Quoting Doug Stewart <dstewart@xxxxxxxxxxxx>:
Roy Schestowitz wrote:
I have always imagined that CmdrTaco nicked it from somewhere else
some bits of it...
A distinct possibility, but IIRC Slashcode has been in existence for
longer than PHP Nuke. It could be that PHP Nuke has cribbed code from
from [ http://cmdrtaco.net/rob.shtml ]:
"Towards the end of The College Experience I began putting together all my
skills and assembled a website I obnoxiously named Slashdot, and the rest is
internet history! I combined my love of Linux and Technology with my abilities
as a webmaster to produce a site that exploded in popularity and to this day
(as I write this, 6 and a half years later) is one of the largest and most
influential sites on the net."
The earliest archive goes back to December 1997:
I guess you are possibly right then.
Have you seen the obscene amount of overlap between PHP-Nuke and
even use the same language with the same typos and the same bugs.
team named one of their base themes after Slashdot.
See above. Could be the reverse of what you're proposing.
I dared *smile*. I happily run two sites on it.
You're a better man than I. Every single one of my [Post|PHP]Nuke
experiences has been marred with difficult upgrades, finnicky templates,
a distinct lack of documentation and long-way-round-the-horn solutions
to problems that ought to be easy.
I've been replacing our intranet *Nuke solutions with WP as the CMS. My
content creators and communications dept. couldn't be happier.
For the heavier-weight stuff, I've been pondering Mamboserver.
Mambo drives our LUG's Web site. My colleague who runs it seems satisfied with
it, although he has a great deal of respect to WordPress, which I recommended
to him all along. He wanted a CMS/announcement platform rather than a blogging
package. WordPress is called a "publishing platform", but is best
renowned as a
Roy S. Schestowitz