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Suggestion: Update the forum software so it is easier to find/read relevant issues?

asked 2017-10-16 05:27:59 +0300

SymbianRefugee gravatar image

updated 2017-10-16 10:16:40 +0300

olf gravatar image

I know resources are limited but installing a forum like hte Symbian Daily Mobile at

Where everything is broken up into different sections so we can search within the Sailfish X section for example. I know it works as it is but it won't be long before it gets unweildy as more and more people come on board.

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serch works good are typing

write a word a wait for.suggestions...

the real searcj is uselesss

pawel ( 2017-10-16 07:27:15 +0300 )edit

I agree, as long as a renewed Jolla forum doesn't misuse my browser for cryptomining like that mentioned forum.

nop ( 2017-10-18 11:47:12 +0300 )edit

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answered 2017-10-16 10:16:03 +0300

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updated 2017-10-16 10:35:57 +0300

This is a duplicate of

And I absolutely agree with @pawel, that only the search suggestions from Askbot 0.7.49 are useful, but not the search results.

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I don't think it's a duplicate. The link you provided is just about updating askbot version to a newer one and what SymbianRefugee is an overall structure implementation. Search does work but overall navigation is a mess and no structure, a section system would really make things much easier.

Mariusmssj ( 2017-10-16 10:43:45 +0300 )edit

Thus is perhaps a duplicate - or a restatement - if the proposal in this thread:

I wouldn't update Askbot - I'd replace it. Discourse for Q&A and a public bug tracker would be my choice, But it isn't going to happen.

DaveRo ( 2017-10-16 11:21:32 +0300 )edit

Well, then I misunderstood what was meant by "update": IMHO replace would have been an more appropriate term.

But as Jolla's resources are limited, and transferring all the existing content of TJC to any other Q&A system is practically impossible, updating Askbot to a newer version is apparently the only realistic way to go.

olf ( 2017-10-18 00:53:12 +0300 )edit
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