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"Drupal starts you off with 80% of the product functionally complete (!), for free, and leaves you with the spit and polish jar to squeak out the other 20. I find that this 80/20 rule is true for even very complex products. The lazy developer will never do that remaining 20%; this says nothing about Drupal."

I agree with that statement 100%. I don't think Drupal forces you to build a half-finished site with ten security holes. My problem is that lots of people do anyway. I don't necessarily blame Drupal for this phenomenon. I just think it's emblematic of a culture of quick and dirty coding that ultimately makes life harder for professionals and our clients.

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