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QuoteThey also have "News" sections which might come in useful for Scribus (maybe some kind of "showcase" for the most relevant uploaded stuff perhaps?).
QuoteOne of the main issues that people have with the current SMF forum is the way that users can be timed-out while drafting a post.
Quoteuse on mobile. ElkArte seems to have this covered too.
QuoteThere's no mention, that I could see, of "related topic" posts - where people can go off on a tangent without confusing the main issue - but that may be covered too.
QuotePeople may - or may not - lose some of their stuff, but maybe some of the old uploads should be discarded anyway.
QuoteI think the theme that's used by the ElkArte forum looks nice and fresh and clean. If it's the default then I'd be happy with that. Less admin for the admin too.
QuoteThere is also an issue that you can't post within a certain time after your last post. Probably to stop spam-bots but it can be annoying sometimes.
QuoteDiscourse allows you to create related- or sub-topics that let people take part of an argument as a "side bar" to the main conversation. I'm not quite sure how it works but it could be useful here as many threads can become crowded with some people talking about something specific that doesn't really matter to the main issue. I do this frequently. Maybe I shouldn't.
QuoteMy concern about migration is that if the storage of attachments moves to a by-person level, rather than the current by-topic level, (and I'm not saying that it will) then the total size of attachments may blow the limit for some people. For example, say there is a 10MB limit for the attachments that a person can upload. If the someone has previously attached six 2MB files (one in each of six posts) then, if the attachments are moved to the person - rather than the post - then that 12MB would break the limit and something would have to be dropped. It might not be an issue, I just thought I'd bring it up.