General discussion about phpbb

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Re: General discussion about phpbb

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One thing is for sure however.

You will not find any style from me in the CDB. :P

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Re: General discussion about phpbb

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Are you planning to create a style/s?)

There is no point to invest into 3.3.x & we still don't know when new major release will be announced)
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Re: General discussion about phpbb

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Not any time soon. I'd manage to inadvertently break everything.

And I agree. 3.3.x's days are numbered.

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Re: General discussion about phpbb

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I have been testing bootstrap for some time now & even had a thought to build a style with it.
But now i think that itcss or pure css is better choice than bootstrap.. outcome has less bloat.
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Re: General discussion about phpbb

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I never tried to build a style from scratch, so I don't have any first hand knowledge here. That being said, I wish more people thought about bloat.

A growing number of sites use my computer's resources unnecessarily.

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Re: General discussion about phpbb

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No need to build one from scratch.. Building child theme for whatever style will still include a lot of bloat from parent.
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Re: General discussion about phpbb

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I mean website bloat in general. Not specific to phpBB Styles.

Prosilver is lean compared to much of the crap I encounter today, even though I'm sure there's lots of crap to be cut.

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Re: General discussion about phpbb

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I'm currently working on few additions.
When I complete dashboard area I will continue implementation of guild/advanced groups system that will be available after unlocking specific achievement.
New rank system will differ from original phpBB one. It will allow to have multiple ranks (css ones included) & some are based on achievements or given by project owner/admin.
In addition to achievements system.. there will be points that can be spent on many things.
There is more, but for now.. those are postponed)
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Re: General discussion about phpbb

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I like the fact that two ranks can be added. Might be the most minor change you have done, but I'm surprised someone didn't demand it for vanilla phpBB yet.

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Re: General discussion about phpbb

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Well.. there wont be any limits, but I doubt that someone needs many ranks.
I guess up to 3-5 is good enough (example: developer, code contributor etc.).
Compared to core itself that addition will be smaller indeed.

Currently implementing new theme for area (dashboard section) & it's based on Chameleon.
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