ACME News is a web-based conferencing system.
It's similar in feel to picospan or yapp, if you know anything about those.
- Full authentication of users - no masquerading.
- Linear conversation.
- Remembers what you've read.
- Linked topics - same topic in two different conferences.
- Optional email notification of new responses in selected conferences.
- Bozo-filtering, so you don't have to read stuff from users you don't like.
- Automatically converts URLs into active links.
- Powerful search tool.
- Integrated file uploads and downloads.
- Integrated realtime chat.
- Hosts can customize their conference's appearance.
- The sysadmin can customize the default appearance.
- Monthly housekeeping advice job, to help hosts keep their conferences tidy.
- Database compatible with picospan and yapp.
- Full source code included.
For more information:
"I think Acme is arguably the best discussion forums product on the market."
-- Mark McDonough, http://www.sagetalk.com/
"ACME is the great unheralded web conf package."
-- Ben Trumble
David Woolley's web conferencing review page.
Yahoo's page on web "chat", including conferencing.
ACME News welcome page,
ACME News Admin <email@example.com>