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Link to version 8 on this site's "Features" page is broken #252590
04/05/13 04:17 AM
04/05/13 04:17 AM
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Pak Chan  Offline OP
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Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 25
More a shout to the site administrators (as opposed to forum administrators). The link to "version 8" in the site's "Features" page (http://www.ubbcentral.com/features.php) leads to a forum page which required me to log into the forum. After I did, I was told that permission was denied.

It is a rare site that publicises an upcoming release, points visitors at a page with the details, then prevents them from seeing those details. Must be a unique marketing approach that I'm not aware of. smile

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Re: Link to version 8 on this site's "Features" page is broken [Re: Pak Chan] #252596
04/05/13 03:38 PM
04/05/13 03:38 PM
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Ruben  Offline

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 5,952
Lutz,FL
I can't really speak for the vendor. But what I can say is the version 8 project was stalled due to changes in ownership and the death of one of the primary programmers without any backups.

This caused some back stepping in future releases.

SD has stepped in and recommended to progress in smaller steps.

Meaning version 7.5.7 and possibly a version 7.6.X before we reach version 8.
So I assume that the vendor has removed the version 8 progress from public view due to it is a mute point at this time.

As far as the link you referenced I can only think it was a oversight. And should be corrected.


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Re: Link to version 8 on this site's "Features" page is broken [Re: Pak Chan] #252597
04/05/13 04:03 PM
04/05/13 04:03 PM
Daryl Fawcett  Offline
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As months and years have actually gone by without any major version releases, when can we expect 7.6.X or even 7.5.7 to happen?

Re: Link to version 8 on this site's "Features" page is broken [Re: Pak Chan] #252598
04/05/13 04:11 PM
04/05/13 04:11 PM
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Ruben  Offline

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Lutz,FL
Well 7.5.7 has happened.
Look in the footer on this page.
It is available in the members area.


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Re: Link to version 8 on this site's "Features" page is broken [Re: Pak Chan] #252599
04/05/13 05:35 PM
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7.5.7 was released on December 12, 2012


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Re: Link to version 8 on this site's "Features" page is broken [Re: Pak Chan] #252600
04/06/13 04:00 PM
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Ruben  Offline

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I also notified Brooks too! Of a correction needed on the page.


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Re: Link to version 8 on this site's "Features" page is broken [Re: Ruben] #252601
04/08/13 10:40 AM
04/08/13 10:40 AM
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Pak Chan  Offline OP
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Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 25
I'm aware of reasons for the v8 delay, having tracked it for several years now, and am grateful that SD is making progress on the board (and also grateful that he hasn't made any promises as to release dates; else we'd all be going "Wooosh!" at the appropriate date).

Re: Link to version 8 on this site's "Features" page is broken [Re: Pak Chan] #252709
05/06/13 01:44 AM
05/06/13 01:44 AM
TheCorruptOnes  Offline
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Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 23
I'm glad that things are rolling through on the underlying foundation of UBBthreads.

When can we expect to see the threads get a new facelift? I remember seeing some slick new graphics when they announced V8.

Re: Link to version 8 on this site's "Features" page is broken [Re: Pak Chan] #254630
01/15/14 01:23 AM
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I'm aware of reasons for the v8 delay


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