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#1 dnoblett

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 08:49 PM

As you all know the cost to run the site is user supported and voluntary, the license cost is $150 or so every 3 years, and the hosting fee is fairly low. 

 

So any amount you all can kick into the kitty will help us all out. 

 

Donation is by paypal, and you all can find the link on the forum home page: http://candleforlove.com/forums/ ;)



#2 Fu Lai

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 10:01 PM

If you ever think about a different software/host there are many good (better) ones ---> http://www.jonbishop...urce-solutions/



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Posted 07 January 2013 - 10:56 PM

If you ever think about a different software/host there are many good (better) ones ---> http://www.jonbishop...urce-solutions/

Hostgator is the  way to go and all three of my site are on this server.

Very reasonable price.

And if i remember right CFL is on hostgator.

 

Also From my experience the FREE sites are very slow with the number of members we have here on CFL


Edited by NUWORLD, 07 January 2013 - 10:58 PM.

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#4 dnoblett

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 11:04 PM

Yep, running on Hostgator, was easy to perform a back up prior to upgrade, and their FTP service seems to be quite quick when I uploaded the new software version.



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Posted 08 January 2013 - 01:53 AM

I asked Don once why we stick with IPB.  CFL has been around for 10 years.  We would likely lose a lot of stuff if we tried to port it all over to different software.



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Posted 12 January 2013 - 01:08 AM

I asked Don once why we stick with IPB.  CFL has been around for 10 years.  We would likely lose a lot of stuff if we tried to port it all over to different software.

I don't think this is true about losing info and several hosting companies would guarantee it.  Just saying.


Edited by Fu Lai, 12 January 2013 - 01:09 AM.


#7 dnoblett

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:16 PM

The issue here is to move to a different platform would involve porting over the underlying database and all the content, and hoping nothing breaks in the translation this is no small feat for the common lay person. Even with IPB software the Don had a big problem moving from 2.x to 3.x 

 

I can take a look at some of the tools suggested, but for the most part IPB has meen a strong robust board platform and is worth the nominal anual cost.



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Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:11 PM

The issue here is to move to a different platform would involve porting over the underlying database and all the content, and hoping nothing breaks in the translation this is no small feat for the common lay person. Even with IPB software the Don had a big problem moving from 2.x to 3.x 

 

I can take a look at some of the tools suggested, but for the most part IPB has meen a strong robust board platform and is worth the nominal anual cost.

What is here seems to work fine.  Just giving my 2 cents. :) There are some great innovations that have come out in the past few years, outside of IPB and PHPbb that are quite nice.  Actually they are remarkable.



#9 Urkidding

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:38 PM

You know what us old programmers always say - "if it anint broke, then don't fix it" - Unknown programmer

#10 dnoblett

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:58 PM


You know what us old programmers always say - "if it anint broke, then don't fix it" - Unknown programmer


True, IPB did break the editor in this latest release, problematic quote and img tags.

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 11:35 PM


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Yeah, it's broke (nesting of quotes) - it'll give people fits when they go above the three quote limit




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#12 Randy W

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 03:11 AM

Changing the board software or web provider is not under consideration at this time, as has been said.

No debate is called for, although we do welcome input about any possibilities.

 

Several personal and/or contentious posts have been hidden.


Edited by Randy W, 13 January 2013 - 03:25 AM.


#13 Fu Lai

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 03:39 PM

I pledge Y100 to keep this board afloat!



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Posted 13 January 2013 - 08:46 PM

Every contribution is welcome no matter how small.  CFL is operated totally on member contributions.  We accept no advertising and there are no paid staff.  No member gains or loses privileges by the amount of their donation.  


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#15 tsap seui

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 10:53 PM

Next  month Carl, I've already spent Uncle Sammy's mad money for January...lol...I'll send in my travel pay to the VA for the rest of January, you betcha Bawb.

 

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Edited by tsap seui, 13 January 2013 - 10:55 PM.



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