YaBB, an extremely popular and secure forum software, written entirely in Perl, released a new version on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007. Exactly two years after YaBB 2.1 was released, YaBB 2.2 has come on full-force.
From the official announcement on the YaBB Support Forums:
YaBB 2.2 – small numbers don’t mean small changes
Below is a list of just some of the things changed for this release. The list will be updated over the next few days. There are so many improvements, it’s a project just to list them all!
Allow members to choose non-administration membergroups in their profile
Private Messages Buddy List
Buddy list integration in view profile and topic displays
Added a:visited CSS style and various other missing or previously hardcoded styles
Carbon and Blind-Carbon Copy address boxes in Private Messages
User Panel – buddy list, private messaging center, profile, etc.
Admin option for who can see the members list
Private Message ignore list
Forward Private Messages
The full list of feature additions, security fixes, bug fixes, etc. is available in the official announcement.