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Forum: Community Lounge 26 Jul 2012, 16:14
Replies: 128
Views: 18,509
Posted By Dean C
So sad to hear this news. I don't visit this...

So sad to hear this news. I don't visit this place anymore, and just happened to stumble across the news on vBulletin.com.

I haven't spoken to Bob in a few years, but we used to speak regularly...
Forum: Community Lounge 01 Jul 2010, 09:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By Dean C
You should not ask for advice on an internet...

You should not ask for advice on an internet forum, you should speak with a lawyer immediately and also one that specialises in this area.
Forum: Project Tools 30 Apr 2010, 14:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,187
Posted By Dean C
Yep, this is exactly what I was getting at. ...

Yep, this is exactly what I was getting at.

I don't work on open source projects unless they use an established license without extra conditions. This makes it simpler for everyone as we already...
Forum: Project Tools 29 Apr 2010, 08:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,187
Posted By Dean C
Two comments: Licensing & Distribution

Licensing

Why not just use a GPL or MIT license. I appreciate this license is simple but you are opening yourself up to all kinds of problems by trying to write your own. GPL and MIT licenses are...
Forum: Community Lounge 25 Feb 2010, 15:38
Replies: 27
Views: 2,540
Posted By Dean C
It's an interesting legal situation too. I know...

It's an interesting legal situation too. I know many online businesses which have had legal threats to remove their accounts. I am not sure whether they are legally obliged to do so but I'm sure...
Forum: Community Lounge 27 Jan 2010, 09:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,750
Posted By Dean C
It is seemingly likely that Oracle will drain...

It is seemingly likely that Oracle will drain MySQL of resources. That will affect you as the owner of a forum what runs on this platform. The EU approved the deal this week, so the only hope left is...
Forum: Community Lounge 12 Dec 2009, 10:24
Replies: 25
Views: 2,380
Posted By Dean C
This is the kind of condescending attitude that...

This is the kind of condescending attitude that puts people inexperienced users off using computers.
Forum: vBulletin.org Site Feedback 03 Dec 2009, 12:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By Dean C
You're being overly paranoid. There's no queries...

You're being overly paranoid. There's no queries in vB3 that I can remember which depend on the total amount of columns in your table. Therefore adding columns will not do any harm at all.
Forum: Community Lounge 18 Nov 2009, 09:11
Replies: 19
Views: 3,361
Posted By Dean C
http://www.ultrashock.com/forums

http://www.ultrashock.com/forums
Forum: Community Lounge 23 Oct 2009, 23:32
Replies: 60
Views: 5,487
Posted By Dean C
Upgraded tonight. No problems of note so far :)...

Upgraded tonight. No problems of note so far :) I've got rid of this stupid taskbar and put quick launch back too.
Forum: Community Lounge 20 Oct 2009, 18:14
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By Dean C
Bonne chance! :)

Bonne chance! :)
Forum: vBulletin.org Site Feedback 19 Oct 2009, 10:18
Replies: 28
Views: 6,098
Posted By Dean C
The problem with premium support is that you will...

The problem with premium support is that you will then be indirectly responsible (in donator's eyes) for policing any authors that don't provide enough support to those who pay. I think it's a good...
Forum: Community Lounge 13 Oct 2009, 11:59
Replies: 50
Views: 5,368
Posted By Dean C
I disagree. As long as people can act like...

I disagree. As long as people can act like adults, I don't see a problem with discussing interesting issues such as this.
Forum: vBulletin.org Site Feedback 13 Oct 2009, 08:18
Replies: 28
Views: 6,098
Posted By Dean C
Apologies then :)

Apologies then :)
Forum: vBulletin.org Site Feedback 12 Oct 2009, 23:51
Replies: 28
Views: 6,098
Posted By Dean C
So let me get this straight, I'm not allowed to...

So let me get this straight, I'm not allowed to participate and express my opinion if it disagrees with you? Last time I checked Wayne this forum is a public one, and anyone can contribute to...
Forum: vBulletin.org Site Feedback 09 Oct 2009, 20:23
Replies: 28
Views: 6,098
Posted By Dean C
Might as well add version control while you're at...

Might as well add version control while you're at it :D I don't think this place will ever become that though. Its hard enough getting any change implemented here as it is :)
Forum: Community Lounge 09 Oct 2009, 20:21
Replies: 12
Views: 1,515
Posted By Dean C
It's hard enough getting her to understand how to...

It's hard enough getting her to understand how to use an internet browser as it is. Therefore I set her up on gmail :) Operating two programs is a bit too much for her at the moment ;)
Forum: Community Lounge 09 Oct 2009, 20:20
Replies: 50
Views: 5,368
Posted By Dean C
I feel bad for him. He has been very dignified in...

I feel bad for him. He has been very dignified in his response to this. He understands that he doesn't deserve this price and has come out with a good response.
Forum: Community Lounge 06 Oct 2009, 19:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,515
Posted By Dean C
It was a phishing attack. Not much MS can do...

It was a phishing attack. Not much MS can do about it. Gmail was affected too and has issued a press release about it. The problem is your average user doesn't understand phishing. I know my mother...
Forum: vBulletin.org Site Feedback 30 Sep 2009, 11:13
Replies: 29
Views: 3,616
Posted By Dean C
It'll never happen. I couldn't even get an...

It'll never happen. I couldn't even get an increase when I left the staff here. Staff were allowed a limit of 1000 so upon being dropped to 500 I had to go and delete over 500 of my messages :)...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 29 Sep 2009, 06:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By Dean C
Certainly not to find out newpost counts :)

Certainly not to find out newpost counts :)
Forum: Forum and Server Management 25 Sep 2009, 19:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By Dean C
Yep I did say check the index doesn't already...

Yep I did say check the index doesn't already exist ;)


KEY forumid (forumid, visible, sticky, lastpost),
Forum: Forum and Server Management 25 Sep 2009, 16:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By Dean C
I don't have a copy of vB's database handy to...

I don't have a copy of vB's database handy to check, so check this index doesn't already exist. Try creating an index on the thread table with these fields in this order:

INDEX(forumid, sticky,...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 25 Sep 2009, 15:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By Dean C
How many threads are we talking? Also where did...

How many threads are we talking? Also where did you pull that query from?
Forum: Community Lounge 22 Sep 2009, 19:12
Replies: 28
Views: 3,193
Posted By Dean C
You have a lot of bad habits Brad. One springs to...

You have a lot of bad habits Brad. One springs to mind ;)
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