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Reply #70 - Jun 6th, 2014 at 11:09am
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@ Red and RonS

I am going to address the 'legality/ethics' issue directly with the owner of the domain. At the moment, I have been entrusted by the previous host (Loony Pandora) of both systems with the 'guardianship' of the files/backups. BoardMod is definitely on the 'to-do' list. The reality is, it will probably need repairs, even if we can get a database to work. BoardMod hadn't really been revised/updated/reorganized in many years.

Thanks for your support and generous offer. LOL, we will be passing the hat soon for some things we need.  I want to get YaBB 2.6 out, and it is all that Dandello and I can do to move that forward right now.  Once it is out, I will feel we (the YaBB Team) have met a milestone we were obliged to fulfill.  Then I can put our mutual hands out and ask our supporters for some tokens of love and appreciation.  Wink  I never went to ask my mom for things/liberties if my chores were not done.

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Reply #69 - Jun 5th, 2014 at 11:10pm
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I cant code, but I do have a server if you need someplace to host the files, even if temporarily. FTP server as well.

I left off at 2.4, had 3 forums running on my server at the same time. Good old days. Good to see some of the familiar names around still.
  
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Reply #68 - Jun 5th, 2014 at 7:03pm
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Would it be considered unethical if the mods resided here?

At least until Boardmod.org is back up?
  
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Reply #67 - Jun 5th, 2014 at 5:21pm
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OK, thanks for that clarification Dandello

As soon as we get 2.6 out, I will switch mode to see what can be done about BoardMod. I don't have access to their Domain/DNS either, BTW.

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Reply #66 - Jun 5th, 2014 at 5:14pm
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There were 2.5 mods in there - I know, Derek Barnstorm wrote a LOT of them.
  

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Reply #65 - Jun 5th, 2014 at 3:50pm
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To Explain a bit on BoardMod.com

BaordMod used a completely different code base that included MySQL calls to a database we don't have a backup of. I was not an administrator in htat domain.  We are going to see if we can 'kludge-fit' the messages/topics/memebers etc. We DO have all the mods, we don't have a way to instantly bring it back to life.  I 'believe' that the mods on BoardMod only go up to YaBB 2.4.

In the interim, you should proabably check out Carsten Dalgaard's YaBB Mod Forum.  Many of the current mod writers are working over there.

http://www.carsten-dalgaard.dk/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl

Good Luck & thanks for your interest.

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Reply #64 - Jun 5th, 2014 at 3:32am
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Hello

JonB wrote on May 14th, 2014 at 1:28pm:
THe next project will be resuscitating Boardmod. We have a plan for that as well.

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Reply #63 - Jun 5th, 2014 at 12:17am
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What happened to Boardmod.org?  I was looking forward to making some mods to help personalize the forum.
  
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Reply #62 - Jun 2nd, 2014 at 6:32am
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Glad to have you back with us.  Smiley
  

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Reply #61 - Jun 2nd, 2014 at 3:38am
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Dead post, almost 2 years since last activity, and YABB is still here!  Its nice to be back after a 4 year absence and find YABB still around. I've got 2.6.0 up on my Win 2008 server with only a few problems with Perl and permissions. YABB installed flawlessly. I see some of the MOD writers have left, and I too am sad to see them go. I really enjoyed the options and variety they provided to YABB. Now, lets see what the future has to bring to YABB!
  
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Reply #60 - Nov 5th, 2012 at 12:22am
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Elfen wrote on Nov 4th, 2012 at 3:42pm:
Q: Other than YaBB and e-Blab, how many other perl based forums are there?

you can have a look at this list http://www.hotscripts.com/category/scripts/cgi-perl/scripts-programs/discussion-...
  

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3. please be patient we live in different time zones and have other commitments but we will help you
as bill and ted say (Be excellent to each other)
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Reply #59 - Nov 4th, 2012 at 6:20pm
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Elfen wrote on Nov 4th, 2012 at 3:42pm:
NYLXS (one of NYC's biggest Linux User Group) will be using YaBB; first on a personal forum by the NYLSX chairman, and hopefully for NYLXS itself.He wanted "A forum that runs on Perl and I can hack to make changes as I need them!" YaBB won out over e-Blab.


That is great news. Good luck to NYLXS!

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Reply #58 - Nov 4th, 2012 at 3:42pm
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NYLXS (one of NYC's biggest Linux User Group) will be using YaBB; first on a personal forum by the NYLSX chairman, and hopefully for NYLXS itself.

He wanted "A forum that runs on Perl and I can hack to make changes as I need them!" YaBB won out over e-Blab.

Q: Other than YaBB and e-Blab, how many other perl based forums are there?
  
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Reply #57 - Oct 31st, 2012 at 10:49pm
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Hello all -

The first installments are being posted -

The Code-i-festo first -

http://www.yabbforum.com/community/YaBB.pl?num=1351723667

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Re: Does YaBB have a future?
Reply #56 - Oct 22nd, 2012 at 2:27pm
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What a difference a year makes.

There now appears to be some real progress - 2.5.2 released today, and roadmaps beyond that. More importantly, there is a feeling that things are really moving around here again.


I was highly critical of YaBB's running and progress in the bulk of this thread from March 2011 to Sep 2011. I honestly thought Y2.5AE was going to be the last ever version.  I am delighted to be proven wrong.

Well done to all concerned.
  
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