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v7,6 and the future #248831 04/02/2012 8:17 PM
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Is it just me, or is it way to quiet around here. The fever to roll out 7.6 seems to have cooled. I was really excited about the new functionality coming, but now am getting concerned about threads future viability in general with the lack of progress. Does anyone have any insight as to 7.6 delivery or even if there is a future here. I have been a loyal subscriber since 2003 and getting real concerned.


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #248832 04/02/2012 8:19 PM
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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #248833 04/02/2012 8:21 PM
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I missed that I guess. I feel much better and hope this gets rolled out very soon.

Thanks for the update.


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #248835 04/02/2012 8:25 PM
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It is, SD is more than likely running everything through a fine comb while finishing up to hopefully help reduce time in beta wink

Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: gliderdad] #248838 04/02/2012 10:29 PM
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Originally Posted by gliderdad
It is, SD is more than likely running everything through a fine comb while finishing up to hopefully help reduce time in beta wink
Not to mention making sure everything is fully patched from the security issues.


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249283 05/24/2012 11:24 AM
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Hi,
Just checking back if anyone has heard anything.


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249285 05/24/2012 9:09 PM
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Originally Posted by JetStar
Hi,
Just checking back if anyone has heard anything.

about what? the second coming? the apocalypse?


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249286 05/24/2012 10:26 PM
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Posted 5/17

Originally Posted by SD
still working on the upgrader right now. without that, the install is manual...

sorry for delay

Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249404 06/04/2012 3:51 PM
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Thanks for the update! Cant wait for the new version!!!!


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249545 06/20/2012 2:58 PM
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Hey I remembered to check back here!

I started using wwwthreads back when it was free and bought it from Rick for a lifetime licenses when he first went commercial smile

Still waiting for the next version that will bring us to the modern era smile

Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249554 06/21/2012 6:46 PM
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i made progress on the upgrader last week.

there is still some work to do in merging the permissions with the new ones.


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thank you.... looking sweet...


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249557 06/22/2012 5:24 PM
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Gracias for the info smile


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249607 07/02/2012 1:42 AM
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Thanks for the responses. Cant wait for new version!


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249611 07/03/2012 10:09 AM
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I don't need the updater -- I just want a new version of UBB.

Sadly my company had to switch to a different package but I would like to run a forum on my own (with my lifetime license) Just waiting for the update.

Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249612 07/03/2012 2:44 PM
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Aye my devs are waiting for a newer version as well. I will have to convince them that staying with UBB is still the better option. It is getting more difficult to fight this fight. Many times since the switch over I have seemed a bit wracked..and definatly out of sorts than my usual posts, however, in my defense I spend a lot of time defending my decision to stick with this program, and I am starting to run out of time.

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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: Flyin V] #249613 07/03/2012 3:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Flyin V
I don't need the updater -- I just want a new version of UBB.
Well, it's not a "drop in", trust me, you need the updater to go anywhere with any version; it preforms all of the necessary operations to make your current forum work with the new fields added to the database and to change your old stored data to work with the new database structure.


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249614 07/04/2012 12:59 AM
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I'm scared to death thinking about how many of my mods (hacks?) are going to disappear with the new version. And loss of graphics, icons, etc. Heck just a couple of my Custom Islands were a significant effort.

I guess that I'll have to check, recheck and check again.... and the Users will STILL find something that didn't come over properly. You know how it is..... arghhhhhh......


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Mods are a concern. But islands are islands and they should be okay.
As far as icons,avatars they should be okay also.


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249616 07/04/2012 5:56 PM
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When I go and change icons I just make a duplicate of the default dark directory and set the style to use th enew directory, then no upgrades touch my icons...


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Re: v7,6 and the future [Re: JetStar] #249621 07/05/2012 10:56 PM
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Thanks... but......

You KNOW that SOMETHING is going to get missed. :-)
I don't mind finding something that is not working properly.

It's the ones that don't show up for a week or two that are annoying. By then I've moved on and need to go back to find the original data.

Not complaining - just trying to talk myself into an upgrade mood. And besides, I'll probably give you guys a 2 months head-start to debug it for me. Ha ha.... Let the early birds begin!!!!


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