] This was painful to read...

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Sat Nov 28 14:18:14 UTC 2009

On Nov 28, 2009, at 9:10 AM, ErisDS wrote:
> What I replied to him goes the same here: use the right tool for the right
> job. It depends on the requirements of the project. A website based on
> custom data-types will not work well in Wordpress, but if you're building a
> blog or info site, Drupal is overkill.
> They are very different tools intended for very different jobs. However,
> Wordpress is so flexible and extensible that with the help of plugins like
> Pods it can move in to solve problems that would normally fall into Drupal's
> area. But I don't think the Wordpress core should be modified with this
> purpose in mind.

Sigh. Drupal is such a PITA that I'm at the point I'd never recommend it for anything.

And Wordpress has almost all the core components it needs. It's almost there.

> We're missing the middle ground - a custom data-type based CMS that is
> intuitive and flexible.

Wordpress can be that middle ground, if people will just see it.

-Mike Schinkel

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