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New Management #318915
07/07/2012 2:23 PM
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The UBB Developers Network is now under new management from an old member; Gizmo (Gizzy/Gremelin) has taken over the reins of UBB.Dev from Allen Ayres this week.

I've got a bit to do by way of policing the files already on the server, and I have some ideas for enhancing the site.

Step one was disabling the registration queue and installing the Stop Forum Spam modification; this was done earlier today and with any luck we should see similar registration numbers, minus the spammers.

Step two you ask? Well, it wouldn't be much of a surprise now would it wink.


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Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318916
07/08/2012 2:28 AM
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Congratulations, Gizmo! Allen made a wise choice.

Thank you, Allen, for all that you have done over the years. I hope you'll stay around.

Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318917
07/08/2012 3:55 AM
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Well, this is really great news! Many thanks to Allen for his past efforts and years of support. And having Gizmo take over is an excellent transition. This is the first time that I've been optimistic in almost 2 1/2 years. :-)

You-all know what I mean. Let's hope we see some progress on THAT OTHER board soon.


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Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318918
07/09/2012 12:53 AM
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Gizmo, can someone start going through the mods and changing the subject lines to say "Stock after 7.3" or whatever? I know a lot of the mods were eventually included in stock code.

Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318919
07/09/2012 1:03 AM
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I'll likely make a new section for 7.6+; unfortunately, short of testing every mod, seeing what works past 7.3+ vs prior would be one gigantic overtaking; unless the owners of those mods want to do checks I think it'd be a lot of work with little return value.


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Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318920
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What I was referring to was mods (from here) that became stock code in later versions of UBB.Threads. For example, someone with 7.5.6 already has the "Multiple Identity Detector" (or whatever it is called) built in, so they don't need to add it as a mod.

Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318921
07/09/2012 4:33 AM
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Ahh; well, I suppose if we had a volunteer to look such things up then yeah we could have a notice added to those threads...



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Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318936
08/14/2012 10:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Gizmo
Ahh; well, I suppose if we had a volunteer to look such things up then yeah we could have a notice added to those threads...


This would be a major undertaking. Since some mods have been adopted in stock code but with some variations over the years.
But I would be willing to try.
I probably will need some assistance in determining what mod was adopted in some form or fashion.

Last edited by Ruben Rocha; 08/14/2012 10:16 PM.
Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318937
08/15/2012 5:38 AM
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Unfortuantely the easy way is digging through the changelog lol... Takes forever...

If you go in and look at the archive link I gave you then you can take and see that some things are stored separate from others; and a lot is currently relying on notes in the subject line (such as [7.3]).


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Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318938
08/15/2012 9:02 PM
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All well and good but my current permissions don't allow me to edit a existing topic or subject.
I am in just the user group.

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Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318939
08/15/2012 11:55 PM
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GM on forums, site admin as far as the site control panel is concerned... Anything further needs to be PT lol.


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Re: New Management [Re: Gizmo] #318941
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Great news! You'll see more of me here when we got a new shiny ubb to mess around with smile


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Re: New Management [Re: blaaskaak] #318942
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Originally Posted by blaaskaak
Great news! You'll see more of me here when we got a new shiny ubb to mess around with smile
Glad to hear it Yarp!


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