[Proposal discussion] Official Extension Forum(s)

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How should it be done?

One forum, multiple threads (mess, but compact)
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One forum/category, multiple sub-forums (cleaner, but bulkier in PHPBB2 until we upgrade the forum software to SMF or PHPBB3)
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71%
 
Total votes: 14
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Wed Aug 11, 2010 4:37 pm

As I see it, we have two options; either a single forum for all the official extensions, which I was initially backing, but then realized it could get rather messy whith major projects like Transcendence Sandbox (whatever we eventually name it :D) which would likely have many, many threads made to discuss various aspects of themselves.

The other option is to have a category with multiple forums for each major project (and likely a general forum for the smaller ones), though until we upgrade the forums, it could get messy; hopefully George will have time to upgrade them or let ttech & myself do it.
PHPBB3 & SMF can both fix the issue with either collapsable categories or sub-forums, so if we did upgrade the forum, it would become a null issue.

Although we are unlikely to actually open these boards for a while considering that all the official extensions are either not started, or in their infancy, this is an issue that will come up later on, down the line.
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Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:30 pm

I vote for multiple categories, but that we wait for the forum upgrade

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Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:18 pm

I second that.
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Wed Sep 15, 2010 10:43 pm

I note this was bashed when I suggested it on irc way back. :P
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