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PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 11:01 am 
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Hi all,
I'm not really sure if this is a bug with PHPBB or this forum or what...
But has had it's slashes removed...

If you go to edit the post, you'll see the slashes are there, but when viewing the post they are not. The quotes are just blue. This could be a bug with PHPBB's syntax highlighter?

Anyway, just thought I'd see if anyone knew about this or has had the same problem?

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 1:09 pm 
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 2:27 pm 
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Last edited by McInfo on Wed Jun 16, 2010 3:10 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 2:38 pm 
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Oh yeah...

That kind of sucks though.

I wonder why PHPBB don't just use php's highlight string function....

That's a pretty big bug.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 3:48 pm 
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PHPBB has not built-in syntax highlighting. We use Geshi. Geshi isn't built to be dependent on any language - they built their highlighting engine & you add new languages with language highlight definition files.

Using the built-in function would make a lot of sense - perhaps we'll do that when/if we move to MyBB.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 1:26 pm 
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I just downloaded & installed MyBB on my local machine.

Not impressed :|

I prefer phpBB. Are you guys considering changing over?


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 3:07 pm 
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I just checked that code snippet on GeSHi's website - it works properly. Probably we need to consider upgrading.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:06 am 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 11:08 am 
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Hmm...but phpBB has such a huge community behind it. I would have thought there would be more mods for it....

I don't know...I don't dislike MyBB. I just find some of its features annoying. For example, the search feature - why does it display a page with "Your search has been submitted" or something, and then redirect you after a few seconds? Why not just redirect straight to the results? Better yet - why not just display the results on the first page??

Plus phpBB is a lot more stylish...you must admit.

IMO, vBulletin is the best...but you actually have to pay for it!!!!

SMF has some good features, but the layout looks a bit naff. I suppose with a decent theme it'd be pretty cool....

It'd be interesting to get a vote going or something; see what other people think :)

In fact...what would be cool is if we all pooled in, and made our own forum!!!! A bunch of PHP developers - who better for the job?! :D


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 11:34 am 
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phpBB does have lots of mods. The trouble is with how they're installed. With phpBB, you have to go into various files & modify the source code. With MyBB, it's just a matter of enabling the mod in the control panel. If all we had to do was modify the code once, that'd be fine. However, we'd need to do that every time we update the forum software. This has resulted in us not installing as many mods as we'd like, nor keeping phpBB up-to-date.

Building our own forum would never happen - too many cooks in the kitchen.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 11:38 am 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:42 pm 
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If you want to post that poll, feel free.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 1:10 pm 
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don't think I won't, cause I might!!

seriously though, would you guys (mods) consider replacing phpBB with a collaboration project of the forum members?


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 1:21 pm 
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I posted a poll :D

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=104474

I think that would be a cool idea...even if it wasn't to replace the current forum software, it'd still be fun.


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