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Michael Babker's Blog:
The Death of Joomla! - Negative Attitudes & Closed Minded Leadership
August 19, 2010 @ 13:20:49

Michael Babker has a new post to his blog talking about how recent opinions might be the death of Joomla! and how, unless things change, it could take its toll on the project.

It's quite obvious that the state of Joomla! is not one of stability, as evidenced by recent threads on the Joomla! Bug Squad. Threads such as Help in admin menu, Thanks but no thanks, and The purpose and tone of the bug squad list all demonstrate that there is a severe rift between the leadership and the community, and within members of the community as well. Simply put, now is not the time for the Joomla! community, especially the volunteers of the Joomla! Bug Squad, to fall apart.

In his opinion, the Joomla community can't continue to function like this without causing the project to collapse under itself. Pushing away the new developers just wanting to help and putting egos ahead of good contributions only hurts things.

The Joomla! Project CAN NOT go on in this state. Chasing away the volunteers will not do anything productive. Putting your own ego before the collective Joomla! ego will not do anything productive. Not having an open mind will not do anything productive. And being overly offended by the use of a certain term by a non-English speaker certainly will not do anything productive. Change needs to happen.
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