I have been a member/contributor of the PostNuke community since the original Fall-Out release from PHPNuke. I have watched the PostNuke community blossom and collapse within the space of a little more than a year. In reading Harry Zink's vision for PostNuke today, I can only be dismayed when I think of all the work that is being undone.
Harry has abandoned one of the main features that folks have been waiting for BlockLayout, and it would seem that the main reason it has been abandoned is due to a lack of understanding of what BlockLayout is and what it can do. Instead PostNuke is now poising itself to become a system similar to Envolution albeit without the Encompass Engine. This is not inherently a bad thing and Harry is committed to what he sees as being the PostNuke community, albeit IMO not the entire community. I wish the PostNuke community good luck in their endeavours as they proceed to their new goal of what Tranquility 1.0 will now be, but definitely not what it could have been.
I feel a sense of sorrow as the PostNuke community is one that I loved and whose vision I supported. But now I look for a fork. Someone to continue in the path that John Cox and the true core developers started down.
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