[kwlug-disc] Anyone know of a free web forum equivalent to Google/Yahoo Groups?

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Thu Oct 1 13:31:39 EDT 2009


Paul Nijjar wrote, On 10/01/2009 2:23 AM:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 03:49:27PM -0400, unsolicited wrote:
>> Maybe I'm just thinking old school terminology here with the word 'forum'.
>>
>> Really, I'm thinking virtual internet cafe. Not much different than the 
>> LUG meetings, particularly the after-meeting round table discussions.
>>
>> But internet cafe seems to mean a coffee house where pcs are around.
>>
>> I'm thinking more where you use your pc to get to the cafe. File  
>> sharing, bulleting boards, discussion groups, FAQs, etc.
>>
>> I'd have called this a forum. But that could be so yesterday.
> 
> Are you looking for something more than phpBB (and/or its
> competitors)? If so what is missing?

I don't believe I am. If I knew of a free phpbb yahoo/google group 
equivalent.

It just occurred to me that perhaps the word 'forum' is outdated and 
may be known by some other phrase these days.



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