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Open Source Forum in Java

Ashik Uzzaman
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Joined: Jul 05, 2001
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Dear Pals,
I have been looking for an open source (and free) online bulletin board system to use in a semi-commercial site. I liked Jive but its no more free! Now I am thinking about the followings -
  • eForum
  • MessageBoard
  • WWWboard Servlet
  • ForumServlet
  • MailBoard
  • mvnForum


  • Can you suggest me advantages/disadvantages of them?


    Ashik Uzzaman
    Senior Member of Technical Staff, Salesforce.com, San Francisco, CA, USA.
    Thomas Paul
    mister krabs
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    Joined: May 05, 2000
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    The best by far: http://www.phpbb.com


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    Ashik Uzzaman
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    Joined: Jul 05, 2001
    Posts: 2370

    Thanks Thomas, but its written in PHP. I wanted to use in my JSP/Servlet based site...
    Gregg Bolinger
    GenRocket Founder
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    Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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    I found this link to be pretty informative.
    http://www.jspin.com/home/apps/bulletin?cob=winedit
    Hope that helps a bit.


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