White House goes open source

White House goes open source

Postby Nightwatch on 28 Oct 2009 16:35

The White House has voted in open source as its official website moves away from proprietary content management software.

According to the IT PRO, The US government's official presence on the internet, www.whitehouse.gov, has moved from proprietary content management software bought during George Bush's second term to open source-based CMS Drupal.

The site re-launched on Saturday with an understated refresh to its front end but sweeping changes behind the scenes.

The full article is here:
http://www.itpro.co.uk/616753/white-hou ... a1a59c87ea

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Re: White House goes open source

Postby rockingmtranch on 31 Oct 2009 06:10

Awesome :-bd
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Re: White House goes open source

Postby ket on 04 Nov 2009 04:11

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