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Future Forum Upgrade
« on: March 25, 2013, 05:22:58 PM »
Hey guys,

Just letting you all know that i have started looking into doing an upgrade of this forum to the newer SMF v2 and as such i will be putting the forum into Maintenance Mode at times.

Fortunately i am on the other side of the world for the major part of all the members, so the time that i will be performing the work will be between 2am and 5am UK time.

Being that my work hours are a bit all over the place i'm not able to provide a specific date that i will be performing the maintenance, but the time will be as above... so if you notice the forum in Maintenance Mode you will know why.

At the moment i will be doing some backups and testing on a test site, and if all goes well i will perhaps be able to perform the upgrade next month.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask here.

Cheers,
Franco

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2013, 05:48:27 PM »
Sounds good Franco ,what does V2 do better then ( non nerd explanation please )  :lol: :lol:

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2013, 06:23:19 PM »
Can't say i have a straight answer for you there Mike... i mean why do we upgrade computer software or even our cars... r/c or 1:1 for that matter.  Well i tend to think because we want and possibly expect something better.  With the SMF software i think that for most members it will be just be cosmetic, ie the look of the forum... but for mods and admins i think it will be better support and better security.

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2013, 10:31:23 PM »
Sounds good ,you just have to keep up!!! :D :D

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2013, 11:11:43 AM »
Just letting you know that the forum will be going to Maintenance Mode in a few hours...  Should not be too long at all.

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2013, 08:38:50 AM »
Just letting you know that the forum will be going to Maintenance Mode in a few hours...  Should not be too long at all.

Must have nodded off and missed that  :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2013, 09:10:29 AM »
Must have nodded off and missed that  :lol: :lol: :lol:

Funny... because i actually delayed it at least an extra hour.... heaps of you UK guys were still on at 2am, plus being a public holiday more people also on here... so i waited i short while.

But, anyway... did what i planned to do and switched back to normal mode.

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2013, 10:14:51 PM »
Franco has been working hard behind the scenes on the forum upgrade ,I have seen a test set up
and it's looking well cool , really looking forward to the new look and features ,well done  :D :D 8) 8)

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2013, 12:12:25 AM »
yep, coming along nicely now... have had to spend a bit of time learning about php coding  ??? ???

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2013, 06:07:56 AM »
There's a very good chance that the new forum will be up and running this weekend, so expect it to be down during this time guys.

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2013, 07:44:41 AM »
Looking forward to the Upgrade ,amount of time I spend on here !!!!!!  I do want some new
Fookin Curtains to look at  :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2013, 10:01:18 AM »
Ok Gents.... Going to be putting the new curtains up in about 2 hours time  ;)

That's about 2am UK time... Midday AU Time.

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2013, 10:19:24 AM »
Ok hope all go's well
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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2013, 10:27:21 AM »
Ok hope all go's well

Shouldn't have any dramas... done it all on a test site first, so should all be good  ;)

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2013, 09:51:49 PM »
Looks very good  :) :)

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Re: Future Forum Upgrade
« Reply #15 on: April 06, 2013, 10:08:00 PM »
Thank you Oliver  ;)