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Reply #8 - Oct 7th, 2005 at 12:41am
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I haven't had a good chance to work on it, until today  Grin
  

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Reply #7 - Oct 7th, 2005 at 12:14am
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hows it looking?
Once I'm over the hump of the members convert section, I'll be near enough to look a lot closer at the Universal Converter and apply it.
  

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Reply #6 - Oct 4th, 2005 at 11:29pm
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I'm going to catch up on some other stuff tonight... like... dinner sounds good Smiley

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Reply #5 - Oct 4th, 2005 at 12:24pm
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very nice work, matt Smiley
looking forward to see more of this hehe. i'll check it out in detail this night.
  

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Reply #4 - Oct 4th, 2005 at 3:20am
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nice catch,  updated the spec... again...

and on the plus side, i've got all of the hard stuff in the linking code done...

well... sort of

Anyhow, I've uploaded all of my latest work.  I'm very tired now, so I'm going to go to bed and work on it some more tomorrow night.
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Reply #3 - Oct 4th, 2005 at 2:29am
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Looks good.

This is nitpicky, but in "We connect guarantee that unofficial drivers will follow the standard 100%.", "connect" should be "cannot".

In response to Quote:
%member_dir%/memberinfo.txt
Data Format: “$username\t$displayname|$email|$position|$#posts|$memaddgrp\n”
Example: admin      admin|webmaster@yoursite.com|Administrator|2|
More Info:WTF is $memaddgrp?


$memaddgrp should be the additional groups that a user is added to, since Y2 supports multiple membergroups.

Also, a question: How is $data{Members} going to be stored in memory? As a 2 dimensional hash? More like how Y2 does it (give each user a hash (%{$uid.$username}))?
  

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Reply #2 - Oct 4th, 2005 at 1:23am
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heh, good idea Smiley
  

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Reply #1 - Oct 4th, 2005 at 1:15am
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Nothing major, but can you change the name of that document to YaBB_Converter.doc or something?  We don't want people to get the wrong idea Smiley  Other than that, great job working on this.
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YaBB Universal Converter
Oct 4th, 2005 at 1:10am
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The purpose of this post is to give all converter developers a head's up on my current progress on the universal converter.

Specifications:
http://www.mattsiegman.com/work/YaBB_Converter.doc
[[UPDATED 6-Oct-2005]]

Current progress on framework:
Version 1 Beta Status

Current code:
http://www.mattsiegman.com/projects/Convert.txt
http://www.mattsiegman.com/projects/input/eBlah.txt
http://www.mattsiegman.com/projects/output/YaBB2.txt
[[LATEST UPDATE: 1:00AM 7 October 2005]]

Notes:
The linking code here is pretty much done.  I have not yet started writing the actualy drivers, as those are the hard part Smiley

Demo:
http://www.mattsiegman.com/projects/Convert.pl

TODO:
Input Drivers for:
  • eBlah
  • YSE 1.5.0
  • SMF
  • MercuryBoard

YaBB 2 output driver
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