[Typo3] Typo3 vs Plone. What are strenghts and weaknesses?

robert rottermann robert at redcor.ch
Sat Dec 3 19:49:57 CET 2005

Hi Michael,
have you had the time to look into Plone yet.
I would be glad to hear of your experiences


Michael Scharkow wrote:
> robert wrote:
>> Suman,
>> thanks for your email.
>> I did not yet look at cmsmatrix.org because I am not so much 
>> interested in raw features.
>> So I took your mail as reason to compare typo3 and Plone on 
>> cmsmatrix.org.
>> A couple of things that revealed:
>> - feature wise the two systems are comparable
>> - the matrix is not very up do date (I can only judge Plone)
>> - the use of such a comparson borders to nil. (in a very early state 
>> of evaluation it might be interesting)
> Full ack. There's nothing like a manual review on both systems, the 
> cmsmatrix stuff seems to be taken from the feature lists only. I plan 
> to write a comparison of Plone/Typo3 once I have a litte more time. It 
> will be, of course, about getting into Plone from a Typo3 user's 
> perspective.
> I did a bit of toying around with Plone this weekend, and it looks a 
> lot more like one of the *Nukes or Slashdot than TYPO3. The basic 
> portal features and workflow are there out of the box, but customizing 
> the look and feel seems a lot more troublesome than with TYPO3.
> Greetings,
> Michael
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