On Fri, 2 Feb 2001, Greg Cope wrote:

> Aaron Trevena wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Elaine -HFB- Ashton wrote:
> > > No, there wasn't even something I could buy for it sadly. It's a simple
> > > CGI, I would have paid $15 for a quickie 'here's your simple cgi just plug
> > > in your variables here' code.
> > 
> > Been there - more often than not, the cookbook fills any holes. I had a
> > particular problem with web forums - slashcode being a bit OTT and
> > wwwthreads cotsing money and then hundreds of PHP and java and asp forums,
> > then I found mwforum and now I am rewriting it big time to get back into
> > coding after sitting on my arse for weeks waiting for work or chasing
> > people up or editing html. If anybody is interested I hope to have a TT'd
> > version of mwforum on the web some time next week. After that I will
> > totally hack it apart and rework it to fit my own twisted needs.
> >
> Are you going to send the patches back to the authors ?

Patches? they are big - essentially you replace most of most of the files
- not really worth patching. However yes it will be released and all
orginal copyright notices are left intact and whenever I think appropriate
I point out that it is derived from mwforum. and that all mwforum bits are
copyright mw although to be honest I don't think a single line of the
original will remain.

I plan to 'do the right thing' and email mw before I post it anywhere so
that I'm not stepping on his toes - I point out in the documenentaion how
much I learnt from his work and stuff and that it works very well for what
he designed it to do. Hopefully he will like it, that would make me very


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