[Project_owners] notes.html

Michael Vincent van Rantwijk some at universum.org
Wed May 25 16:28:28 EDT 2005


Robin Monks wrote:

> We will be setting up a similar system for MozDev.org users with no
> registration and no ads in the future, I've already sent proposals the
> admins way.

My father asked for forums a long time ago, but his request was denied, 
so what/who made them change their minds?

Ha, mentioning 'the future' as a timeframe is probably pretty useless 
for outsiders and project owners ;)

> Robin
> 
> On 5/24/05, Eric Jung <grimholtz at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>>500 notes on one page! Wow!
>>
>>I abandoned notes just after my project had 60 and opened a free
>>forum at http://invisionfree.com/. It's quite nice; fully skinable,
>>text-ads only (no graphics or popups) and -- most importantly -- you
>>can arrange to allow guest users to post. In other words, people
>>don't have to go through registration to post.
>>
>>
>>
>>--- Brian King <brian at mozdev.org> wrote:
>>
>>>Didier Ernotte wrote:
>>>
>>>>Yes, mine (inforss) is sometimes very slow too. If fact, the
>>>
>>>submit
>>>
>>>>button has to update the database and refresh the screen with the
>>>
>>>new
>>>
>>>>notes. I don't know which one of these two processes takes so
>>>
>>>much
>>>
>>>>time. I have about 500 notes in the pages, and I think this
>>>
>>>should be
>>>
>>>>paginated to save time.
>>>
>>>We are currently developing a new Notes/Forum system that will be
>>>much
>>>more robust than the current one.
>>>
>>>http://bugzilla.mozdev.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10166
>>>
>>>The old notes system won't go away (at least initially), but the
>>>hope is
>>>that the new system will be quickly adopted by project owners. It
>>>will
>>>also probably be included by default in new projects.
>>>
>>>--
>>>Brian King


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