[clug-talk] Metadot - open source portal server

Kin C Wong kwong at csa-pdk.com
Tue Nov 30 09:14:49 PST 2004

Thanks for the information on the site with the comparisons.  This will be 
quite helpful.  We are close to having the Metadot server running and will 
wait until the end of the day before we decide on whether we should 
entertain another option.  Yesterday was the first time on-line (active) -- 
I have found this medium to be quite helpful and encourages 
participation.  Thanks again.

At 03:35 PM 11/29/2004 -0700, you wrote:
>I have recently helped a contact (some) who was looking into using Metadot.
>He tried to get it running on a Gentoo system, using a manual installation,
>and later trying to emerge the package.  He wasn't able to get it running,
>though this might be more of a lack of familiarity with Gentoo...  My input
>was more along the lines of helping him get the necessary prerequisites
>installed on Gentoo.
>He decided to give Drupal a try, and is in the process of getting that set up
>and running.
>If you do a comparison of Metadot and Drupal at http://www.cmsmatrix.org/ it
>looks as though Drupal is the better package (IMO).
>Hope this helps.
>On Monday 29 November 2004 15:18, Kin C Wong wrote:
> > Has anyone had any experience installing this?  I think we are close to
> > getting it running and would like a peer for mutual support.
> >

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