Louis7777 wrote:I have not done any comparison. I'm only hoping that if you complete this extension then it might become part of the core. If you use phpBB's functions, there would be less effort for the devs to merge it.
I am quite sure the devs will go another way then I do.
I don't like that you have to wait for the ajax call in autocompletion, so the box doesn't pop up the moment you write.
Also I don't like the idea of using BBCodes for mentions. What the devs want to do (if I remember the area51 discussion) is that you enter
it will be converted to
For me, the mention system should work only with the @, that doesn't confuse so much like BBCodes would.
At the moment I have some challenges with names with spaces (Who the fuck has thought out that this should be possible?
), but I'll find a way.
And I think you should not be worried, the feature will be implemented. But the devs will write it again, I don't think my skills are high enough to make this good enough for the core