Is it safe to install this mod?

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Is it safe to install this mod?

Post by HerculePoirot » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:09 pm

hi,

i'm curious if it is safe to install some of mod that not on the php mod list?

like Categories Hierarchy by Ptirhiik.. coz this mod is just awsome.. but i find its quite difficult to install manually. but i'm interested to the features.. just wonder if that safe..

if it isnt safe, please recommend me where to find a similar mod that can use/manage category & forum like Ptirhiik chmod does?

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Post by cybrid23 » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:10 pm

It's safe....Works well too.
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Post by stevemaury » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:11 pm

MOD questions need to be asked in the MOD forum. If it is from phpbb.com, ask in the MOD release topic. If from elsewhere, ask there.
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Post by HerculePoirot » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:21 pm

MOD questions need to be asked in the MOD forum. If it is from phpbb.com, ask in the MOD release topic. If from elsewhere, ask there.


what i'm asking is. either this mod is recommended by phpbb team or not. i'm sure they've more info about this mod if it is secure or not. i've no idea at all so i'm asking here. if i ask at Ptirhiik web of course he'll said it's safe right? I just want to make my self sure about what i'm doing right now...

sorry if i've posted on wrong forum.

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Post by RMcGirr83 » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:30 pm

I have been using CH for the past two years....even when it was RC stage.

Yeah, it's safe.
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Post by Bobble » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:32 pm

When a MOD has been released then it can be considered safe. Of course, vulnerabilities can come to light at a later date, but all good MOD authors support and update their MODs as necessary.

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Post by HerculePoirot » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:33 pm

so i guess this mean it's safe?

but why it isnt at the phpbb db mod?

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Post by Bobble » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:34 pm

phpbb db mod

The what?

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Post by RMcGirr83 » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:36 pm

The OP is talking about the MODDB here on phpbb.

As to why it isn't in there, haven't a clue...probably because Pierre doesn't want to be bothered with formatting according to the validator on phpbb.
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Post by Bobble » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:38 pm

Oh, right!

The bottom line is that CH is a widely used MOD by a highly respected author that is fully supported. Use or don't - it's up to you...

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Post by HerculePoirot » Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:46 pm

Ok, thanks then.

last question, as what u guys known.

is this mod compatible with other mod?

after i've used the mod, when i've trouble with some mod here will i being supported? (meaning not trouble from Ptirhiik mod..)


thanks a lot.

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Post by dellsystem » Thu Mar 08, 2007 4:22 pm

Category Hierarchy does have some compatibility issues with some other Mods; you could probably post your problems in the topic of that other mod.

What other mods are you planning on using?

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Post by KevC » Thu Mar 08, 2007 4:30 pm

Your other option is to wait for phpBB3 to come out. It has subforums built in.
It's ready when it's ready but RC1 (the first version you can use live) doesn't look too far off.
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Post by RMcGirr83 » Thu Mar 08, 2007 4:35 pm

The 2.1.6 version of CH changes a lot of the coding of a vanilla phpbb (ie compare viewtopic.php from phpbb and viewtopic.php from CH 2.1.6). CH also includes many items that aren't found in a vanilla phpbb.

Topic icons for one.

Many mods will not work, but many mods have been adapted as well over at CH's forum.

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