The Packt Publishing Best Open Source CMS Award results are in ...and its Joomla who has taken the first prize, with Drupal in a very close second place, and Plone finishing in third.
The final result, as voted for by judges from The Open Source Collective, MySQL, the Eclipse Foundation, and 16,000 users on www.PacktPub.com
saw a tie for first place between Joomla! and Drupal. In the event of a tie, a fourth independent judge would be brought in. This was Apoorv Durga who is a member of CMSPros
and runs his own blog [http://apoorv.info/
] on portals and content management. This crucial vote ended up with Joomla! triumphing over Drupal by one point.
The Joomla team has been having a great year
and it seems the end is no where in sight. Congrats to you folks. You've done a great job of forking the Mambo project
and turning the experience into a very positive one.