Bulletin Board System Recommendations?

Kimball Larsen kimball at kimballlarsen.com
Wed May 21 22:46:17 MDT 2008


Thanks to everyone for the great suggestions.

Allow me to correct the spelling in the subject.

Sheesh... I have a degree and everything - you'd think I could spell.

There, that's better.


- Kimball
http://www.kimballlarsen.com

On May 21, 2008, at 6:52 PM, Matthew Walker wrote:

>
> I recommend SMF (http://www.simplemachines.org/) as a good solid  
> phpBB replacement.
> They've had a handful of vulnerabilities, but NOTHING compared to  
> phpBB (which isn't
> even allowed on my server anymore).
>
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 3:17 pm, Kimball Larsen wrote:
>> I know this has been discussed before, but I'm curious what folks are
>> using now.
>>
>> I need to set up a web-based forum for my customers, and want
>> something that is simple to admin (I won't be doing it), allows  
>> custom
>> themes, has a good security track record, and is free/open source.
>>
>> I've used phpBB in the past for other companies, and it worked well
>> enough, but didn't really stand out as all that great to me.
>> Today I discovered AEF (1), which seems very slick, but does not have
>> many skins, etc, and is not well known.
>>
>> I suppose I'm most concerned about security - I've heard horror
>> stories of boards being hijacked, which I'd like to avoid.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> 1:  http://www.anelectron.com/
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>> - Kimball
>> http://www.kimballlarsen.com
>>
>>
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>
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