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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244414
07/21/11 01:54 PM
07/21/11 01:54 PM
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Echo Lima  Offline
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Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 50
Colorado via Texas
Hey just a thought,

If we ban someone, even temporarily it would be nice if there was something to say they were banned that was visible to the entire board.

People get banned and they someone will always show up and try to reply to them expecting an answer, meanwhile they are banned.

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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244579
07/27/11 10:20 AM
07/27/11 10:20 AM
SD  Offline
Former Developer
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,313
SoCal, USA
spam post cleanup

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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244652
07/31/11 01:04 AM
07/31/11 01:04 AM
Steve M  Offline
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Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 71
MO, USA
It is sad that v8 has to wait but I agree with the lot when a slow and steady path is the way to get a quality product released.

I'm glad the staff keep the public so up to date unlike other forum software sites. They could learn a thing or two.


Love to hate, hate to love.
Cowards taste death only once, but heroes live forever. ~William Shakespeare
Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244783
08/04/11 05:22 PM
08/04/11 05:22 PM
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drkknght00  Offline
newbie
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 27
hey, howsit goin. love hearing about the mobile stuffs. considering the majority of my checkins are via iphone now, it'd make life a heckuva lot simpler smile

one question that i honestly have no idea how to search for if it's already been discussed...

my forum (rkmbs.com) is ginormous. i loathe the mere thought of pruning posts, despite running it for about 11 years now. i was told once by ... maybe sirdude? AA? that the database grows exponentially, because every post is actually saved twice: once as an editable post and once as an archive. something like that, anyway.

my question, assuming any of the above is correct... is there a way planned in 7.6 (or maybe 8.0) to address that? perhaps an admin tool that would allow admins to "commit" posts by date. in other words, if i have a single thread that spans 5 years, i could "close" the beginning of the thread so that it is no longer editable, but still allow newer posts and future replies the privelage.

again, not that my concern is in the ability to edit -- i just want to find ways to decrease the mysql database size (even compressed i'm over 200MB) without losing discussions.

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244784
08/04/11 05:29 PM
08/04/11 05:29 PM
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drkknght00  Offline
newbie
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 27

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244793
08/04/11 07:11 PM
08/04/11 07:11 PM
usrbingeek  Offline

member
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 115
Burlington, VT
One more suggestion:

Display [censored] words in the post preview so users have the opportunity to reword their post.

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244859
08/09/11 04:58 PM
08/09/11 04:58 PM
guod  Offline
newbie
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 38
USA
1) Fix for the IE "can't stay logged-in" error.

2) URLs that contain a tilde do not auto-link.

3) Archiving.

4) Move the breadcrumb trail and make smaller.

Most of the other custom features SirDude has already implemented on our forums would be helpful to others. We're getting ready to redo the header as a mega-menu instead of individual links. http://simhq.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/forum_summary.html



Last edited by guod; 08/09/11 05:09 PM. Reason: added more to the request list

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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244861
08/09/11 05:45 PM
08/09/11 05:45 PM
Gizmo  Offline
UBB.threads Developer
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 16,956
Portland, OR; USA
URLs should pass through urlencode then any valid characters would get picked up


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244868
08/10/11 10:51 AM
08/10/11 10:51 AM
SD  Offline
Former Developer
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,313
SoCal, USA
it's the bbcode.inc.php parser's regex ( 2 of em ) that need changing for #2

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244963
08/16/11 08:13 PM
08/16/11 08:13 PM
Rose  Offline
addict
Joined: May 2006
Posts: 605
Leesburg, FL
Hi SirDude. This might be a silly question, but is there a projected feature list for 7.6? I have looked but it's hiding I think.

I've been a loyal supporter of UBB for many years, but if it doesn't make provisions for mobile real soon, my users will jump ship. I'm pretty desperate for this one feature and would even take a mod if someone has done one.

I'm also with Giz regarding user profiles - they really need some work. And blogs.

But my most immediate need is mobile. And a feature list. smile

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #244965
08/16/11 09:47 PM
08/16/11 09:47 PM
Gizmo  Offline
UBB.threads Developer
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 16,956
Portland, OR; USA
Yeah, at least the user home in classic was like a biography on the user... on here it's just wasted space...


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: Rose] #245592
09/20/11 10:59 PM
09/20/11 10:59 PM
Rose  Offline
addict
Joined: May 2006
Posts: 605
Leesburg, FL
Originally Posted by Rose
Hi SirDude. This might be a silly question, but is there a projected feature list for 7.6? I have looked but it's hiding I think.

I've been a loyal supporter of UBB for many years, but if it doesn't make provisions for mobile real soon, my users will jump ship. I'm pretty desperate for this one feature and would even take a mod if someone has done one.

I'm also with Giz regarding user profiles - they really need some work. And blogs.

But my most immediate need is mobile. And a feature list. smile


Anyone? smile


Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #245596
09/20/11 11:39 PM
09/20/11 11:39 PM
SD  Offline
Former Developer
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,313
SoCal, USA
yah.. read my 7.6 thread here

those are thing being put into it smile

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #245598
09/21/11 09:42 AM
09/21/11 09:42 AM
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Chevy454  Offline
journeyman
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 74
Anything in regards to spam? Not sure if a captcha or trivia question @ registration would solve our issue, but our forum has recently been getting hit hard with spam registration/posts...


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: Chevy454] #245599
09/21/11 09:51 AM
09/21/11 09:51 AM
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gliderdad  Offline
veteran
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 1,475
NY
Originally Posted by Chevy454
Anything in regards to spam? Not sure if a captcha or trivia question @ registration would solve our issue, but our forum has recently been getting hit hard with spam registration/posts...


You can turn on captcha in registration currently. There is a mod over at ubbdev https://www.ubbdev.com/forums/ubbthr...0Forum%20Spam%20Integrat.html#Post318736 for stop forum spam as well that works great

Last edited by gliderdad; 09/21/11 09:54 AM.
Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #245777
09/23/11 07:54 AM
09/23/11 07:54 AM
Stan  Offline

old hand
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 948
it is now between 6-8 weeks.


Looking for a ETA date... please..


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246111
09/30/11 03:49 PM
09/30/11 03:49 PM
Stan  Offline

old hand
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 948
any update at all?


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246112
09/30/11 03:51 PM
09/30/11 03:51 PM
SD  Offline
Former Developer
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,313
SoCal, USA
we're delayed right now with the latest issues that came up

also, we are going to add some more security checks in the standard stock code.

when things settle down with the latest patch cycle and upgrades, then i will be more definitive.

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246152
10/02/11 09:47 PM
10/02/11 09:47 PM
Bill B  Offline

enthusiast
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 370
Issaquah, WA
I appreciate the need that some people have for NEW features, such as accessing their Forum via a handheld device... but GADS ZOOKS -- I just want some of the CURRENT features to work as they should. frown

Can you spell S-E-A-R-C-H-?

I read the thread that listed the upgraded "search" features and they sound great! Exactly what we've waited 2 (maybe 3?) years for.

I would vote for an immediate upgrade which "fixes" existing features and hold off on any new features for a follow-on release. Just my .02 representing my 9,000 users.


--BIll B
Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: Bill B] #246153
10/03/11 03:52 PM
10/03/11 03:52 PM
Ruben  Online Yawn
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 5,920
Lutz,FL
Well I tend to agree that the search feature needs a lot of attention.
I for one use it to the extreme.
And I have patiently waited for it to be addressed as well.
The current security hole found has taken precedence over all bug fixes or enhancements.
It is a big security risk. And needs to be addressed immediately.

What good is a bug fix or enhancement if some jerk found a way to destroy your forum.

I just hope the delay is a minor one. And we move on soon.



Blue Man Group


There is no such thing as stupid questions. Just stupid answers
Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: Ruben] #246187
10/03/11 10:49 PM
10/03/11 10:49 PM
Gizmo  Offline
UBB.threads Developer
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 16,956
Portland, OR; USA
Originally Posted by Ruben
What good is a bug fix or enhancement if some jerk found a way to destroy your forum.
+1


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246198
10/04/11 10:54 AM
10/04/11 10:54 AM
Wisc.Tiger  Offline
journeyman
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 93
WI
smile

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246361
10/17/11 08:45 PM
10/17/11 08:45 PM
Stan  Offline

old hand
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 948
are we there yet?
are we there yet?
are we there yet?

smile


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246367
10/18/11 10:07 AM
10/18/11 10:07 AM
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DLWebmaestro  Offline
enthusiast
Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 340
North Carolina
Just a little further

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246368
10/18/11 10:12 AM
10/18/11 10:12 AM
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gliderdad  Offline
veteran
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 1,475
NY

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246506
10/29/11 07:35 PM
10/29/11 07:35 PM
Stan  Offline

old hand
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 948
am still feeling..... Left Behind...


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246507
10/29/11 09:44 PM
10/29/11 09:44 PM
Gizmo  Offline
UBB.threads Developer
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 16,956
Portland, OR; USA
I know the reasoning behind the lack of updates (the security patches, having to go file by file, line by line ensuring everything is in order, having to patch client sites, etc) though I really am with you all, I'm a creature that needs to know how things are progressing, even if smoke is just being blown up my keister...


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246508
10/30/11 08:51 AM
10/30/11 08:51 AM
Stan  Offline

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Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 948
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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246512
10/31/11 11:30 PM
10/31/11 11:30 PM
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ShiftKnowledge  Offline
member
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 152
Question: Is version 8 finished yet?

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: ShiftKnowledge] #246513
11/01/11 12:32 AM
11/01/11 12:32 AM
Gizmo  Offline
UBB.threads Developer
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 16,956
Portland, OR; USA
Originally Posted by ShiftKnowledge
Question: Is version 8 finished yet?
Well, 7.6 is on the road map well before v8; and since it hasn't been delivered yet due to the huge security issues covered by the latest patch (as well as patching client sites), short answer "no".


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246521
11/02/11 11:16 AM
11/02/11 11:16 AM
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DLWebmaestro  Offline
enthusiast
Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 340
North Carolina
So who knows why the V8 change log and all of the other threads dealing with discussing V8 have been moved to an inaccessible location?

State of V8 discussion --> http://www.ubbcentral.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/237941.html#Post237941

A V8 Update discussion --> http://www.ubbcentral.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/240505.html#Post240505

Version 8 Change log --> http://www.ubbcentral.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/226752

An Update on Version 8 --> http://www.ubbcentral.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/226753

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #246524
11/02/11 02:13 PM
11/02/11 02:13 PM
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gliderdad  Offline
veteran
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 1,475
NY
I am guessing since v8 was put on hold and 7.6 is what is being worked on that's why they were removed, this way 7.6 is the focus.

Maybe they have noted changes to some of the implementations for v8 Rick wrote and those posts would no longer apply. We will have to see what Brooks says, I can only guess.

Last edited by gliderdad; 11/02/11 02:14 PM.
Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: usrbingeek] #250797
11/04/12 03:14 PM
11/04/12 03:14 PM
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ShiftKnowledge  Offline
member
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 152
Hey Brooks,

When can we see a release for UBB threads version 8?

Yours truly,

ShiftKnowledge

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #250799
11/05/12 05:38 AM
11/05/12 05:38 AM
KuKuKaChu  Offline
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Joined: Dec 2005
Posts: 141
Jakarta, Indonesia
:crickets:


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Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #253459
08/24/13 10:09 AM
08/24/13 10:09 AM
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randarand97  Offline
stranger
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 5
I appreciate the need that some people have for NEW features, such as accessing their Forum via a handheld device... but GADS ZOOKS -- I just want some of the CURRENT features to work as they should. frown

Can you spell S-E-A-R-C-H-?

I read the thread that listed the upgraded "search" features and they sound great! Exactly what we've waited 2 (maybe 3?) years for.

I would vote for an immediate upgrade which "fixes" existing features and hold off on any new features for a follow-on release. Just my .02 representing my 9,000 users.

Re: Who is UBBSystems and version 7.6 [Re: UBBSystems] #254046
11/15/13 11:38 AM
11/15/13 11:38 AM
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JPFolks  Offline
journeyman
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 53
Randarand,

I agree! I am just happy to sense perhaps this software is still alive and viable going forward. I have 20K users and have been using the software since 2000, but would have a lot more if it was up to date with every other site and board out there. I was shocked to see an actual change here. I look forward to hearing about anything positive going forward.


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Founder
Just Plain Folks Music Organization
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