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Contributing to JForum 3

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First of all the JForum product is really good. I've been enjoying using JForum 2.1.8 and it works really well. Great job

Recently I went to look at JForum 3 and I'm quite interested in contributing. I checked out the source code from SVN trunk (, setup Mysql, compiled it etc and it all seems to work.

Overall I'm impressed by the cleanlines of the architecture of JForum3, it seems you've addressed a lot of the issues with JForum2.1.8.

But looking at the code there were about 50 compilation errors and 200 failing tests. Have I done something wrong? Or got the wrong repository/branch or something?

So I have two points:
  • I would like to help if you'd like some more help. How do developers join your merry team?
  • I'd also like to know whether I do have the correct source code. If I do, I could look at some of these compilation issues for you as many just seem to be wiring issues...

  • [originally posted on by Vaurusl]
    I agree. Here's the link:
    subject: Contributing to JForum 3
    It's not a secret anymore!