Some of it main features include: support of unlimited discussion forums, topics and member, threaded or linear discussions, file attachments, private messaging, web based administrative tools, UBBCode, multiple authentication sources, and high performance search engine. But the forums were spontaneous, rowdy and often inspired Internet neighborhoods. Enter your Email. PHP 2 4 0 0 Updated Apr 14, They were built for people, and without much regard to profit.
How We Talk Online: A History of Online Forums, From Cavemen Days To The Present
A message board is different from a chat room in that its entries are archived. It can run on both Windows and Unix systems. Session D'Almeida Tyke1 , Jul 13, Historians have since written shelves full of books on Web search and e-commerce, but very few about message boards. Although every BBS displayed walls of text—menus, options, and prompts—those characters somehow translated, in my brain, into a casual walk through a cozy living room or a stroll in a grassy yard.