Currently, there are 19 different distributions of Drupal. Buytaert lauded the culture built around Drupal as well as its growth. "It's a culture of sharing and collaboration, and it's absolutely key to everything we do," he said.
"When I started Drupal [10 years ago], I didn't have a grand vision for the project at all," said Buytaert, adding he expected it would be used by only 10 people.
The San Francisco conference has attracted 3,000 attendees but some people could not make it because of the volcano in Iceland, which has disrupted air traffic in Europe, Buytaert said. This has led to staging of local Drupal conventions instead in places such as Antwerp and London, he added.
"It's really, really truly amazing to see people self-organize like this because they're so passionate about Drupal," Buytaert said.
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