Asheesh Laroia on 8 Mar 2010 13:11:13 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] What Forum Software to use?

On Sun, 7 Mar 2010, Gordon Dexter wrote:

> There's a reason phpBB is so popular, and that's probably because it's 
> great software.  I last used it a few years ago, and it was great back 
> then; I'm sure it's even better now.
> I had a friend who ran a web hosting service, and back then (like 4-5 
> years ago) he said that phpBB was the 'bane of [his] existence' because 
> of it's popularity and frequent security issues.  I think it's gotten 
> better, but patching is still important.
> The other community forum software I've used is e107.  It's a more 
> general content management system with a forum plugin, and it has done 
> everything I needed, but I'm not sure if I'm as confident in its 
> architecture.

I've used FUDForum for its great mailinglist <-> forum integration. I 
think that alone justifies using it, if it's something you want.

-- Asheesh.

God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.
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