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Offline bustin98

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RE: Restored Access / New Forums?
« Reply #30 on: February 15, 2009, 12:37:06 PM »
Maybe, starter threads for posts are handled differently also.



Its not impossible, but I need to make a mapping of table columns. I'm thinking about exporting each table and making modifications by hand. Nothing I do will affect this forum though.

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Offline Maxim

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RE: Restored Access / New Forums?
« Reply #31 on: February 16, 2009, 07:08:35 AM »
If password salting means you can't migrate users, you can probably port everything as "anonymous" (without ever actually allowing anonymous posting) using the username text and then re-associate with actual users once they're registered in the new system. I did this to port from a registration-free forum (wwwthreads) to phpBB; with a small number of "regulars" there's not many people to migrate anyway.

Offline DarkWolf

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RE: Restored Access / New Forums?
« Reply #32 on: February 16, 2009, 11:40:31 AM »
I looked through the SMF code a little bit and it looks like there is code there to support bringing in other hashes.  Check out LogInOut.php at about line 306.



I could be wrong though, I just browsed through the code a bit on my lunch break.

Offline Maxim

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RE: Restored Access / New Forums?
« Reply #33 on: February 17, 2009, 03:27:08 AM »
So what's the destination board software?

Offline JonLeung

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RE: Restored Access / New Forums?
« Reply #34 on: February 17, 2009, 06:53:47 AM »
From the little I've seen so far, the potential new forum looks pretty good! :D I approve, that is, once we've seen if users and posts can migrate safely.

Offline The Ultimate Koopa

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RE: Restored Access / New Forums?
« Reply #35 on: May 28, 2009, 06:19:27 PM »
Is this so-called new forum still going ahead?

Offline JonLeung

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RE: Restored Access / New Forums?
« Reply #36 on: June 04, 2009, 06:32:45 AM »
I emailed bustin yesterday and he says he hasn't forgotten; in fact he thinks about it pretty often.



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Offline The Ultimate Koopa

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RE: Restored Access / New Forums?
« Reply #37 on: June 07, 2009, 12:09:44 PM »
Well yeah, I wasn't expecting to be using the "new" forums now, I just wondered if it was still going to happen, or if it was decided that these forums were alright as it is. Also, I assume that by how it says (c) PMD 2005-06, these forums (or at least this version) hasn't been updated since 2006.

Offline Inty

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Re: Restored Access / New Forums?
« Reply #38 on: September 22, 2009, 04:47:31 AM »
Good idea, though bustin said we should be able to transfer without a problem.  The posts should safely migrate.  At least as long as bustin says so.  Now if it was Inty making that promise, that would be a different story...  >_>



So what did happen yesterday, anyway, bustin?  Was it something to do with GoDaddy all along?  Did they give you any crap for pretending to be me?  :P

Aw, come on man. That was a good amount of years ago now and i'm sure i've apologised and even told you i was going through a bad time back then. No need to take little digs at me 3-4yrs after i've been away from the scenes. Nice to see the sites still stable though and long may it continue.
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Offline JonLeung

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Re: Restored Access / New Forums?
« Reply #39 on: September 22, 2009, 06:18:49 AM »
>_>

Sorry...