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Re: [gNewSense-users] Changing the forum

From: Brian Brazil
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Changing the forum
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 18:42:16 +0100

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 6:04 PM, James Freer <address@hidden> wrote:
I have recently researched forums and i'd say the leading two are
phpBB and SMF (simple machines forum). SMF i'd say is the better as it
offers more features and customisation than even some of the paid for

This conversation has been had before, I haven't change my mind.
The effort to maintain an additional piece of software and an RDBMS isn't currently worth it.


2008/8/20 Ali Gunduz <address@hidden>:
> Hi all,
> I think it is time to change the current forum configuration and have a more
> 'conventional' forum. I suggest phpBB but feel free to suggest another if
> there are practical or license issues.
> I think such a change is necessary because:
> 1- Threads can be grouped in categories
> 2- Tags for quotes, code lines, images, in-text url's
> 3- Standart sub-thread fields, for example to list user's hardware
> 4- Most importantly, the ability to edit previous posts, which makes it
> possible for
>     a) correct mistakes instead of redundant correction/improvement messages
> (makes it easier to follow)
>     b) make it a playground for tutorials before submitted to the wiki
> However, it also brings some challenges (other than finding someone to spend
> time on it):
> 1- archiving current forum threads
> 2- integrating current users/profiles
> 3- keeping a design consistency in means of color scheme and whatnot
> gnufs
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