[CentOS-devel] Forums

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Wed Aug 8 15:09:51 EDT 2012


On 08/08/12 20:01, John R. Dennison wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 08, 2012 at 01:51:42PM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Nux!<nux at li.nux.ro>  wrote:
>>>
>>> +1 phpBB
>>>
>>> Has a large user base and (I imagine) developer base. The likely
>>> security issues will be promptly fixed. :-)
>>
>> And how many years have they been saying that?
>
> -1 phpBB
>
> phpBB has one of the worst track records for forum packages with regards
> to security issues and they have, as Les mentioned, been promising to
> "fix" the heart of the problem for many, many years now.  Quite a few
> years ago I grew tired of the "phpBB security hole of the week" game,
> transitioned everything to SMF, and never once looked back.  I routinely
> turn down gigs that want phpBB if I am unable to convince them to go
> with SMF - it's just not worth the headaches.
>
>

SMF was rejected a long time ago on the basis of the license not being 
friendly. Please check back in the archives or refer to the matrix here:

http://wiki.centos.org/WebsiteVer2/forums

Thanks.



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