[Project_owners] Mozdev project forum

Douglas E. Warner silfreed at silfreed.net
Fri Feb 27 07:18:44 PST 2009


Eric Jung wrote:
> 
> 
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 8:14 AM, Douglas E. Warner
> <silfreed at silfreed.net <mailto:silfreed at silfreed.net>> wrote:
> 
>     Jack Sparrow wrote:
>     > I have a simple question. It's possible to upload a forum to a mozdev
>     > project page?
>     >
>     > If the answer is yes, how?
> 
>     First, we can setup Drupal for you to host your forum on [1].  That
>     might be
>     the easier route.
> 
>     Second, it's possible to upload a forum, but that involves a lot of
>     maintenance on your part.  ".php" files aren't passed through our
>     template
>     system and since most forum systems come with these file extensions
>     it should
>     mostly just work.  But it'll be on you to keep the software updated
>     and work
>     within the more-restrictive confines of our multi-host setup.
> 
> 
> Most such systems require a database, too. I'm not sure what our policy
> is on databases for projects...

We'll set it up for you; it'll probably require a little more work on the PO's
part to include the database username/password where we'll put the information
since we don't want it committed to CVS.

-Doug

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Douglas E. Warner    <silfreed at silfreed.net>    Site Developer
Mozdev.org           http://www.mozdev.org

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