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From Brandon Goodin <brandon.goo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Close Forums
Date Thu, 09 Dec 2004 15:19:48 GMT
Well, before we discuss where the forums will be hosted...

Should we setup phpBB for a support forum? 

I say +1

Brandon

On Thu, 9 Dec 2004 07:01:02 -0500, Ted Husted <husted@apache.org> wrote:
> We have to maintain the source code in an Apache repository, but community-support issues
like forums and mailing lists are up to us.
> 
> For example, after several teams started using JIRA on their own, the ASF setup our own
JIRA site.
> 
> A very good way to get the ASF to setup a phpBB board on Nagoya (or somewhere) would
be to set one up ourselves.
> 
> (In fact, I did the same for Struts. I setup SVN on wush.net, so the committers could
give it a try, and once they did, we were sold.)
> 
> 
> 
> -Ted.
> 
> On Wed, 08 Dec 2004 18:25:55 -0700, Brandon Goodin wrote:
> > I was thinking off-site hosting of phpBB. But, it would be nice to
> > see Apache have phpBB as a forum solution. However, it's only a
> > wish. I'm not sure if we'd be breaking some rules if we were to do
> > that. Also, once the ibatis list is archived by apache it will be
> > searchable. I just think forums and phpBB in specific are a better
> > solution for searching. I've never been completely satisfied with
> > any of the archiving solutions.
> >
> > Brandon
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 09 Dec 2004 01:15:56 +0000, Kris Jenkins
> > <krisajenkins@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> >> :-D  I think I'm finally getting the message - replying to
> >> problems on the closed forums is a nice thing, but moving people
> >> onto Apache is a Good Thing.
> >>
> >> As for something like phpBB - that's a great idea!  No question
> >> that the move to Apache is great, but the forum support is not
> >> the high point...without easy searching you can't complain when
> >> someone asks the same question for the 1000th time... :-}
> >>
> >> But I'm curious - I haven't seen another Apache project that uses
> >> something like phpBB - is that something they'll host somehow, or
> >> do you have other plans?
> >>
> >> K
> >>
> >>
> >>> Hey all,
> >>>
> >>> I'm going to close the forums on sourceforge (title only).
> >>>
> >>> People will be able to post to them still but they will be
> >>> titled as following:
> >>>
> >>> CLOSED - Development
> >>> Please subscribe to the new list at ibatis-dev-
> >>> subscribe@incubator.apache.org
> >>>
> >>> CLOSED - Users
> >>> Please subscribe to the new list at
> >>> ibatis-user-java-subscribe@incubator.apache.org
> >>>
> >>> Is this okay with everyone?
> >>>
> >>> Brandon
> >>>
> >>> P.S. Personally, I think we should setup a phpBB forum for
> >>> users to post to. I don't like lists cuz they suck to search.
> >>> I've been an apache list user for some time. It's a grade
> >>> better than sourceforge forums. But, i think phpBB kicks it's
> >>> butt. However, I loathe sourceforge forums worse. So, i am
> >>> axnious to ditch them.
> 
>

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