5hocK wrote:[ (It must rank in the top 10 of all questions here at phpBB)
Not even in the top one percent.
I rest my case.
By default, the Bots group has exactly the same forum permissions as every group - All Nos. Since that set is not a defined role, they have, by definition, "No role defined:". Like every group.
That is why, for any group to see a forum, permissions must be set.
Why don't you post an RFC for how you think it ought to work and how and where it ought to be documented? This is, after all, open source software.