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Old 19 Nov 2009, 13:46
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vb3.8 or vb4 on a new forum?

I'm about to launch a new forum and don't know whether I should go with vb3.8 or vb4.0

What is your recommendation?
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Old 19 Nov 2009, 13:54
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4.0 is still in beta, so I would suggest the 3.8 gold version
you can always upgrade later
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Old 19 Nov 2009, 13:55
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Old 19 Nov 2009, 14:13
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Thanks Brandon, and Floris.
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Old 19 Nov 2009, 14:30
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4 isnt out yet... go with 3.8.
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Old 19 Nov 2009, 14:32
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3.8 simple answer. upgrade to 4.0 when it becomes gold.
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Old 19 Nov 2009, 14:44
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I personally would go to 4.0 so you have to skip the whole mod-and-skin-upgrade and get used to the new code. But thats just me =p
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Old 19 Nov 2009, 15:06
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I personally would go to 4.0 so you have to skip the whole mod-and-skin-upgrade and get used to the new code. But thats just me =p
Not just you, that is what I would do if I were to start a new one. However, you must be willing to upgrade when a new beta comes out and retest your style and all functionality everytime. It's still very buggy, so you need to be willing to put up with that and also if you have problems, you need to be a bit of a debugger yourself instead of always needing someone else to figure out the problem for you.
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Old 19 Nov 2009, 17:05
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If you dont plan to customise your forum, then go for 3.8.

If you plan to customise it then consider using the vb4 beta - you may save yourself pain upgrading later. Depends on how techy you are really.
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Old 19 Nov 2009, 17:46
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The majority of the problems that we hear of 4.x are from 3.x users wanting more bells and whistles...You are just a baby, I would go with 4.x...
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Old 20 Nov 2009, 14:53
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Was wondering the same thing myself, decided just go with 4.0. If you are going to go to it eventually might as well save yourself headaches in upgrading and then learning all the new things it offers.
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Old 20 Nov 2009, 19:06
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Definitely 3.8, as Paul M said, in case you do not want to modify your forums for time being (unless your mods can be easily ported to vB4). Otherwise, go with vB4 - but even in that case, I'd wait a bit before modifying styles and templates excessively.
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Old 20 Nov 2009, 22:45
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I personally would go to 4.0 so you have to skip the whole mod-and-skin-upgrade and get used to the new code. But thats just me =p
That can be done with a test board. For the live version, I'd stick with the most recent stable version, which is 3.8.4. It'll take a while before most of the mods support vB 4.0. With 3.8.4 they're a sure thing.
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Just use 4.0 if it's a new board.
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