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Re: [gNewSense-users] Changing the forum

From: Chris Andrew
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Changing the forum
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 19:26:30 +0100

This is Brian's call.  The problem is, people tend to come-up with
good ideas, then disappear, leaving them unsupported.

Simplemachine's licence:


2008/8/20 James Freer <address@hidden>:
> 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
> ones.
> james
> 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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