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 From:  SDamron <sdamron at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Alex M" <radiussupport at lrcommunications dot net>
 Cc:  "David Kitchens" <spider at webweaver dot com>, "Monowall Support List" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>, "Mono Dev List" <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] RE: [Forged Sender] RE: [m0n0wall] Re: why dont we have forum?
 Date:  Sat, 6 Jan 2007 12:49:15 -0600
Here is a starting point.  I use this with my Drupal website, and it
works very nicely.  My forums/email lists are fairly low volume (less
than 400 messages per day) and it handles everything very well.  I DO
run Drupal, but I am pretty sure it can be ported to whatever else you
might want to port it to.

http://drupal.org/handbook/modules/listhandler

On 1/6/07, Alex M <radiussupport at lrcommunications dot net> wrote:
> Well I do algorithms even faster ten coding, the problem is that thing that
> I don't like to get my hands in dirty manual work... I can do the engine to
> sinc the emails from POP server to DB, and reverse sinc form submit events
> with emails.
> (sure mail() function + some way to find out if that is a rely so we can do
> the proper topics follow up)
>
> Did anyone ever worked with PEAR? I believe that's the only class that can
> allow me POP server access.
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Kitchens [mailto:spider at webweaver dot com]
> Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2007 1:29 AM
> To: 'Alex M'; 'Monowall Support List'
> Subject: RE: [Forged Sender] RE: [m0n0wall] Re: why dont we have forum?
>
> If I could program my way out of a corner, lol, I would be glad to help, I
> can read code and understand what it does but creating code is not my strong
> point. I will help with any testing or ideas if I can. Chris B, what forum
> are you planning to deploy? I will do any research that I can to help make
> this work, I've thought for a long time that it was a good idea but the
> author of megabbs didn't see it, he is one that doesn't like lists, lol.
>
> Dave
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Alex M [mailto:radiussupport at lrcommunications dot net]
> > Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 10:30 PM
> > To: 'David Kitchens'; Monowall Support List
> > Subject: [Forged Sender] RE: [m0n0wall] Re: why dont we have forum?
> >
> > Ok since I was mentioned, and since it went deep enough, I'm
> > gonna write a PHP script that sinc php actions to email and
> > vice versa, I'm doing 3 other project as the moment so I cant
> > do integration in phpBB so I will need some one to volunteer
> > so we can do the project togathere....
> >
> > Also this will require (at least) to add vatianle at the end
> > of the MialMen emails subject to we can sinc email replies to
> > probe topic something like
> > RE: [m0n0wall] Re: why dont we have forum?{*1234*}, or we cab
> > add that somewhere in email as footer if your mails server
> > would allow it.
> >
> > Any way any ppl that wanna volunteer to help me?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Kitchens [mailto:spider at webweaver dot com]
> > Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 9:40 PM
> > To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> > Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] Re: why dont we have forum?
> >
> >  Yes, most forums do but that means all list users must go
> > and signup on them and choose that option. With the division
> > of people that like or dislike forums, that would not be too
> > feasible to expect. I had two replies to my last post about
> > this, Alex M said he could try to sort something out with an
> > add-on to phpbb and Brandon was also going to work on
> > something. I really think it would be the best solution,
> > hopefully Alex or Brandon will chime in here and let us know
> > if they were successful?
> >
> > Dave
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Tom Anderson [mailto:tom at haremail dot net]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2007 9:28 PM
> > > To: David Kitchens
> > > Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> > > Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Re: why dont we have forum?
> > >
> > > Doesn't most forum software give users an option to subscribe to
> > > forums or threads? Couldn't those who want their info via email
> > > subscribe to the relevant forums and receive email
> > notification when
> > > there are new posts?
> > >
> > > David Kitchens wrote:
> > > > As a fan of both forums and lists, I had an idea a while
> > back that
> > > > someone here was going to look at but I don't remember
> > > offhand who it
> > > > was. That was to have the "forum" be a "list member", it
> > > would need to
> > > > be able to accept a list message, post itself to the forum,
> > > and then
> > > > any replies would also go to both the forum and list. Doing
> > > this would
> > > > allow the forum to be constant with the list, if someone
> > > posted on the
> > > > forum, the forum would send it to the list or vice-versa. I have
> > > > worked extensively on the development of MegaBBS from
> > > www.pd9soft.com
> > > > but it is .asp based and the list is likely running on
> > > linux. I have
> > > > no idea how to make .asp talk to sendmail or majordomo,
> > but I would
> > > > think one of the linux based forums in .php would be able
> > > to be tweaked to do this.
> > > >
> > > > Dave
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >> -----Original Message-----
> > > >> From: Chris Buechler [mailto:cbuechler at gmail dot com]
> > > >> Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 6:54 PM
> > > >> To: Mono Wall list
> > > >> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Re: why dont we have forum?
> > > >>
> > > >> (quoted below was sent to me directly, intended for list)
> > > >>
> > > >> On 1/5/07, lgrant at adamscon dot com <lgrant at adamscon dot com> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >>> I'm of mixed feelings on the list vs. forum issue.  I think
> > > >>>
> > > >> I prefer
> > > >>
> > > >>> forums when I'm there, but if you contribute to a lot
> > of forums,
> > > >>> making the rounds of them all can be a real pain.  The list
> > > >>>
> > > >> comes to you.
> > > >>
> > > >> Yeah, I've noticed myself lately preferring to have a
> > > forum available
> > > >> for software I'm messing with, because forums are generally
> > > >> substantially easier to browse through the archives of
> > than lists
> > > >> are.
> > > >>  But, as a contributor, I much prefer lists.
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>> Nonetheless, I wanted to point out a liability of forums,
> > > >>>
> > > >> and that is
> > > >>
> > > >>> spammers.  If you do not require login to post, you will get
> > > >>> innundated with spam posts for anti-depressants,
> > viagra, and sex
> > > >>> videos.  It's a little better if you require registration
> > > >>>
> > > >> and sign on,
> > > >>
> > > >>> but that is no longer a panacea.  There is a program
> > > called XRumer
> > > >>> that the spammers use, which advertises that it can do
> > automatic
> > > >>> registration, even responding properly to CAPTCHA codes
> > > (the little
> > > >>> pictures of numbers that you have to type in...the ones
> > that are
> > > >>> supposedly readable only by humans).  I have seen this in
> > > >>>
> > > >> use on one
> > > >>
> > > >>> of the forums I am on.  The spam is still less than if
> > you didn't
> > > >>> require registration, but someone's still going to have to
> > > >>>
> > > >> prune out the spam posts.
> > > >>
> > > >> I run the pfsense forum and this really hasn't been a
> > > major issue.
> > > >> It does pop up from time to time, but it's quite rare and
> > > things were
> > > >> tweaked along the way to prevent it from happening.
> > It'll be the
> > > >> same as wiki.m0n0.ch, I had to continually change things
> > > on it for a
> > > >> while to keep the spammers out.
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>> I'm also a little concerned about having to check both
> > > the list and
> > > >>> the forum. On the other hand, if the newbie posts tend to
> > > go to the
> > > >>> forum, this might be a good way to separate out the posts
> > > >>>
> > > >> that say "I
> > > >>
> > > >>> want to install M0n0wall.  Tell me how to do it."
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >> If you're searching for an answer, your best bet now and in the
> > > >> future would be to Google for whatever it is and append
> > > site:m0n0.ch.
> > > >> That'll search the list archives, documentation, and forum
> > > whenever
> > > >> it exists.
> > > >>
> > > >> -Chris
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>> In any case, I am really happy that the list exists, in
> > > >>>
> > > >> whatever form
> > > >>
> > > >>> it may become.  I have learned untold amounts of things about
> > > >>> M0n0wall, and networking in general, from following the list.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Be well...
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Lynn Grant
> > > >>> lgrant at adamscon dot com
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>
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