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Posted on: 2008/10/3 9:28
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Re: A madman presents himself

I just say that Thai text comes out as question marks!!

you XOOPS guys are using that supposed "multilanguage" UTF-8 collation arent you?
i tell you waht the iso 8859-1 or whatever its called worlks with thai and latin too.. but this utf 8 bull it causes the browser to need a vies/encoding/thaiwindows click EVERY time you refresh page!
i onece installed a bb forum and it said "if you wisdh multi language then use utf 8
after this it installed the sql databas and tables using a utf8 collation and it would accept any of my languages never to mention Thai.. it only accepted english!
If you ever wish to display Thai script that will be displayed correctly in the browser the dont install utf 8 install an iso 885blah blah collation ..mysql doesnt accept "Windows-874" yet.. only "Tis-620" (thai)..
but if you make a html page and define the collation as tis-620 the browser displays al,oad of swedish and greek with lots of question marks and ytou have to choose encoding in your browser every thim you chang a page (and most internet surfers who dont program dont even know to use the view button on toolbar - so you just lost your visitor). Yo have to put the http equiv meta as windows-874 to display correctly automatically in browser.


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Posted on: 2008/10/3 9:09
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Re: A madman presents himself

Mnd you, reading my above post my spelling is absolutley ridiculous too! lol i spell XOOPS as XOOPS etc..
this happens to me a lot actually, i reckon my fat fingers need to slow down.
Least i got a small capslock button on this new keyboard which lets me write without suddenly looking up at the screen and seeing all caps lock letters.
The old keyboard was terrible.


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Posted on: 2008/10/3 9:06
sakyant (Show more)
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A madman presents himself

for those who may have read my posts i might seem a little critical to xoops.. in this post i would like to admit that i really love xopps, bu ti dont come herew ot post love letters.. i come to provoke changes for the better and help find ways to improve xoops, as i am most familiar with XOOPS as a cms and find it easy to use, also have a domain which intends to use XOOPS on all 100 future subdomains too so it will be uniform.. each subdomain will have a different function and topic, so muct have varied modules in each.. for this reaon i really am in the running to have zoops as a more efficient product, as there are a lot of bugs and some very simple to solve but silly mistakes that should be rectified. (such as the 2 bold tags in the wf downloads module that appears with visible tags on the front end page, anmd some internationally used templates and blocks that are terribly spelled in english like the social bookmarks mod; just check the spelling out! so unprofessional looking for a program -- just imagine seeing a "Ford Cars" poster on the freeway in L.A, spellled as "Frod Cars" lol well its the same thing as xopop is appearing on many "International" sites.. it just looks stupid.. internet is full of php geniuses relasing mods and cms and when you open it up it has spelling like a 3 year old.. im not sure if this is because they are german or american.. but the least educated people i have met in the worlf are all american its unbelieveable i say "Im in spain" they say "Oh, thats in africa somewhere isnt it?" haaaaaa haaa.
im not lying, most americans dont even know where a country is on the map! i can point to rhodesia chad congo tadjikistan mongolia georgia (both the state and the country and even timbuktu)
I l;eft school at 14 and no qualifications and now i am 43 year old tattoo artist who can speak 7 languages fluently, rad and write 2 dead languages (sanskrit and Khmer) and work with php my sql xml javascript css..
and i meet all these bas and master degree people with windows admin qualifications etc and they are illiterate!
By the way the reason i spell bad in forums is that i have fat fingers and write fast so i hit the wrong keys a lot.
why can people program a cms but cannot even spell their own language properly or know where Spain is?
but heres the real embarrassing thing for me ;
I meet people with many qualifications who don't know where Spain is, and cant even speak their own language, never mind someone elses.. and they earn like 10 thousand dollars a month.. me for example (you aint gonna believe this and ytou gonna think i am crazy).. i own 4 sites which take all my time up and another 30 blogs.. these sites make about 120 dollars a month on google adsense..
i live on that !
(i live in thailand with thai people and it costs me about 2 dollars a day to eat.
my best site gets about a thousand visitors a day if you count all pages not just index page as arrival page.
Also i speak six languages fluently and have met official paid interpereters (i can get a job as that because i dont have the "qualification"), and they cant speak half as fluently as i can.. i got married to a Thai woman in Germany (im english) and had to have a translator for her to explain as the husband isnt allowed to translate the marriage agreement and the registrar couldnt speak thai. Well oh my god the paid interpreter (who i was the one having to pay for something i didnt need) was just terrible! she translated the complex legal german completely wrong she just invented it herself.. so ic corrected her.. shot that cost me moneyand she couldnt . Whateve i find it strange that i can speak 6 languages fluently (spanish german catalan Thai Laoatian, English even do her job
hers for if you dont believe me
Apuesto que no me lo crees
Ich wette dass du mich nich glaubst
Diu que no s'em va creer
(i dont have laoatian sanskrit or khmer fonts so cant put it in here)

How come i have a total income of 120 dollars a month and have to live like a pauper?

as a las t note and grand thanks to XOOPS (in spite of my complaints),
i would like to let it be known that i have convinced my hosting people to contact XOOPS for a contract to use their script as an installable script on their hosting service (hostloco.com)
By the way thos hosying people are great they are so helpful and their packages are soooo cheap..
I wont give an afilliate link, but if anoyone does sign up with them if you say you came from spencer then they will pay me 5 euros.. which they will also do for you if you bring them any customer.
I like their platinum package and the reseller package can have 25 domains on the one package for 13 euros or something a month.


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Posted on: 2008/10/3 8:22
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Re: Add [flash] tag to BB code

important test result
Instalkl php bb as a stand alone and leave it for 2 weeks
come back and its full of spam.
Install smf and leave it for 6 months.
No spam


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Posted on: 2008/10/3 8:01
sakyant (Show more)
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Re: Add [flash] tag to BB code

ps look how wide my text goes in the post above!!!
another crap thing about the way that php programmers cant make block templates for candy!
a simple piece of css can solve that. Like just define the width of the textfield how many colums or the P tag or if not work with individual elements, then just make a div id or class with fixed width
and put all template code within it
I also am astounded at the bad english on software products that are being internationally recognized.
I mean the damn wf downloads module . when you go to the first page of it once installed you see the "B"
tag for bold script in bb code and one of the words is misspelled!!

ok now a test to see if i can make this forum post very hard to read in a browser that is lass than 5 yards wide ajsjdsjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjj
i mean whats the guy writing a bb code for in aphp/html template???

well i see now that this post template has a fixed width of something over 2 or 3000 pixels . Why is that?
why not limit it to 500 pixels? that would leave room for the navbar ro appear in the screen too
I see that XOOPS is all concentrated on the php and functions etc but the module templates are really
obviously made by people who think code and dont know anything about visual aesthetics
Im a jack of all trades myself, master of none.. but i run some sitse with 1000 visitors a day and forums
and i do all the graphics, moderation php hacks and css as well as the installations .. everything basically..
as i cant afford to pay anyone
example of one of my amateur designed forums of bb3 is on
graphics are in Khmer sanskrit. took me one day to install and redesign

I am a XOOPS love because of its many modules and multifacetted capabilities for what kind of site you can make.. you can make communities, online shops, portals, galleries are all good..
but it seems to have become ill lately.
Many problems and i have lost a forum with over 2000 members amd 3 years of posts because i "Updated" (downdated more like it.. it destroyed my database!)
The same happend with my downlaod section the update button made it delete all the folders with uploaded videos etc and i lost everything just because i went to admin cp and it said "wf downloads i out of date please update click here" god did i curse that day! please press this button so we can destroy 3 years of your work!
anyway to stick to the point.. hope the code above helps you to make a solution.

as a last note; Of course open source is free for us individual endusers.. and therefore merits no complaints from that
individual enduser (or?).. but then we must also consider that corporate concerns must buy that same open source product
if the companies buying usage rights of an open source product see that the people who first made that product famous and popular
are finding a lot of mistakes and bugs, then the product becomes a lot less marketable.. the open source scene is not really a free ride.
It is a clever way to promote oneself and attain mass popularity.. which makes the product then a profitable resource that can be marketed to big ccompanies
and commercial operations for lots of money.
So to the people who manage to gain their living by XOOPS sales to companies should realize that the individual enduser is the publicity agent of the product.

modules that are not perfect should be named beta or alpha im not sure which is which either.. whicheve one mean "not perfect"

but there are kids out there making a module and thinking its readyand post it! it should be indicated that such modules
are recommended for a test enviroment.
not for a working site that cannot risk losing a module that is being used by amny users .
One thing i do know is i dont update anythjing anymore.. leave what works as working better than risk destroying it
all just because some wiseass thinks he has developed a piece of code.. that actually is only half ready..
sorry about the irregular line breaks but the textwindow here has no end to its width so i just kleep pressing the enter button to make sure that i dont write 5 mile wide paragraphs.
its like a 14 year old kid installed this forum oi would fix it its embarrassing this is the site of xoops! and the XOOPS forum on XOOPS isnt even working efficiently..
what great publicity!


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Posted on: 2008/10/3 7:42
sakyant (Show more)
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Re: Add [flash] tag to BB code

I dont have time in the moment to find the snippet (also im not a programmer but i could find it if i had time.)
But i have an "smf" forum on one of my sites, and it has a module i downloded to be able to insert a youtube and co video in the forum posts.
This is so excellently made, that all the enduser needs to do is insert the url in the post !! i mean.. no bb tags no embed code necessary! just copy and paste the url from the page where your clip was found and presto!
you cant get get any better than that, here is a link to some post


so you can look (i hope im allowed to do this, sorry in case i shouldnt post links to my site im not doing it for any other reason to help you all think of a way to get your result.. if you like the result on that link, then i would recommend downloading one of the smf forums and looking at the code.
actually , better even - here is the name of the module for you to downlaod and look at code instead.
Auto Embed Video Clips 2.1.4

whle im at it id like to compare the bb forum with the smf too..
on posting if you wish to insert a smiley in the middle of the post you have to insert smile forst (will appear always at bottom of post! regardless of where you selcted on the textfield burrrrrrrr~!! boring! and then cut and paste where you want.. urtl inserts are the same BS.. the thing just is useless.
But heres the worst thing.. to install a module you have to uplaod per ftp prgram! *separate program) On SMF forums they have an upload interface on the admin CP where oyu just upload the zip folder of the module and press install so you dont need a separate
ftp program to install../ plus you dont have to uplooad as unzipped which is so very slow.
here is the snippet i found of code from the videoclip module, along with a hack for it.


<?php/********************************************************************************* Subs-AutoEmbedVideoClips.php v2.1.4                                    ** By Karl Benson                                                    **********************************************************************************This program is distributed in the hope that it is and will be useful, butWITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES; without even any implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITYor FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.********************************************************************************/if (!defined('SMF'))    die('Hacking attempt...');function AutoEmbedVideoClips($message){    // Access globals    global $context, $modSettings;    // Max auto embedded video clips *per page* to avoid flash overload. It only applies to this mod, and not other video mods.    // Use -1 for no-limit (not recommended)    static $autoembedmax = 12;        $video_sites = array(        // Put the most popular first for speed        array(            'name' => 'YouTube',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:video.google.(?:com|com.au|co.uk|de|es|fr|it|nl|pl|ca|cn)/(?:[^"]*?))?(?:(?:www|au|br|ca|es|fr|de|hk|ie|it|jp|mx|nl|nz|pl|ru|tw|uk).)?youtube.com(?:[^"]*?)?(?:&|/|?|;|%3F|%2F)(?:video_id=|v(?:/|=|%3D|%2F))([0-9a-z-_]{11})',            // Includes parsing of youtube videos on google            'movie' => 'http://www.youtube.com/v/$1&rel=1',            'width' => '425',            'height' => '350',        ),        array(            'name' => 'YouTube Playlist',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:(?:www|au|br|ca|es|fr|de|hk|ie|it|jp|mx|nl|nz|pl|ru|tw|uk).)?youtube.com(?:[^"]*?)?(?:&|/|?|;)(?:id=|p=|p/)([0-9a-f]{16})',            'movie' => 'http://www.youtube.com/p/$1&rel=1',            'width' => '425',            'height' => '355',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Google Video',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://video.google.(com|com.au|co.uk|de|es|fr|it|nl|pl|ca|cn)/(?:videoplay|url|googleplayer.swf)?(?:[^"]*?)?docid=([0-9a-z-_]{1,20})',            'movie' => 'http://video.google.$1/googleplayer.swf?docId=$2',            'width' => '400',            'height' => '326',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Dailymotion',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?dailymotion.(?:com|alice.it)/(?:(?:[^"]*?)?video|swf)/([a-z0-9]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://www.dailymotion.com/swf/$1',            'width' => '420',            'height' => '335',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Megavideo',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?megavideo.com/?(?:[^"]*?)?v=([0-9a-z]{8})',            'movie' => 'http://www.megavideo.com/v/$1.0.0',            'width' => '432',            'height' => '351',        ),        array(            'name' => 'MetaCafe',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?metacafe.com/(?:watch|fplayer)/([0-9]{1,10})/',            'movie' => 'http://www.metacafe.com/fplayer/$1/metacafe.swf',            'width' => '400',            'height' => '345',        ),        array(            'name' => '123video.nl',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?123video.nl/playvideos.asp?(?:[^"]*?)?MovieID=([0-9]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://www.123video.nl/123video_share.swf?mediaSrc=$1',            'width' => '420',            'height' => '339',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Aniboom',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?aniboom.com/Player.aspx?(?:[^"]*?)?v=([0-9]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://api.aniboom.com/embedded.swf?videoar=$1',            'width' => '448',            'height' => '372',        ),        array(            'name' => 'AOL Uncut',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://uncutvideo.aol.com/videos/([0-9a-f]{32})',            'movie' => 'http://uncutvideo.aol.com/v6.220/en-US/uc_videoplayer.swf?aID=1$1&site=http://uncutvideo.aol.com/',            'width' => '415',            'height' => '347',        ),        array(            'name' => 'AtomFilms',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?atomfilms.com/film/([0-9a-z_-]{1,40}).jsp',            'movie' => 'http://www.atomfilms.com:80/a/autoplayer/shareEmbed.swf?keyword=$1',            'width' => '426',            'height' => '350',        ),        array(            'name' => 'AtomFilms Uploads',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://uploads.atomfilms.com/Clip.aspx?(?:[^"]*?)?key=([0-9a-f]{1,16})',            'movie' => 'http://uploads.atomfilms.com/player.swf?key=$1',            'width' => '430',            'height' => '354',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Biku',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?biku.com/opus/(?:player.swf?(?:[^"]*?)?VideoID=)?([0-9]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://www.biku.com/opus/player.swf?VideoID=$1&embed=true&autoStart=false',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '395',        ),        array(            'name' => 'BrightCove',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?brightcove.(tv|com)/title.jsp?(?:[^"]*?)?title=([0-9]{1,12})',            'movie' => 'http://www.brightcove.$1/playerswf?allowFullScreen=true&initVideoId=$2&servicesURL=http://www.brightcove.tv'                            .'&viewerSecureGatewayURL=https://www.brightcove.tv&cdnURL=http://admin.brightcove.com&autoStart=false',            'width' => '486',            'height' => '412',        ),        array(            'name' => 'CellFish',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://cellfish.cellfish.com/(?:video|multimedia)/([0-9]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://cellfish.com/static/swf/player.swf?Id=$1',            'width' => '420',            'height' => '315',        ),        array(            'name' => 'ClipFish.de',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?clipfish.de/(?:player.php|videoplayer.swf)?(?:[^"]*?)?videoid=([a-z0-9]{1,20})',            'movie' => 'http://www.clipfish.de/videoplayer.swf?as=0&videoid=$1&r=1&c=0067B3',            'width' => '464',            'height' => '380',        ),        array(            'name' => 'CollegeHumor',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?collegehumor.com/video:([0-9]{1,12})',            'movie' => 'http://www.collegehumor.com/moogaloop/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=$1',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '360',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Dave.tv',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?dave.tv/MediaPlayer.aspx?(?:[^"]*?)?contentItemId=([0-9]{1,10})',            'movie' => 'http://dave.tv/dbox/dbox_small.swf?configURI=http://dave.tv/dbox/config.ashx&volume=50&channelContentId=$1',            'width' => '300',            'height' => '260',        ),        array(            'name' => 'dv.ouou',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://dv.ouou.com/(?:play/v_|v/)([a-f0-9]{14})',            'movie' => 'http://dv.ouou.com/v/$1',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '385',        ),        array(            'name' => 'ESPN',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://sports.espn.go.com/broadband/video/videopage?(?:[^"]*?)?videoId=([0-9]{1,10})',            'movie' => 'http://sports.espn.go.com/broadband/player.swf?mediaId=$1',            'width' => '440',            'height' => '361',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Gametrailers',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?gametrailers.com/(?:player/|remote_wrap.php?mid=)([0-9]{1,10})',            'movie' => 'http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?mid=$1',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '392',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Gametrailers User Movies',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?gametrailers.com/(?:player/usermovies/|remote_wrap.php?umid=)([0-9]{1,10})',            'movie' => 'http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?umid=$1',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '392',        ),        array(            'name' => 'GameVideos',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?gamevideos.com/(?:video/id/|video/embed?(?:[^"]*?)?video=)([0-9]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://gamevideos.com:80/swf/gamevideos11.swf?embedded=1&autoplay=0&src=http://gamevideos.com:80/video/videoListXML%3Fid%3D$1%26adPlay%3Dfalse',            'width' => '420',            'height' => '405',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Glumbert',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?glumbert.com/media/([a-z0-9_-]{1,30})',            'movie' => 'http://www.glumbert.com/embed/$1',            'width' => '425',            'height' => '335',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Godtube',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?godtube.com/view_video.php?(?:[^"]*?)?viewkey=([0-9a-f]{20})',            'movie' => 'http://godtube.com/flvplayer.swf?viewkey=$1',            'width' => '330',            'height' => '270',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Gofish Videos',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?gofish.com/player(?:.gfp?|/fwplayer.swf?(?:[^"]*?))gfid=([0-9-]{10})',            'movie' => 'http://www.gofish.com/player/fwplayer.swf?loc=blog&gf=true&ns=false&fs=false&gfid=$1&c=grey&autoPlay=false&getAd=false&wm=false&ct=true&tb=false&svr=www.gofish.com',            'width' => '448',            'height' => '336',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Gofish Channels', // Channels are different than videos :(            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?gofish.com/(?:channel.gfp|player/gfplayer.swf)(?:?gfid|(?:[^"]*?)cgfid)=([0-9-]{7})(?:[^"]*?)(?:videogfid|vgfid)=([0-9-]{7})',            'movie' => 'http://www.gofish.com/player/GFPlayer.swf?cm=false&tb=true&ap=false&co=false&ct=true&gf=true&loc=external&lp=true&sb=true&cgfid=$1&pgfid=&vgfid=$2&ad=false&svr=www.gofish.com',            'width' => '492',            'height' => '336',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Guba',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?guba.com/watch/([0-9]{1,12})',            'movie' => 'http://www.guba.com/f/root.swf?video_url=http://free.guba.com/uploaditem/$1/flash.flv&isEmbeddedPlayer=true',            'width' => '525',            'height' => '360',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Hulu.com (US Only)',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?hulu.com/(?:watch/embed/|playerembed.swf?(?:[^"]*?)?pid=)?([a-z0-9-_]{1,32})',            'movie' => 'http://www.hulu.com/embed/$1',            'width' => '567',            'height' => '350',        ),        array(            'name' => 'IFilm',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?ifilm.com/video/([0-9]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://www.ifilm.com/efp?flvbaseclip=$1',            'width' => '448',            'height' => '365',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Imageshack.us',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://img([0-9]{1,5}).imageshack.us/(?:my.php?image=|img(?:[0-9]{1,5})/(?:[0-9]{1,8})/|flvplayer.swf?f=T)([a-z0-9-_]{1,20}).flv',            'movie' => 'http://img$1.imageshack.us/flvplayer.swf?f=T$2&autostart=false',            'width' => '424',            'height' => '338',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Koreus',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?koreus.com/video/([0-9a-z-]{1,50}).html',            'movie' => 'http://www.koreus.com/video/$1',            'width' => '400',            'height' => '300',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Libero.it',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://video.libero.it/app/play(?:/index.html)??(?:[^"]*?)?id=([a-f0-9]{32})',            'movie' => 'http://video.libero.it/static/swf/eltvplayer.swf?id=$1.flv&ap=0',            'width' => '400',            'height' => '333',        ),        array(            'name' => 'LiveLeak',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?liveleak.com/(?:player.swf?autostart=false&token=|view?(?:[^"]*?)?i=)([0-9a-z]{3})_([a-z0-9]{10})',            'movie' => 'http://www.liveleak.com/player.swf?autostart=false&token=$1_$2',            'width' => '450',            'height' => '370',        ),        array(            'name' => 'LiveVideo',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?livevideo.com/(?:flvplayer/embed/|video/(?:view/)?(?:(?:[^"]*?)?/)?)([0-9a-f]{32})',            'movie' => 'http://www.livevideo.com/flvplayer/embed/$1',            'width' => '445',            'height' => '369',        ),        array(            'name' => 'MSN Live/Soapbox Video',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:soapbox|video).msn.com/video.aspx?(?:(?:[^"]*?)?vid=|from=msnvideo&showPlaylist=true&playlist=videoByUuids:uuids:)((?:[0-9a-z]{8})(?:(?:-(?:[0-9a-z]{4})){3})-(?:[0-9a-z]{12}))',            'movie' => 'http://images.video.msn.com/flash/soapbox1_1.swf?c=v&v=$1',            'width' => '432',            'height' => '364',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Mofile',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.|tv.)?mofile.com/([0-9a-z]{8})',            'movie' => 'http://tv.mofile.com/cn/xplayer.swf?v=$1',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '395',        ),        array(            'name' => 'M Thai',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://video.mthai.com/player.php?(?:[^"]*?)?id=([0-9a-z]{14,20})',            'movie' => 'http://video.mthai.com/Flash_player/player.swf?idMovie=$1',            'width' => '370',            'height' => '330',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Mtvu',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?mtvu.com/video/?id=([0-9]{1,9})(?:[^"]*?)vid=([0-9]{1,9})',            'movie' => 'http://www.mtvu.com/player/embed/?CONFIG_URL=http://www.mtvu.com/player/embed/configuration.jhtml%3Fid%3D$1%26vid%3D$2$1',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '395',        ),        array(            'name' => 'MySpaceTv',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:vids.myspace|myspacetv).com/index.cfm?(?:[^"]*?)?VideoID=([0-9]{1,10})',            'movie' => 'http://lads.myspace.com/videos/myspacetv_vplayer0005.swf?m=$1&type=video',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '386',        ),        array(            'name' => 'MyVideo.de',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?myvideo.de/(?:watch|movie)/([0-9]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://www.myvideo.de/movie/$1',            'width' => '470',            'height' => '406',        ),        array(            'name' => 'OnSmash',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.|videos.)?onsmash.com/(?:v|e)/([0-9a-z]{16})',            'movie' => 'http://videos.onsmash.com/e/$1',            'width' => '448',            'height' => '374',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Photobucket',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:(?:i(?:[0-9]{1,5}).|www.)?photobucket.com/player.swf?file=http://vid|s)([0-9]{1,5}).photobucket.com/albums/((?:(?:[%0-9a-z_-]{1,50})/){1,10})(?:?(?:[^"]*?)current=)?([%0-9a-z_-]{1,50}).flv',            'movie' => 'http://i$1.photobucket.com/player.swf?file=http://vid$1.photobucket.com/albums/$2$3.flv',            'width' => '448',            'height' => '361',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Revver',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:one.|www.)?revver.com/(?:watch|video)/([0-9]{1,8})(?:/)?',            'movie' => 'http://flash.revver.com/player/1.0/player.swf?mediaId=$1',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '392',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Sevenload',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://((?:en|tr|de|www).)?sevenload.com/(?:videos|videolar)/([0-9a-z]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://$1sevenload.com/pl/$2/425x350/swf',            'width' => '425',            'height' => '350',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Streetfire.net',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.|videos.)?streetfire.net/video/((?:[0-9a-z]{8})(?:(?:-(?:[0-9a-z]{4})){3})-(?:[0-9a-z]{12})).htm',            'movie' => 'http://videos.streetfire.net/vidiac.swf?video=$1',            'width' => '428',            'height' => '352',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Stupidvideos.com',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?stupidvideos.com/video/(?:[^"]*?)#([0-9]{1,10})',            'movie' => 'http://img.purevideo.com/images/player/player.swf?sa=1&sk=5&si=2&i=$1',            'width' => '451',            'height' => '433',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Tudou',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?tudou.com/(?:programs/view/|v/)([a-z0-9-]{1,12})',            'movie' => 'http://www.tudou.com/v/$1',            'width' => '400',            'height' => '300',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Veoh',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?veoh.com/(?:videos/|videodetails2.swf?permalinkId=)([0-9a-z]{14,16})',            'movie' => 'http://www.veoh.com/videodetails2.swf?permalinkId=$1&id=anonymous&player=videodetailsembedded&videoAutoPlay=0',            'width' => '540',            'height' => '438',        ),        array(            'name' => 'videotube.de',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?videotube.de/watch/([0-9]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://www.videotube.de/flash/player.swf?baseURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.videotube.de%2Fwatch%2F$1',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '400',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Vidiac',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?vidiac.com/video/((?:[0-9a-z]{8})(?:(?:-(?:[0-9a-z]{4})){3})-(?:[0-9a-z]{12})).htm',            'movie' => 'http://www.vidiac.com/vidiac.swf?video=$1',            'width' => '428',            'height' => '352',        ),        array(            'name' => 'VidMax',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?vidmax.com/index.php/videos/view/([0-9]{1,10})',            'movie' => 'http://vidmax.com/img/vidmax_player.swf?xml=http://vidmax.com/index.php/videos/playlist/&id=$1&autoPlay=true&bg=http://vidmax.com/img/back.jpg',            'width' => '450',            'height' => '447',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Vimeo',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?vimeo.com/([0-9]{1,12})',            'movie' => 'http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=$1&server=vimeo.com&fullscreen=1&show_title=1'                            .'&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=01AAEA',            'width' => '400',            'height' => '225',        ),        array(            'name' => 'VSocial',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?vsocial.com/video/?d=([0-9]{1,8})',            'movie' => 'http://static.vsocial.com/flash/ups.swf?d=$1&a=0',            'width' => '410',            'height' => '400',        ),        array(            'name' => 'WeGame',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:www.)?wegame.com/watch/([0-9a-z_-]*?)/',            'movie' => 'http://wegame.com/static/flash/player2.swf?tag=$1',            'width' => '480',            'height' => '387',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Yahoo (Except HK)',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:(?:www|uk|fr|it|es|br|au|mx|de|ca).)?video.yahoo.com/video/play?(?:[^"]*?)?vid=([0-9]{1,10})',            'movie' => 'http://us.i1.yimg.com/cosmos.bcst.yahoo.com/player/media/swf/FLVVideoSolo.swf?id=$1',            'width' => '425',            'height' => '350',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Yahoo HK Only',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://hk.video.yahoo.com/video/video.html?id=([0-9]{1,10})',            'movie' => 'http://w.video.hk.yahoo.net/video/dplayer.html?vid=$1',            'width' => '420',            'height' => '370',        ),        array(            'name' => 'Youku',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://(?:v.youku.com/v_show/id_(?:[0-9a-z]{4})|player.youku.com/player.php/sid/)([0-9a-z]{6,14})',            'movie' => 'http://player.youku.com/player.php/sid/$1=/v.swf',            'width' => '450',            'height' => '372',        ),        array(            'name' => 'You.Video.Sina.com.cn',            'enabled' => 1,            'pattern' => 'http://you.video.sina.com.cn/pg/topicdetail/topicPlay.php?(?:[^"]*?)?uid=([0-9]{5,12})(?:[^"]*?)#([0-9]{5,10})',            'movie' => 'http://vhead.blog.sina.com.cn/player/outer_player.swf?auto=0&vid=$2&uid=$1',            'width' => '475',            'height' => '447',        ),    );    // Protect any noembed bbcoded links or <noembed> objects    if(preg_match_all('~(?:([noembed])(?:.*?)[/noembed]|<noembed>(?:.*?)</noembed>)~im', $message, $noembed, PREG_SET_ORDER))    {        foreach ($noembed as $a)        {            // Copy it so we can modify a copy            $a[2] = $a[0];            // Make any non-active links active            if(!empty($a[1]) && strtolower($a[1]) == '[noembed]' && !empty($modSettings['autoLinkUrls']))                // Strip the noembed tags                $a[2] = StripAndFixNoEmbed($a[2]);            // Protect links so they don't get caught by our preg, any so much so they are likely to be unique.            $a[2] = str_replace('<a href=', '#<AEVC href=#', $a[2]);            $message = str_replace($a[0], $a[2], $message);        }        // Tidy up        unset($a, $noembed);    }    // Default params    $default_params = array(        'wmode' => 'transparent',        'quality' => 'high',        'allowFullScreen' => 'true',        'allowScriptAccess' => 'never',        'pluginspage' => 'http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer',    );        // Build the params for the object (same for all)    $object_params = $embed_params = '';    foreach($default_params as $a => $b)    {        // <Embed>        $embed_params .= ' '.$a.'="'.$b.'"';        // <Object>?        if($context['browser']['is_ie'] && !$context['browser']['is_mac_ie'])            $object_params .= '<param name="'.$a.'" value="'.$b.'" />';            }    // Tidy up    unset($a, $b, $default_params);            // Now do the magic, convert those links in messages to automatically embed the videos    foreach($video_sites as $arr)    {        // If the site is disabled, then continue with the next site.        if(!$arr['enabled'])            continue;            // Create empty object        $object = '';                // Build the <object> (Non-Mac IE Only)        if($context['browser']['is_ie'] && !$context['browser']['is_mac_ie'])            $object = '<object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" '.                        'codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,115,0" '.                        'type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="'.$arr['width'].'px" height="'.$arr['height'].'px">'.                        '<param name="movie" value="'.$arr['movie'].'" />'. $object_params;        // Build the <embed>        $object .= '                    <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" '.                        'src="'.$arr['movie'].'" width="'.$arr['width'].'px" height="'.$arr['height'].'px"'. $embed_params .' />'.                    '<noembed>#<AEVC href=#"'.$arr['movie'].'" target="_blank">'.$arr['movie'].'</a></noembed>';        // Note the link inside the <noembed starts #<AEVC href=#  to protect it from being affected, this will be reversed later                // If using <object> remember to close it        if($context['browser']['is_ie'] && !$context['browser']['is_mac_ie'])            $object .= '</object>';                    // Build the pattern/(re)set the count        $pattern = '~<a href="'.$arr['pattern'].'(?:[^"]*?)"(?:.*?)</a>~i'.($context['utf8'] ? 'u' : '') ;        $count = 0;        // Pre php 5.1.0, No count parameter, so do it the slower, inefficient way        if (@version_compare(PHP_VERSION, '5.1.0') == -1)        {            // Grab all the matches to count the no. of replacements that will be made            if(preg_match_all($pattern, $message, $out, PREG_PATTERN_ORDER))            {                $count = count($out[0]);                unset($out);                $message = preg_replace($pattern, $object, $message, $autoembedmax);            }        }        else            // Fantastic! From 5.1.0 we can use the count parameter            $message = preg_replace($pattern, $object, $message, $autoembedmax, $count);        // Reduce remaining replacements allowed        if($autoembedmax != -1)            $autoembedmax = $autoembedmax - $count;        // Tidy up        unset($object, $pattern, $count);                // If we've reached our max replacements OR there are no links remaining, exit;        if($autoembedmax == 0 || stripos($message, '<a href="') === false)            break;    }    // Tidy up    unset($video_sites, $object_params, $embed_params, $pattern, $arr, $count);        // Reverse protection of noembed stuff in one go    $message = str_replace('#<AEVC href=#', '<a href=', $message);    // Strip [noembed] bbcode codes    if(stripos($message, '[noembed]') !== false)        $message = StripAndFixNoEmbed($message);        // Return our message.return $message;}// Strips [noembed] tags out of posts once they've been usefulfunction StripAndFixNoEmbed($input){    global $context;        // Pre PHP5, there is no str_ireplace    if (@version_compare(PHP_VERSION, '5.0') == -1)        $input = preg_replace(array('~[noembed]~i', '~[/noembed]~i'), '', $input);    else        $input = str_ireplace(array('[noembed]', '[/noembed]'), '', $input);            // Parse any URLs.... have to get rid of the @ problems some things cause... stupid email addresses.    if (!isset($disabled['url']) && (stripos($input, '://') !== false || stripos($input, 'www.') !== false))    {        // Modified from smf code        // Switch out quotes really quick because they can cause problems        $input = strtr($input, array(''' => ''', '&nbsp;' => $context['utf8'] ? "xC2xA0" : "xA0", '"' => '>">', '"' => '<"<', '<' => '<lt<'));        $input = preg_replace(array('~(?<=[s>.(;'"]|^)((?:http|https|ftp|ftps)://[w-_%@:|]+(?:.[w-_%]+)*(?::d+)?(?:/[w-_~%.@,?&;=#+:'\\]*|[({][w-_~%.@,?&;=#(){}+:'\\]*)*[/w-_~%@?;=#}\\])~i', '~(?<=[s>('<]|^)(www(?:.[w-_]+)+(?::d+)?(?:/[w-_~%.@,?&;=#+:'\\]*|[({][w-_~%.@,?&;=#(){}+:'\\]*)*[/w-_~%@?;=#}\\])~i'), array('<a href="$1">$1</a>', '<a href="http://$1">$1</a>'), $input);        $input = strtr($input, array(''' => ''', $context['utf8'] ? "xC2xA0" : "xA0" => '&nbsp;', '>">' => '"', '<"<' => '"', '<lt<' => '<'));    }        // Return it    return $input;}?>

and here is a mod

By Karl Benson
[hr]Link to Mod | Support Topic | Demo | Donate[hr]

For SMF 1.1.x and SMF 2.0 Beta x

Automatically embeds video clips from links for 50+ sites including YouTube/DailyMotion/MetaCafe/GoogleVideo without the need for html or bbcode.

Just copy the url from your address bar into a post and let the mod will do the rest.
Its the ultimate user friendly way of posting clips and safe from a security standpoint.

o Supports 50+ Video clip sites
- 123video.nl, Aniboom, AOL Uncut, AtomFilms, AtomFilms Uploads, Biku, BrightCove, CellFish, ClipFish.de, CollegeHumor, DailyMotion.com, DailyMotion.Alice.It, Dave.tv, dv.ouou, ESPN, Gametrailers, GameVideos, Glumbert, Godtube, GoFish, Google Video, Guba, Hulu (US Visitors Only), IFilm, Imageshack.us, Koreus, Libero.it, LiveLeak, LiveVideo, Megavideo, MetaCafe, MSN Live/Soapbox Video, Mofile, MThai, MySpaceTv, MyVideo.de, OnSmash, Photobucket, Revver, Sevenload, Sina.com.cn, Stage6, Streetfire.net, Stupidvideos.com, Tudou, Veoh, videotube.de, Vidiac, VidMax, Vimeo, VSocial, WeGame, Yahoo, Yahoo HK, Youku, YouTube (including Playlists)
o Safe from security standpoint
- They can't just embed ANY object hosted ANYWHERE, it only works for trusted supported sites
- Properly validates/sanitizes/parses the video id before including it in the url
- Disables script access (allowScriptAccess="never")
o No configuration necessary
o Works for all themes/languages, no manual edits necessary
o Use [noembed][/noembed] bbcode to prevent links being converted to embedded clips
o Hard-coded limit to number to converted links per page (to prevent flash overload/browser crash)
- Only applies to links converted by this mod (not other video clip mods)
o Disabled for Printer Friendly pages & Signatures
o Since all the videos are hosted by external sites, it won't consume your bandwidth

Since the mod only converts active links, it is recommended to have the setting "Automatically link posted URLs" enabled.
(via Admin > Posts & Topics > Bulletin Board Code)
Other than that there are no admin settings with this mod. Uninstall the mod to disable it.

Other video mods (such as my YouTube BBCode mod) will take precedence for bbcoded links.

Note: Some users have reported that the players won't go fullscreen. This maybe caused by bugs in some versions of Adobe Flash Player when wmode="transparent" is in use. Check [here] whether you have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.

Any previous versions of this mod MUST be uninstalled BEFORE installing this version.

Install the mod via the SMF Package Manager, and your done. It installs on ALL themes automatically as it only affects Source files.
There are NO theme edits required and there are NO language strings to translate.

Useful Links
SMF Package Parser
Manual Installation Of Mods
How Do I Modify Files?

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(Optional) Convert Old Video BBCode
(Mysql users only) If you have had video bbcode mods previously installed eg [nobbc][youtube][/nobbc], then you might want to use my convert_old_video_bbcodes.php script to convert bbcoded video links to normal links (and therefore make those links work with this mod).

Use this at your OWN risk.
This cannot be undone, so backup your database and files prior to running it.
Upload it via ftp to your directory where SMF runs from. Put your forum in maintenance mode, and then point to it in your browser.
For security reasons, remove the file once completed.
o Only applies to topics/posts.
o Works for valid links or ids
o Works for both types of bbcode (with or without sizes)
o Converts the following bbcodes
[nobbc][youtube], [yt], [ytplaylist], [stage6], [metacafe], [googlevid], [gv], [google_video], [gvideo], [dailymotion], [livevideo], [liveleak], [myvideo], [clipfish], [veoh][/nobbc]
Other uses of the bbcode will remain untouched.
o You can use the script at any time (with or without the AutoEmbedVideoClips mod installed)

The mod has been designed to be fully functional 'out of the box' and not require any configuration or manual edits.
However some 'hardcoded' capability/hooks have been included for those who understand php/smf and maybe wish to customize the mod.

Enable/Disable Specific Sites
Eg to enable/disable Stage6

Open Sources/Subs-AutoEmbedVideoClips.php
'name' => 'YouTube',
'enabled' => 1,

Change the number 1 to enable, 0 to disable (note, all sites are enabled by default)
Similarly change it for any of the other sites supported to disable them.

Increase/Decrease The Limit On The Number Embedded Objects Per Page
Too much flash can be bad for your health (eg it will crash your browser). Thats why the limit was put in place.
IE, Firefox, Opera etc start kicking and screaming if you get over 10 objects.
Open Sources/Subs.php
[CODE] static $autoembedmax = 12 ;[/CODE]
Change 12 to another number. Use -1 for no limit (Not Recommended).

Disabling Embedding In Specific Areas
By default embedding is disabled in signatures.
Some people requested a way to disable it for other sections such as Shoutbox.
You must find in the relevant SOURCE file where that string or data is put through the function "parse_bbc"
And on the line BEFORE it, put
$context['disableautoembedvideo'] = ;

Please use the modification thread for support with this modification.
(Please don't ask me to do the edits for you)

Note: I do NOT have the time nor the desire to provide support for making or helping to make this mod support videos hosted on your OWN site.
You may be able to find someone to help by posting a request in the Help Wanted board on the SimpleMachines.org
But be careful with regex patterns.

Note: Whilst I do take requests to support other popular video clip sites in future versions, it is NOT possible to add support for the following sites because the video id/filename in the url is not the same as in the actual filename in the embed code.
Break.com, ebaumsworld, garagetv.be, 56.com, Blip.Tv, slideshare.net, videojug, vidlife, Filefront, IGN, Gamespot, Dipvid, youSportz, tinypic.com
I won't include sites which require users 'fishing' in the embed code for the correct file url.

No adult/porn ones please (although most will NOT work anyway).

I am still recommending anyone who is using less than v2.1 to uninstall that version and then install the latest version.
2.1.4 - 1st March 2008
- Removed Stage6 (since its CLOSED)
- Fixed codebase to specify latest adobe flash version
- By request, moved default params into array
- Simplified the building of the object
- Fixed Gametrailer to support uservideos
For the full changelog for previous versions please see changelog.txt

so there you are! its open source so either adapt it or if XOOPS want it then contact the guy for hm to make another one for bbforums!
I just think that you cant get any better for the end user... actually if i get a bit better at php and MySQL then maybe ill make an installer
to make smf insertable in XOOPS - as it is anyway much better than phpbb
(pretty hard to use properly, Bull(s) and Boring! - PHPBB)


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Posted on: 2008/9/1 5:02
sakyant (Show more)
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Posts: 16
Since: 2006/8/13

Re: CBB 3.08

forgot to add that it also caused my chess module to stop working..
Fatal error: Cannot re-assign $this in /modules/chess/class/chessgame.inc.php on line 119.
This happened afte installing frameworks and deleting my old forum.
other modules seem also now slower as the database tables are all confused and have holes in them.
Someone has made a real big spelling mistake somewhere.
I thnk there is some problem with the png files for the forum category and forum creation interface too, as i only got the "edit" buttons to appear after 3 uploads.
gif or png seem to have problems (i have gd2 library no image magick)
I was scratching my head a bit as i could create a forum, but not edit it,
I hovered my mouse over where the image should be but no link was there.. so i suppose in the html template for the "edit" buttons on the forum admin category and forum interface, has a javasscript "onclick" type link instead of the a href= blah blah html alternative .. i reckon this because that would cause the mouse to not see a link on hover as it would with pure html hyperling and an image inserted between the code. I suggest (assuming i am right in my theory) that bthis code be changed to make the link functional with or without the gif/png icon for edit.gif etc in the admin forum categories.
If i am wrong, then why was ther no link till the edit icon appeared?
wierd i find!


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Posted on: 2008/9/1 4:51
sakyant (Show more)
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Posts: 16
Since: 2006/8/13

Re: CBB 3.08

my bb2 was great.. since i installed bb3 and the frameworks folder it wont work.
I get an error message saying there is a refferal to a non object in
I looked at the two module packs i had and saw 3 differnet frameworks folders! one called art, and the other two one calld frameworks 102 i think and the last one called Frameworks in the community pack folder.
I examined the contents of each fomder and saw they differ noticeably
How do i know which damned folder is the right one to incorporate with the new bb
also the table entries from my old database entries from the old forum are differently named to the new ones.. this makes a simple import of tables impossible!
so basically i have lost 2000 members and 5 years of forum posts.
because of "upgrading"
I wont be upgrading again on my new forum which is unfortunately now a separate newbb3 as a stand alone.
The amount of modules and different versions has got too much with xoops.. XOOPS used to be really great but it has now too many issues and bugs becazuse of an over complication of matters.
edit and hack to improve, not to just fiddle..
I know the nature of open source movement is mutual helping to get a project together.. but i think that bthis overworking of things will cause the open source movement to fail in the end...
paid alternatives release only working versions and declare a non official version ans possibly having bugs and only recommended for developers.
I think that the open source movement should also have a separate repositiory for modules that are not confirmed as working and easy to install.
and another section for the ones still in development phase and suffering bugs.
I have stpped using zoops now for my future sites and changed to website baker because of these problems and the destruction of my database through upgrading. Once i upgraded pd downloads and it just blasted my whole module! all the folders with uploaded files were deleted!
i wish i had learned to not update that time.. as i decided to update the bb forum i was so scared that this was going to happen.
I notice the xoopsforge site is down and that also the forums here have bugs.. jeez the developers themselves cant even sort thewir own forum out how the hell am i going to as a 43 year old tattooist and little programing knowledge?
serves me right for opting for open source i suppose, but with the few penies i make off the sit5e i couldnt afford a paid option.
You know the problem about some countries having many different plugs for electricity?
your shaver has the wrong plug for the hole!
well that is what is happening here too - i think we should have a universals standard and i mean even with code, such as all thes encodings (tis 620, thai-windows 874, iso 88 blah blah..
i mean my hosts have an installed script of phpbb3.. so i install it and set up all the forums
then i start to insert Thai language categories
and what happens??
all you see is question marks!
cant chage it either becaue the autyomatic script installer tells phpbb3 to install the sql DB witha utf8 collation (as does smf forums tell you on installing that if you wish multilanguagfes then use utf8
well funnily enough, if you use Thai the only way to make the browser display it without having to go to "view\encoding etc", is to set the collation to Thai windows-874
but MySQL on php my admin only has thai tis-620
which makes your browser see a load of swedish with stricken zeros
why doesnt MySQL have the option to set windows-874?
my forum was supposed to be bilingual and nnow i cant do thai on it i would have to reinstall andcreate a new db .
Seems the web world thinks everyone is european or american
or it just hasnt occured to anyone yet maybe.
Thais spend all their nlives in internet shops.. i mean what a market they are the ultimate consumer they fall into rapture at every washing powder ad! 500 page impressions on my thai pages makes me more money on adsense than 18000 impressions on the english section! they click on anything the thais.
Thailand has a XOOPS site and they also have their own thai XOOPS version.
it has a lot of bugs though too.
Hope XOOPS solves it's problems but i am going to opt for other alternatives now as i cant afford to mess about lke this.. i am not a developer or tester i am a websitye owner and need to have a product that works efficiently with no data loss.


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Posted on: 2008/8/28 11:45
sakyant (Show more)
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Posts: 16
Since: 2006/8/13

Re: XOOPS Malaysia T-Shirt

I am not sure i have to ask - but i live in Thailand and i reckon i can get almost down to half the price (5 dollars), as i know people in the industry.
Quality about screen stars quality.
On a substantial order of course.
Should i ask around?
I am sure it is cheap as i can get a really good silkscreen t shirt with 2 coplored or 3 colored print for about less than 5 dollars just for one on the market. So wholesale will be less than that about 30%


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Posted on: 2008/8/21 22:49
sakyant (Show more)
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Posts: 16
Since: 2006/8/13

Re: Newbb not work - empty form on newbb create category/forum - error in xoopseditor script

i got asnother whi8te screen after that last post too... on my profile page here it says i have made 0 posts but then all my posts (4) are listed at the bottom of profle page!
obviously this newbb is also going insane..
If the xoop on xoops.org is not working properly then how can the users get it to work?
This is really bad for the guys at XOOPS you know, if the website of the developers doesnt work properly, then how can it instill trust in the enduser?
I come here often and see a maintenance screen which means the need for constant fiddling...
A developer loves fiddling, but someone with a community of 2000 people needs efficiency with the least bugs possible.
But of course there is no room to complain as XOOPS is free adn it has many good things to it's credit.. i just wish people would sometimes know when to stop re-hacking and leave what already works alone - more code more bugs.
I wouldn't mind if i was testing i could have fun solving the problems but because i have a working site and community that is now paralyzed (plus loss of daily funds from google adsense, which i live on), i am under pressure to solve the problem.
Im not sure if anyone can help me though as it seems the XOOPS developers here cant even get their own forum to not "whitescreen"...

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