This is an official follow-up to my previous rant about how free online content management systems assume a level of technology in its end users that is entirely unreasonable and that makes this kumbaya-open-source concept almost completely inaccessible to the little guys.
Our little museum has a large library that we want to catalog and make easily searchable through our website. Having no money, we look to free open-source web options like, for example, LibLime Koha. Now, I want to emphasize that I understand what FREE means: If you want everything your way right now, you have to pay. I get it, I really do. But PLEASE give unsuspecting end-users a warning on your software’s home page before getting them all excited only to have them find this gem in the “download” section: