There are three cornerstones to a content management platform – extensibility, storage, and display. The first milestone of Orchard revolved around the first two and the next push is taking a look at the third.
It takes a large leap of faith to retrofit the rendering system of an application. If the retrofit is based on significantly different concepts you don’t really have a choice but to enter a period of almost total loss of functionality. So here we are – jumping the canyon – looking forward to getting all of the modules back online over a new display system.
There are a lot of things we want to accomplish with what’s being designed. Trying to capture as many of the simple qualities you’d want from a direct template based approach along with the flexibility, power, and control you’ll need in a system like Orchard.
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