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Re: Creating a PHP 7/8 FUDforum [message #187955 is a reply to message #187954] Fri, 18 September 2020 17:19 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I like it, but have a couple of questions:

1. How do we test your version?
2. Will it be possible to upgrade (or migrate) old forums to your version? This is key, as there are a lot of LARGE (and extremely stable) forums on FUDforum.
3. Do you think it might be possible to use the exiting deployment model for Twig themes, where themes are copied (with localization) from the DATA to WEB directories? This may even allow older and newer themes to exist together in the same deployment.

Just a couple of random notes:
1. FUDforum 3.1 is compatible with PHP 7 (but I haven't tested PHP 8 yet).
2. SEO URL's are currently possible with the path_info_SEO theme.
3. Localization is integrated with TranslateWiki - they are committing translations on a periodic basis.

I assume it won't be possible to push your changes to the existing FUDforum repositories (like https://github.com/fudforum/FUDForum/) as your code is a radical departure from the existing structure. Anyway, I'm looking forward to test your version, to see if it can run my forum sites, and if not, if we can port some of it to the main repo.

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Re: Creating a PHP 7/8 FUDforum [message #187957 is a reply to message #187956] Tue, 13 October 2020 23:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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However it goes this is great work and count me in for testing. Most of my forum users are on a default theme so there should be no problem with a new theme, they are not picky. Any other help needed let me know, that goes for funding too.

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Re: Creating a PHP 7/8 FUDforum [message #188033 is a reply to message #187970] Sun, 31 January 2021 06:21 Go to previous message
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We are about to release FUDforum 3.1.1.
Please let me know if you have any patches that can be folded back into the main branch that won't break existing forums ASAP.
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