On behalf of the WordPress community, Iâ€™m proud to announce a merger weâ€™ve had on our minds since the first time we saw Dean Allenâ€™s dog â€” WordPress and Textpattern are joining forces to create the greatest CMSMS ever, WordPattern. â€œWordPress and Textpattern: Two great tastes that taste great together.â€ As with any great union, there […]
From that item, you go to a well-written soliloquy that introduces a vision for the future:
WordPattern represents a revolution in weblog technology, a paradigm shift for the emerging army of citizen journalists, diarists and technologists known as bloggers.
Still in its early stages, this new application brings together for the first time the best of both worlds: Textpatternâ€™s legendary documentation, the style and sophistication of WordPress, and the community spirity that helped make the two the successes they are today.
Read on, and discover our vision for the future…
[Update] It is an April Fool’s joke – see the comments.