Dries is the founder and project lead of Drupal and co-founder of Acquia and Mollom.
The South African Government is using Drupal for their official 2010 FIFA World Cup website at http://www.sa2010.gov.za. With the start of the 2010 World Cup just hours away, this is a timely discovery and a nice win for Drupal. The site was built by eConsultant. (Hat tip: Usamah)
It's nice to know that more and more big names use Drupal for their web image. Though it looks like the site was made in a hurry :)
This site was built by eConsultant.co.za (Acquia partner) and had a huge last minute rebuild/upgrade that was done in less than a month. The interesting fact it is fully managed by ONLY one very busy journalist. Awesome showcase of Drupal power: quick to set up, scalable enough to handle FIFA world cup 2010 traffic, and simple to manage ;) Follow the South African Drupal community on Twitter @DrupalZA.
It's been up for over a year :)
Drupal is just perfect for the job. Very exciting times.
Good news and all, but It saddens me when people don't take care of the finer details.
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