Why does everyone hate phpBB?

Discussion in 'phpBB Discussions' started by jlevi, Aug 28, 2009.

  1. Sunsettommy

    Sunsettommy Adept

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    LOL,

    I successfully answered your question.

    Moving the goalposts now?
     
  2. TSUFanatic

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    Nope, I retorted and you seem to be the one who is changing the focus of the question from your hatred of phpBB.
     
  3. Sunsettommy

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    Your question:

    My answer:

    I did answer your question.
     
  4. Sunsettommy

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    Your "retort" was not worth replying to.

    It was YOUR question I answered.
     
  5. TSUFanatic

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    Because the "retort" is true.
     
  6. Sunsettommy

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    What was the point again?

    You need to read post #15 and 27.

    They hone in on the obvious flaws of the software.
     
  7. Kakeru

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    Large massive gaps in updates like phpBB2 and phpBB3. I haven't heard or seen any large development recently either so nothing's changed with how they decide to maintain their software.
     
  8. Creaky

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    There is a lot of discussion about the next version at the development site, a lot of new stuff is on the way.

    http://area51.phpbb.com/phpBB/
     
  9. Sunsettommy

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    I have looked in the link you posted but it is a muddled thread page because there is no consolidated list of features being considered for phpBB4.

    myBB however does have such a list HERE
     
  10. Creaky

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    Next version will be 3.2, you can see all the RFC's in the relevant forum.
     
  11. LoneWolf

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    The first forum software I worked with was phpBB but it was way too unwieldy and complicated. I'm surprised it's still going but you cant knock free so good luck to them
     
  12. dojo

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    PhpBB was OK years ago. now it's outdated, so even SFM might be a better solution, no matter how much I actually hate SMF.
     
  13. TronXD

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    I do not dislike phpBB but it is just too out of date for the way web has developed.
     
  14. GTB

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    I did used to use phpBB2, many moons ago now. I liked it because of how simple to set-up and use fast it was. A "real classic" in it's day! But then came SMF and MyBB later and phpBB3 has never really matched up to them since.
     
  15. CallieJo

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    I don't hate phpBB. I just don't use it anymore.
     
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    I use phpBB for two reasons. I like how it looks and I like viglink integration even it's not working right now for some reason. I don't like the admin panel because it's complited. Is there any forum options where is viglink?
     
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    I wonder why too but i know its the most widely used forum software so it has alot of lovers and lots of haters
     

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