Poledating 2016 jelsoft enterprises ltd
Version 3.8 introduced more new features, such as social group discussions, social group categories, private message sorting and filtering options, private message history, quick edit for newer types of content (visitor messages and picture comments), social group icons, social group transfers, a private message quick reply box, private message throttling (limit messages sent over a time period), private message reporting, profile privacy (limit blocks to a subset of users), lightbox navigation, thread prefix permissions, and dismissible notices.
The latest stable release of v Bulletin 3 is 3.8.11 which was released on 10th May 2017, and is a maintenance and compatibility release (for PHP 7.x compatibility).
v Bulletin 3 was under development for nearly two years as it went from a mere improvement on v Bulletin 2 to a complete rewrite.
During this time Jeremy Hutchings joined the development team, a.k.a. However, version 3 was finally released in March 2004.
Some of the key advantages over v Bulletin 2 are as follows: v Bulletin 3.6 introduced features such as the multi-quote system, the infractions system, the ability to automatically post threads and announcements from RSS feeds, and podcasting support.
The Gold release of v Bulletin 3.6.0 New features in 3.7 included an inline spam management & prevention system, thread tagging and tag cloud, thread prefixes, reciprocal friendship between users, public visitor messaging on user profile pages, user picture albums, user-created social groups, user-customizable profile pages, a lightbox viewer for images attached to posts, post edit history, a notices system, multiple human verification systems, and social bookmarking integration.
Kevin Sours, Don Kuramura, and Ray Morgan took Darby's place as lead developer, product manager, and general manager, respectively.
On 29 October 2010, Internet Brands filed a second lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California through its wholly owned subsidiary v Bulletin Solutions, Inc.
To help with the scale of the project, two additional developers, Freddie Bingham and Mike Sullivan were brought on to help finish v Bulletin 2.
against Xen Foro Ltd., and its founders Kier, Mike and Ashley.
The lawsuit alleges "widespread infringement and unlawful exploitation" of v Bulletin's source code and "equally damaging misappropriation of trade secrets" developed and owned by v Bulletin with "investments of millions of dollars over the last ten years." The lawsuit further alleges that the developers of Xen Foro Ltd.
In December 2002, v Bulletin 3 was beginning development.
Percival decided to step down as lead developer and product manager, turning his roles over to Kier Darby.