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LinuxWorld: Don't Like FUDforum? Give phpBB a Try

Nov 08, 2002, 22:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)

"Ever buy something and then spend the next few weeks researching other products to see if something better was out there? In real life, that's called neurosis. To a product reviewer, it's called a job. I did my job this week by looking for some BBS or forum software that might be better than FUDforum 2.3, the software I chose to use for my non-profit Web sites. (I wrote about version 2.3.2 in my last article, but the latest version of FUDforum is now 2.3.3, which includes several minor bug fixes.)

"I placed only a few conditions on the prospective software: it had to be available under the GPL or some similar license, and it had to use Apache, PHP4, and MySQL. The reason for these requirements should be intuitive. The GPL is the creme-de-la-creme of open source licenses, and Apache, PHP4 and MySQL is the most popular combination for Web applications support..."

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