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Moderation Policy - Read & Heed
Thanks to all for your recent opinions, and those given to me in the past.
A. I waited for timed banning to work before using it.  There was a reason, just as beating your dog every time it acts ...

Started Feb 10th, 2015 at 10:45pm by JonB
1 250 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 12:26pm
By: JonB
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Update Session
For those who are NOT using their password as their Session Update answer, please go to your User CP and re-input your answer. We've changed how the answers are saved to avoid problems with non-Englis...

Started Jun 12th, 2014 at 11:51pm by Dandello
1 1,290 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
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Let's talk Copyright, Open Source and Licenses
When Dandello and I were (separately) trying to revive this project, we started discussing this group of issues and we drew some interesting conclusions.  Now that good progress is being made, it's ti...

Started Mar 13th, 2015 at 1:11pm by JonB
3 92 Last Post Mar 17th, 2015 at 12:46pm
By: JonB
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Coming Soon - SVN Management for Language Packs
Dandello and I are working out how to  use SVN for Language Packs.
This move will allow users/developers to 'peer into' and get automated diffs for language packs.
We are looking for for sev...

Started Jan 6th, 2015 at 6:10pm by JonB
4 363 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 6:41pm
By: JonB
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GMod permissions
Over at YaBBForumSoftware I granted some members GMod status so they could check out some proposed features for 2.6.2. They had some interesting observations concerning some newer Admin items not bein...

Started Feb 16th, 2015 at 9:49pm by Dandello
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23 542 Last Post Feb 19th, 2015 at 11:11pm
By: RonS2
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MoveSplitSlice needs some serious help
As in it's not intuitive and is generally fracked... Angry

Started Feb 11th, 2015 at 3:49pm by Dandello
6 4,241 Last Post Feb 11th, 2015 at 6:40pm
By: JonB
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Apache and 'The Looming Tower'.
Out there, hidden way in the weeds of the internet is an awful, awful thing. FORTUNATELY, most ISP's have enough sense NOT to implement it.  The research says it is present on roughly 5% of all Apache...

Started Jan 2nd, 2015 at 7:10pm by JonB
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12 165 Last Post Feb 9th, 2015 at 8:56pm
By: JonB
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Building YaBB 2.6 Templates/Themes
I'm starting a new series on building themes and templates for YaBB 2.6.
First up - What goes into a theme and template and how they work.
Next - Basic resources to draw on (literally) - bui...

Started Dec 24th, 2014 at 3:11pm by JonB
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Mirroring of YaBB resources
During the next few weeks we are going to actively work on creating more redundancy.  This will provide two things; more reliability (equipment and services) and flexibility (human resources and maint...

Started Dec 12th, 2014 at 5:07pm by JonB
3 87 Last Post Dec 21st, 2014 at 8:44pm
By: The Boy
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More YaBB Initiatives Coming.
Yes, it's a 'teaser'.
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Started Nov 28th, 2014 at 4:37pm by JonB
1 85 Last Post Nov 29th, 2014 at 12:14pm
By: Bill Myers
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Calendar
Viewing the calendar, but no option to add an event at this point?

Started Oct 2nd, 2014 at 1:13am by Red Barchetta
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20 202 Last Post Nov 25th, 2014 at 6:03pm
By: Dandello
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Dandello's ToDo List
Some of these are works in progress for 2.6.2
  • PMs
    • Reply to all button
    • Replied to flag (and by whom) on Guest BMs
  • progress indicator on Registration
  • Convert 2.5AE template
  • Convert 2.4 te...

Started Nov 25th, 2014 at 3:28am by Dandello
0 64 Last Post Nov 25th, 2014 at 3:28am
By: Dandello
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BoardMod reorganization.
Hello folks.
First some news, we will soon will be moving 'Boardmod is back' to a new server container for www.boardmod.org. ; I'm still working out some details of the transition on our spare ser...

Started Nov 10th, 2014 at 8:42pm by JonB
2 58 Last Post Nov 11th, 2014 at 2:18pm
By: JonB
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The State of YaBB - Chapter Two - Development
What's going on with development and coding.
1.  Development under way.
  • A. Multi administrator notifications.  This feature set will handle two functionality problems that are unique to mu...

[b]2.  Items being 'thought through'.[/

Started Nov 10th, 2014 at 3:55pm by JonB
3 60 Last Post Nov 10th, 2014 at 4:45pm
By: JonB
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The State of YaBB - Chapter One - Road Maps
State of the YaBB project.
There's a lot of ground to cover.  So I'm going to break it down into a few areas and give separate updates on each.  Today we're going to deal with where we are on the...

Started Nov 3rd, 2014 at 10:16pm by JonB
5 90 Last Post Nov 6th, 2014 at 4:00pm
By: JonB
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Good Question - what to do about Human Serial Spammers
Most forums will eventually get human spammers that come back, time and again.  Because they are rational sentient entities with a pretty big array of tools and 'faking' e-maill addys, and proxy servi...

Started Sep 9th, 2014 at 4:51pm by JonB
7 124 Last Post Nov 6th, 2014 at 12:08am
By: jduck1979
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Poll on Admin Maintenance options (multi-admin)
Question: Additional Maintenance Mode Notice Options
http://www.yabbforum.com/cgi-bin/community/YaBB.pl?num=1414435299
One More Try
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Started Oct 27th, 2014 at 9:30pm by JonB
0 44 Last Post Oct 27th, 2014 at 9:30pm
By: JonB
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PM/Notify Admin(s)
Is there a way for me to add a PM/Notify link to the navigation bar for MEMBERS on the forum like the guests have? The one that will send the message to the Admin/Moderator group?  [Msg Admin(s)]<br /...

Started Oct 23rd, 2014 at 3:03pm by Red Barchetta
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16 135 Last Post Oct 24th, 2014 at 4:38pm
By: Bill Myers
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Here's an idea
Maybe we should extend the Detailed Version check to two more catgories
A. YaBB-specific Javascripts in public_html/yabbfiles
B. .def files in the respective folders...
What do you all ...

Started Oct 21st, 2014 at 3:28pm by JonB
3 59 Last Post Oct 21st, 2014 at 5:32pm
By: Bill Myers
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Templates, Themes, and Languages - lots is new...
This covers to several changes in YaBB 2.6.x
As we have moved forward with Language skinning, Template design and Theme configuration, we need to differentiate the location of some files.
A....

Started Oct 20th, 2014 at 6:46pm by JonB
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1 53 Last Post Oct 20th, 2014 at 7:28pm
By: Dandello
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Like button
Hi,
one of my fórum members has suggested that it would be good to have a 'Like' button for posts, as per Facebook I suppose.
Possible?
Acuario

Started Jul 26th, 2014 at 5:57am by AcuarioCat
5 165 Last Post Oct 11th, 2014 at 12:44pm
By: Red Barchetta
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Why are sub-boards above the root board when expanded?
"just asking"
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Started Oct 8th, 2014 at 2:44pm by JonB
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3 58 Last Post Oct 8th, 2014 at 4:35pm
By: Dandello
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Yabbforum.com PM usage post requirement
It was noted separately that this forum has a 5 post requirement to allow sending of PM's.  That is/was a long standing policy to prevent spammers from filling inboxes, and worse forcing all the notif...

Started Oct 5th, 2014 at 10:49pm by JonB
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5 113 Last Post Oct 6th, 2014 at 6:01pm
By: Bill Myers
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Moved: 'Top but no Bottom Button?'
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Login/Registration Advice - Need language edits/suggestions.
Here at YaBBforum.com, a great proportion of the Broadcast Messages the Administrators get has NOTHING to do with YaBBforum.com.  They are requests to help users with login problems on other YaBB Foru...

Started Sep 8th, 2014 at 9:05pm by JonB
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9 131 Last Post Sep 12th, 2014 at 5:30pm
By: Bill Myers
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Moved: 'Ignore List Suggestion'
This Topic has been moved to Features for YaBB 2.6.2 by Dandello
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suggestion for 2.6.2
1. A time limit for editing posts.
2. More compact section "contact information". In the empty place(see attached file) can be placed text box with additional info, where user can write freely ab...

Started May 16th, 2014 at 7:36am by user32
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Rebus -
~ tada ~  Wink

Started May 31st, 2014 at 2:45pm by JonB
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which list looks better on your opinion?
which list looks better on your opinion? YaBB 2.6 uses first one. However, the second variant requires less space.

Started May 16th, 2014 at 6:20am by user32
1 157 Last Post May 16th, 2014 at 6:23am
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