Mambo is an open source Content Management System (CMS) that was originally developed in Australia as a commercial application in 2000 and was subsequently released to the open source community. It takes advantage of the traditional Apache/MySQL/PHP stack which makes it perfect for use locally with XAMPP.
Mambo has a checkered past and has suffered from developer dissatisfaction, substantial legal issues and an apparent ongoing tension between different developer groups. I don’t intend to wade in to the history of Mambo. I simply do not know enough about what is obviously a very complex issue.
Contrary to my comments in the video below, Mambo is not “getting on in years” but continues to be under active development. I mistook a series of developmental point releases to be simple bug fixes. Mea Culpa.
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