More phpBB like forum?

Janderson ask at
Mon Dec 8 21:26:06 PST 2008

Daniel White wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is it just me, or does anyone think it may be a good idea to use a
> phpBB style forum instead/aswell? I understand the reasoning behind
> the current system, as many of you have dedicated news readers which
> parse the emailed posts into a more thread like manner afterwards.
> However, for many people who don't have these readers (and don't want
> to try one yet), but who are very interested in D, the flat like
> posts may put them off, and that of course would be a great shame.
> To get the best of both worlds, one could get some backend server
> software to automatically parse the posts into a thread/phpbb like
> system, AND for the posts to be sent in the usual way to be read by
> the specialized newsgroup software readers. Is there such a system? -
> if not then why not, as it would be beneficial to everyone.
> At the same time, we can remove (or subsume) the old 'deprecated' D
> newsgroup.

What about dsource?


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