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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] New forum

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] New forum
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 20:35:18 +1030

On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 11:36:53 +0200
Lars Nooden <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi, Brice,
> Brice Chaffin wrote:
> > I have been talking to a few others outside the list about progress
> > on a new forum. I understand the efforts are basically at a
> > standstill. I would like to work on this.
> A forum could be an asset.  However, can you point to some popular
> sites using phpBB3 so that an idea of its capabilities and
> shortcomings can be had?
> Also can we first ask,
>       who is the forum for?
>       what is the goal of the forum?
>       what kind of activities or functions should it provide?
>       how should those functions be provided?

* What is the security record for this software
* who will make sure its _actually_ a useful resource, which doesn't
simply pump out advice on how to break peoples systems.
* who will administer the forums
* who will maintain the software/server associated with the forum.

> From a user perspective, the Ubuntu Forums has OK software.  The
> kubuntu forums, Linux Questions, and Slashdot have poor software.
> A very solid requirement for forum software ought to be 100%
> functionality without javascript.  Even if javascript is allowed as an
> option, it should not be a barrier to full use of the forum.
> /Lars

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
No, I won't join your social networking group

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