The main feature of WebBBS is that it allows a user to post messages as well as post replies to existing messages. WebBBS keeps track of which messages are posts and which ones are replies and displays them in a hierarchical tree-like fashion. WebBBS is also fully integrated with the user authentication library. Additionally, it allows a user to restrict the number of messages through a variety of query mechanisms. The user can also conduct a keyword search and select a range of dates within which the viewed messages were posted.
2N-com Bulletin Board, a full featured forum system, designed to serve virtual communities with discussion boards, instant messaging, and user profiles. It comes with online setup, email functionality, smilies, markup code. It can also be used with mod_perl for best performance, and optional gzip compression can be used to save bandwidth and reduce page sizes.
Slash is a database-driven news and message board, using mod_perl and MySQL. It has been programmed to use persistance for a good deal of its variables to increase speed and efficiency. Slash has all the features and more that you'd ever want in a bulletin-board / message-board system. You can customize it to anything you want, give it any appearance that you want.
EZMBGEN allows your users to create message boards sites patterned after CGI-Factory's freeware Message Board. The user can control the look, layout and size of the site by specifying choices for font, colors, html usage and self moderating message count limit or use the admin function to delete threads.
Psunami Webboard is an attempt to create a fast, customizable, fully-featured, 'Internet Bulletin Board' system. Current features include: saving, posting, loading and displaying messages, multiple boards, IP and subnet-based banning, cool admin script, html in separate file to make customizing easy, thread name and name length limits, double-post protection, and file locking for all write operations. More features are to be added in future versions.
Kagora is a web forum system, written in Perl, using a MySQL database backend. Features include: Moderation - The Kagora system allows direct as well as moderated forums. In direct forums, messages appear as soon as they're posted. In moderated forums, they need to be previously approved by a moderator; Intuitive interface - Forums appear to the user in three frames: a menu, used for navigation, a list of messages, and a frame used to display messages and to post new messages; Skins - Forums are associated to skins that enable to customize their look; and Support for i18n - All messages produced by the system are grouped in a separate module.
Acity is a web-based, threaded discussion tool. It's *fast*, very intuitive to use, was beta-tested by more than a hundred people, and is
now totally stable. Acity remembers each user's preferences, and allows unread-only browsing, like a usenet-news system. It offers the
ability to manage several different groups, with different themes, forums and administrators for each group. It runs on any OS that have
Apache, mod_perl and a SQL server.
BAZAAR is a fully GPL WWW conferencing program with a MySQL back end. It is based on an earlier version of WWWThreads, but significant changes and enhancements have been made. For example, code has been simplified and many common tasks have been moved into an API to facilitate distributed development. Main features include: Multiple language support (user selectable and easy to add language files), Themes support (selectable at the site level), Profanity filter, Username filter, Error logging, Abililty to restrict users to specified categories by category number, and Fine grain access control using Unix style permissions.
Master Message Board is a Web discussion board system written in Perl. It features: Multiple message boards, Supports private, full public, and read-only forums, User registration and authentication, Easy customization, Administrative options to add/delete, or ban users by ip or e-mail address, and more.