[sword-devel] SWORD forums???
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Tue Jul 7 09:55:31 EDT 2020
I just edited the wiki page and removed reference to forums.
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On Tuesday, 7 July 2020 13:56, Troy A. Griffitts <scribe at crosswire.org> wrote:
> Hi David. The old mvnforums software we used was riddled with holes a
> spammer could use to post spam and I doubt the software is still being
> maintained. The forums had been "read-only" for a decade, and not
> really forums any longer. When we finally made the switch a month or so
> ago away from our old server, the forum software was not migrated. If
> there are any references to the forums, they should be changed. Mailman
> (sword-devel, jsword-devel, bt-devel, etc. + their archives), in
> practice serves as our forum utility. While user forums still sounds
> like a they have a benefit-- giving users a place to discuss their
> experiences and share their knowledge, we don't currently have a good
> solution for this, though we've thrown around ideas to revive this and
> replace our old mvnforums with something else.
> On 7/7/20 2:42 PM, David Haslam wrote:
> > Whatever happened to SWORD forums?
> > https://forums.crosswire.org/
> > now takes one to a page with the following title:
> > Virtual Manuscript Room Collaborative Research Environment (VMR CRE)
> > No doubt this is significant for Troy, but why is it a subdomain on CrossWire's server?
> > cf. One of our wiki pages,
> > https://wiki.crosswire.org/Tutorial:Compiling_%26_Installing_SWORD
> > still contains a link to
> > http://crosswire.org/forums/
> > and that gives a 404 page not found.
> > Best regards,
> > David
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