[Mageia-webteam] Questions about the forum - Part II

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 00:52:44 CEST 2011

On 7 April 2011 15:35, Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2011/4/7 nicolas vigier <boklm at mars-attacks.org>:
>> On Thu, 07 Apr 2011, Maât wrote:
>>> As you said there are moderators and special groups which are NOT moderators... special groups *could* be moderators or have extended rights on sections (which are called forums in phpbb3 jargon)
>> It seems there are a lot of groups that are duplicate of ldap groups
>> (packagers, sysadmin, translators, founders, bug hunters). As ldap
>> cannot be used in phpbb for this, it means groups will have to be
>> manually synchronised, which is a lot of work.
>> So I think an option would be to remove those groups, as they are not
>> really necessary, and only use moderator groups.
> This would match my approach, yes.
> But as for the relation to LDAP - it is not necessary. The groups in
> the forum were set up inside the forum and will be "filled" with
> people inside the froum group management. LDAP is not concerned with
> matters inside the forum, only for authentification (login).
> --
> wobo

boklm's point is, you have to fill/maintain those groups manually in
phpbb, that's a lot of work for little gain, IMHO.

You need forum moderators, and that's it.

Ahmad Samir

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