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by feldon30
Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: Proboards News?
Replies: 8
Views: 1263

Re: Proboards News?

Having written my own forum crawler scripts, it's trivial to add a 5 second javascript delay before the next page is loaded.
by feldon30
Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: Proboards News?
Replies: 8
Views: 1263

Re: Proboards News?

ProBoards makes their money every day on ads. If you get so fed up with ProBoards that you cut the cord and start a new forum from scratch, you're still cutting off ProBoard's revenue, but in an extremely anguished way because you lost all your posts and users. People who leave ProBoards end up extr...
by feldon30
Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: [CONVERT] Crawler Converters (Forumer, ZetaBoards, etc.)
Replies: 542
Views: 172981

Re: [CONVERT] Crawler Converters (Forumer, ZetaBoards, etc.)

So I'm curious. If ZetaBoards adds a line to their Terms and Conditions saying that the use of third party scripts to "scrape" forum posts is forbidden, and then sends an e-mail to phpbb.com requesting that this thread be deleted and/or all scripts removed, would we see the same thing happen that ha...
by feldon30
Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: Proboards News?
Replies: 8
Views: 1263

Re: Proboards News?

Proboards asserts that conversion is illegal under their terms of service. As such, they asked me to take down the converter: viewtopic.php?f=65&t=776295&start=135#p12829902 So I'm afraid that the answer, for now, is "no". I've decided to add a Terms of Service section to my website that says that ...

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