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Re: Software design topic -
Reply #16 - May 20th, 2013 at 6:58am
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marena wrote on May 20th, 2013 at 6:33am:
I have 3.0 version of YaBB.It is good.

sorry development of the old YaBB 3.0 has stopped we are now working on doing major New and Enhanced Features and bug fixing to the yabb core from 2.5AE and work on a new default template this work started with the new YaBB 2.5.2 version you can find info here http://www.yabbforum.com/downloads.php and the most recent version update is here http://yabb.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/yabb/branches/2.5.2/ and click on Download GNU tarball.
  

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Reply #15 - May 20th, 2013 at 6:33am
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Spammer - edited by Derek Bullock
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Reply #14 - Apr 12th, 2013 at 1:33pm
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Reply #13 - Mar 28th, 2013 at 2:35pm
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Reply #12 - Feb 12th, 2013 at 3:44pm
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I find your lack of faith disturbing.
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Reply #11 - Feb 11th, 2013 at 2:28am
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That sounds to me like a good enough reason to put it into 2.6  Grin
  

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Reply #10 - Feb 11th, 2013 at 1:53am
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depablo wrote on Feb 10th, 2013 at 10:30pm:
Tools; I lack confidence when deleting spam. Just not enough checkable information, I would feel better doing an email, IP and username check on stop forum spam.

If the StopForumSpam Mod makes it into 2.6 then I'm going to add a feature to check IPs against the SFS database from the IP Lookup page, and also IP, Email and Username from the member profile page.
  
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Reply #9 - Feb 11th, 2013 at 1:19am
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As an admin you can name the public title whatever you want - I have one forum were the admin has the title of 'Chair', the global mod position is called 'Board Member' and the the Moderators are called 'Staff'. The hash keys for the group are still 'Administrator', 'Global Moderator' and "Moderator' in Settings.pl. There's just a new group key now called 'Mid Moderator' to make the data work.

Having the admin decide to allow the 'Mid Mod' access to the admin edit sections if the member Profiles should be doable.
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Reply #8 - Feb 11th, 2013 at 1:02am
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Super moderator conjures up thoughts of some superiority.   Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Maybe Administrator Assistant would be better.  Tongue

These thoughts are as much for this board or if I had such a position on my own forum.

I do not think that a super moderator should have access to any admin functions to change any settings for the forum.  Of course this could change depending also on what the Admin wishes to abdicate.

Should have full access to manage all functions of the postings on the boards. Delete, move, censor, split etc.

Access to members profile to modify where necessary and/or if requested or to assist members with registration.

Access to immediately ban spammers (I recall deleting spam with the spammer two posts ahead of me on this forum  Smiley ).  Member warnings and bannings are possibly something to be done in consultation with the full Admin however access to temporarily ban/stop immediately for the good of the whole board should a member turn rogue.

Possibly others but at the end of the day the position overall is a bit like a psycologist - looking after the well being of members and the forum.  Cool

My thoughts!!!!!!
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Reply #7 - Feb 11th, 2013 at 12:34am
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Yep. I think that says it all.  Grin
  

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Reply #6 - Feb 11th, 2013 at 12:27am
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"Forum Moderator"

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I find your lack of faith disturbing.
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Reply #5 - Feb 10th, 2013 at 11:57pm
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We have the 'Mid Moderator" working on 2.5.4.
This is an assignable position like Global Moderator.
The position has full moderator status on all boards.
Has access to the member timed ban functions.
Can access IPLookup (this may be overkill.)
Has NO access to the Admin edit sections of Member profiles.
Has NO access to the Admin center.

(And the name needed to be something that would alphabetize properly with the other positions in a sort.)

(This pretty closely matches what general moderators can do over on TAZ. We're actually a pretty powerful bunch.  Roll Eyes )

I think this will work.

At some time in the future, we may look at admin creatable Staff positions that can have some assignable gmod-type functions.
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Reply #4 - Feb 10th, 2013 at 10:30pm
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Thinking out loud  Roll Eyes

Tools; I lack confidence when deleting spam. Just not enough checkable information, I would feel better doing an email, IP and username check on stop forum spam.

Clarification on just what is allowed, as an example the professor dad and his Africa posts in the correct forum. No harm done but also not a regular poster, if you want to post at least use our software.

No real requirement to have access to the admin center and members who are abusive should be locked out for a day until someone higher can make a decision on a way forward.

Also; best way forward to clean / keep clean the memberlist  Wink
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Reply #3 - Feb 8th, 2013 at 9:37pm
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Have to look at the inline email address thing for admins and Gmods. I know as an admin I can get it.
  

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Reply #2 - Feb 8th, 2013 at 8:45pm
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The 'position' based moderator should have access to inline IP info and e-mail data.  It would be extra-cool if we could give admins, GM, and YaBB Moderators the e-mail addy of the poster in-line as well.

I agree that it should be 'all-moderation' and preferably done in the posts/topic index.  Wink

Just thinking out loud
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