View · Search · Index

Forums

Package Specification Summary for Package: forums

Summary: Online discussion forums.
Description: This online discussion board software is the successor of the original bboard package. The biggest improvement is a scalable datamodel. Forums supports threaded and flat view, moderation, a stand alone search function as well as integration with the OpenACS search package and integration with the notifications package for email alerts. It also supports reply via email.
Maturity: Mature
This package depends on: acs-kernel acs-tcl acs-mail-lite acs-subsite attachments notifications acs-automated-testing
Packages that depend on forums: forums-includelet forums-portlet
Package parameters:
AttachmentStyle
Style of attachments. Possible values are: - simple (default): just allow to attach new files to a message using the file widget during post, and using the attachments package API to 'attach' them to the message. - complex (legacy): attach URLs, new or already existing files, browse through folders and choose where to upload the files in the file storage, using the attachments package 'attach' pages (default simple, type string, scope instance)
DisplayEmoticonsAsImagesP
Automatically convert smileys like :-) and similar constructs to images when displaying messages in the browser. (default 1, type number, scope instance)
ForumsSearchBoxP
Whether to display a forums specific searchbox within the page body (not desirable when there is a sitewide search in the header). (default 1, type number, scope instance)
SecureOutboundP
Should we withhold message content from notifications when the forum message is posted in a secure connection? This helps to keep controlled content available only to subsite members when the forum connection is secure, such as controlled by referencing subsite in acs-subsite's RestrictToSSL parameter. (default 0, type number, scope instance)
UseIntermediaForSearchP
Should we use intermedia for searching forums? Intermedia is more scalable, but interprets searches differently from standard search. (default 0, type number, scope instance)
UseReadingInfo
Should ReadingInfo be stored and displayed for this forum (default 0, type number, scope instance)
UseScreenNameP
Whether the real user name or only the (anonymous) screenName will be shown in forums. Do not revert to 0 if once set to 1, since this will discard the beforehand granted anonymity. (default 0, type number, scope instance)
table_bgcolor
This is the color of the first message / table row (default #eeeeee, type string, scope instance)
table_border_color
The color of the table borders and between the cells, try #ffffff for a cool look (default #dddddd, type number, scope instance)
table_other_bgcolor
The bgcolor for the other table rows (default #d9e4f9, type string, scope instance)


Bug Tracker Summary for Package: forums

Open Bugs: 28
Latest Bug Opened: 2008-09-04 Forum wih policy closed lets you post messages
Latest Bug Fixed: 2019-02-21 Message preview activates spell checker widget.
Top Bug Submitters: Carl Robert Blesius (10) Tilmann Singer (7) Stan Kaufman (5) Matthias Melcher (5) Jade Rubick (5)
Top Bug Fixers: Lars Pind (24) Jeff Davis (18) Emmanuelle Raffenne (6) Tracy Adams (6) Gustaf Neumann (5) Deirdre Kane (5) Tilmann Singer (4)


Code Metrics Summary for Package: forums

# Tcl Procs 89
# Tcl Lines 2055
# Tcl Blank Lines 357
# Tcl Comment Lines 179
# Automated Tests 7
# Stored Procedures PG: 27 ORA: 30
# SQL Lines PG: 1339 (blank 221 comments 202) ORA: 1509 (blank 202 comments 191)
# ADP pages 28
# ADP lines 340
# Include pages (forums/lib/) 27
# Documentation pages 1
# Documentation lines 42
Browse Source API-browser

 

Active package project: The Forums Self Help Project

previous September 2019
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 (1) 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 1 2 3 4 5

Popular tags

17 , 5.9.0 , 5.9.1 , ad_form , ADP , ajax , aolserver , asynchronous , bgdelivery , bootstrap , bugtracker , CentOS , COMET , compatibility , CSP , CSRF , cvs , debian , emacs , engineering-standards , fedora , FreeBSD , guidelines , host-node-map , hstore , includelets , install , installation , installers , install-ns
No registered users in community xowiki
in last 30 minutes
Contributors

OpenACS.org