[CentOS-devel] Forums

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Aug 8 12:01:29 EDT 2012


On 08/08/2012 04:50 PM, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 2:50 AM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
>> Hi Guys,
>>
>> Realistically, what are the best-of forum software out there at the
>> moment ? And what are the top 10 items on the forums moderators wish
>> list at this time ?
> 
> What are described in :
> 
> http://wiki.centos.org/WebsiteVer2/forums
> 
> are largely true today.
> 
> "The specific requirements raised by the present www.centos.org forum users"
> 
> - Multiple persistent logins: so people can login from multiple
> machines with the same username/password at the same time
> - Remember read/unread posts across multiple PCs/logins per user, not
> per machine
> - View first unread post within thread feature
> - Ability for users to change/edit their registered email address
> - Better management of subscribed threads

is there any software out there that meets all this specs ?

What are the top 5, most wellrun forums' around the world ( according to
the forum admins ) ?

> 
> Personally, the major request is, as I asked multiple times in the
> past, that the existing links get retained in the new software. Forum
> posts are quoted externally as well as within the forums. If they stop
> working after the migration, it would be a great loss of information.
> Search engines like Google will eventually re-index the contents but
> the internal links/URLs will break permanently.




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