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Trusted Joomla! Wins ... Twice!

Andrew Eddie, Alex Kempkens and Brian Teeman

Joomla! has been awarded two prestigious awards at the Linux & Open Source Awards in London.

The Joomla! project won "Best Linux / Open Source Project" for 2005.

Joomla! project lead Andrew Eddie said the award demonstrates the level of faith and support the Open Source community has in Joomla!.

"The past two months have been astounding," Mr Eddie said. "To win this award on the back of our first releases means a lot to the team which has worked so hard for the community."

The second award which Joomla! figures in was won by core member Brian Teeman. Brian won "UK Individual Contribution to Open / Source" for 2005.

Mr Teeman said he was honoured to win the award and said it recognised "you don't have to be a coder to contribute to the world of Open Source".

More news from London soon...

Joomla! aims towards Accessibility and Standards Compliance

The Core Team recognizes that Joomla! is currently lacking in the area of Accessibility and Compliance with WAI/508 standards.
We are now publicly affirming our commitment to increasing the level of access for Joomla! generated websites, as well as our own site.

Read more: Joomla! aims towards Accessibility and Standards Compliance

And the winner is...

After what can only be described as a fantastic voter turn out (more than many countries get in their national elections) you, the members of Joomla! have selected a new logo.

Joomla 01

Joomla 01 was designed by Alan Urquhart [urquharttownson]

Alan is currently assisting in final tweaks and is even going to the extent of producing a brand guide for the logo's usage. Hence the final version of the logo is not quite ready for public display, but will be launched as soon as possible.

Read more: And the winner is...