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by Evergreen » Post

hoodedice wrote:
onpon4 wrote:
Jordach wrote:There are entire Sub-Forum RSS feeds, you just have to collect them all.
Like I said... they only show new topics, not new posts in existing topics.
Nevermind onpon4, at least you are getting the feature you want.

Also, who the zwiz uses RSS?!
Me. :P
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by Jordach » Post

Evergreen wrote:
hoodedice wrote:
onpon4 wrote:
Like I said... they only show new topics, not new posts in existing topics.
Nevermind onpon4, at least you are getting the feature you want.

Also, who the zwiz uses RSS?!
Me. :P
Such old skool

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by onpon4 » Post

People not using feeds don't know what they're missing. Ever since I started using them, the time I've saved has been tremendous, and I'm able to follow more sites.

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by Sokomine » Post

onpon4 wrote: People not using feeds don't know what they're missing. Ever since I started using them, the time I've saved has been tremendous, and I'm able to follow more sites.
I'd love to have a program that gathers all those forum news and makes them available as news which could be read by a program like tin (of course images won't work well). THAT would safe time. And annoying clicks.
A list of my mods can be found here.

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Re: Forum software switch

by ShadowNinja » Post

The forum is now converted to phpBB with a theme by BlockMen.

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by SegFault22 » Post

Well, I don't like this theme, mainly because the posts overlap the posters' name and information on the left side, the header is messed up, and much more. Can you ask BlockMen to fix it, please?

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Re: Forum software switch

by stormchaser3000 » Post

um the new softwere design (no offense blockmen) is terrible the links on google and on youtube are all broken (exept the ones to minetest.net

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by rubenwardy » Post

All the links are broken. I am not happy. It was promised that the links would stay the same on IRC.

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by Sokomine » Post

The broken links are a serious problem. All my bookmarks to mods and other relevant topics now no longer work :-(
ShadowNinja wrote: < ShadowNinja> Sokomine: I made some compatability code. I don't knwo if it's been added though.
I really hope that gets added soon.

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by SegFault22 » Post

We should just switch back to the old software. Everything was fine until this big change.

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by hoodedice » Post

Now that we have been switched, I think this is just epic =D

Now I only need to find my place around here....

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by Enke » Post

Whoa dude. The white.... and stuff. And all new not-colors. /me is confuzzled again.

Guess I better double check to find my place in this new forum order.

I for one, fully welcome our new PHP overlords!

[Edit] Hang on! Hang the !#^@ on! What is the point with the usergroups and the friends and foes thing? Is that necessary? If so, how the heck does it work? I gave the friends thing a go, but what's the point?

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Re: Forum software switch

by LazyJ » Post

Progressing forward is a good thing.

Broken links, eh... not so good.

Like Sokomine, I have a lot bookmarked forum posts and topics that are now non-functional. This also means that all links that reference the forums and promote Minetest out there on the web are also broken.

This is just the first day or so of a work-in-progress; bound to be some bugs and glitches. ;)

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by veriaqa » Post

I think the new theme is nice and simple. A little bit a green taste would do though.

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by ZachyGames » Post

The Style is awesome....
But I miss spoilers! now i cant save spaces

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Re: Forum software switch

by CraigyDavi » Post

It would be nice if you were allowed more than 5 links in the signature.
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by rubenwardy » Post

Do I have a signature? I can't see one on the post by me above.

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Re: Forum software switch

by CraigyDavi » Post

rubenwardy wrote:Do I have a signature? I can't see one on the post by me above.
You have to set it to show by default:
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Re: Forum software switch

by pandaro » Post

problem:
"View active topics"
do not work

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by onpon4 » Post

I've noticed that some people's replies (mostly those from when the old forum software was used) have blank titles and replies to those are being titled just "Re:", which makes it difficult to tell what topic they're in from a feed reader. Looks like an artifact from the transition. I don't suppose there's anything that can be done about this in software, is there (like, renaming all of the ones titled "" or "Re:" with whatever the default title would be)? It would be great if there is because the problem proliferates every time someone hits the "quote" button rather than the "post reply" button.

If there isn't a way to solve this in software, maybe the "quote" button should be disabled (if that's possible, I don't know if it is) for a couple months so the forum gets filled up with normally-titled posts?

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Re: Forum software switch

by Morn76 » Post

pandaro wrote:problem:
"View active topics"
do not work
+1

I want the active topics page back too.

Also, better visual distinction between sticky and normal topics please, as it was in the old forum software.

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Re: Forum software switch

by DeepGaze » Post

I also miss the old green and brown theme, but I don't mind the new software
there's no place like 127.0.0.1
The deep life Minetest text page
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Re: Forum software switch

by pandaro » Post

Morn76 wrote:
Also, better visual distinction between sticky and normal topics please, as it was in the old forum software.
+1

In any case I like the overall style of the new forum;I find it very clear and readable.
If I may suggest ...
-I would make a little darker the decoration of the stone along the sides to put a bit 'more evident
-I would make clearer the distinction between the sticky and the normal topic

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by Linxx » Post

there needs to be more contrast between the bg image and the forum posts it makes my eyes hurt D:

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by Casimir » Post

+ There now is a "mark forums read" button.
- I don't see where you can jump to the last unread posts.
- It is not as clear as it used to be. It is hard to get an overview.
- When you disable images you can not see which threads are unread/read. Almost all buttons are invisible (e.g. quote and edit).
- The icons indicating the tread status are much bigger than a normal font. This looks ugly and causes the three points of critic above.
- ...

It is mostly style issues, meaning the can easily be fixed within the current software.

(I also don't like the fast reply, as this encourages a more chat like discussion and less longer thought of posts.)

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