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- Subject: Re: Lua forum is down - once again
- From: Daniel Silverstone <dsilvers@...>
- Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 00:16:44 +0100
On Thu, 2008-08-21 at 22:50 +0200, Eike Decker wrote:
> The forum has been down since Monday (http://www.icynorth.com/forums/index.php)
> - thought they'd fix it someday but it hasn't happened yet.
> Next to that I always wanted to ask why there's no forum on the lua-users /
> lua.org website? I know a lot of folks are using the mailing list and I do
> occasionally as well, but I normally prefer forums...
The simple reason is that lua-users and lua.org are both hosted on a web
host (Pepperfish) which refuses to host PHP sites due to the inherent
danger and hideous security issues presented by attempting to maintain a
If a good forums program were found which was implemented in python,
ruby, perl, or perhaps more appropriately, Lua, then I'm sure we could
get it going.
Daniel Silverstone http://www.digital-scurf.org/
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