Is there a trend going around?
There’s photos of me wearing flares (somewhere) and now of course I think they look peculiar, but they have come in, gone out and come in again, peculiar or not.
Is it so fickle with professional grade CMS’s (content management systems)?
There is less likelihood that fashion is affecting the beautiful peoples choices and more that it is feature based or development prognosis based.
If the perceived wisdom is that X is going to be heavily developed and strongly mature and Y has stagnated and while excellent, may lag behind, then as long as you are in ‘the know’, then your choice of platform is more about good business than fashion.
I am a fan of TXP (textpattern). We’ll see what happens, but I don’t expect to be dusting off my boob tube anytime soon…