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RE: [newtech-1] Message Board/Forum Software for a website

From: Dean C.
Sent on: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 11:50 AM

Uhm Ian, ….discourse isn’t even available…… Basically its still in Sandbox “testing mode only for their site”.

 

The other issue is they don’t seem to want you to run it on your own servers but instead pay a $19.99 - $29.99 fee per month…..seems very contrary to the whole idea of open source but hey sure…whatever.

 

Lastly…..Discource reminds me a lot of the Hot Potato model (though with tumbler look and feel).

 

 

 

Regards,

 

Dean Collins

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From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Ian
Sent: Wednesday, March 13,[masked]:36 AM
To: [address removed]
Subject: Re: [newtech-1] Message Board/Forum Software for a website

 

Hi

On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 12:18 PM, Steven Blinn <[address removed]> wrote:

Looking for recommendations.  TIA, Steven

 

Try Discourse (http://www.discourse.org/) Its open source and written in ruby. Here is more about why it was written and why forums are the dark matter of the web http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2013/02/civilized-discourse-construction-kit.html 

 

Regards

 

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