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Interview with Mike/Kier from XenForo

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Floris, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. Floris

    Floris Guest

    "We’ve had the opportunity to interview Mike Sullivan and Kier Darby from XenForo Limited, and ask them a few questions about their new company and upcoming forum product."


    I thought it would be worth letting you guys know :)

    And M/K, thanks again for your time! Much appreciated.
    MrBrian, dutchbb, erich37 and 8 others like this.
  2. Kim

    Kim Well-Known Member

    Cool Beans! Always good to get the inside scoop on what's going on behind the scenes :D
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  3. soloarquitectura

    soloarquitectura Well-Known Member

    We are left wanting more ...
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  4. Floris

    Floris Guest

    We know they were busy, we had 15 to 25 good questions, but picked out those that wouldn't take too long for them to answer. We wanted them to focus on their project, and not get distracted by fan questions, they have enough of those on the forums :p
  5. Rene

    Rene New Member

    Nice one.

    They walk the walk.
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  6. DaKat

    DaKat Well-Known Member

    Interesting - thanks for posting this, Floris!
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  7. Lawrence

    Lawrence Well-Known Member

    Nice interview, Floris!

    I was really impressed when Mike and Kier responded that they can add a feature in less than an hour between the two of them. That is team-work! :)
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  8. bookmark

    bookmark Well-Known Member

    I have more expectations to Xen after reading the interview.
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  9. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    thanks for sharing Floris ;)

    just a tip put the disqus plug-in onto your blog ;)
  10. Floris

    Floris Guest

    I tried both disqus and intensedebate, and they added 2 full seconds to the page load. Unlike my other blog, but I can't fix it, so turned it off.
  11. captainslater

    captainslater Well-Known Member

    Nice insight but sadly not too much in-depth infos ;)
    But keep your good work ongoing Floris.
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  12. Floris

    Floris Guest

    That's on purpose, so we did not force them to spend an hour writing out questions :)
  13. captainslater

    captainslater Well-Known Member

    Then they should hire some PR-people. Maybe Mike's girlfriend is interested :D
  14. Floris

    Floris Guest

    I don't know what her skills or experience is regarding public relations.

    @ Kurtz:

    I've gone through the IntenseDebate source code and tweaked it. The lag should now be gone and logging/posting via twitter, facebook, wordpress, openid, or intensedebate is now possible and shouldn't have a slow down as well.
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  15. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    nice job Floris ;)
  16. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Excellent. I'll certainly have a read later tonight when it's less hectic here at home. Goodwork Floris. :)
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  17. Floris

    Floris Guest

    I just wanted to say thank you for everybody for their positive feedback so far. Glad to hear you guys and girls like the Interview.
  18. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    I use disqus and I would be interested to learn what you did to tweak the code
  19. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I think you'd be in a small minority of people who would rather hear from a XenForo PR department rather than the developers themselves.
    Jerry, Erik, DoctorWatsOn and 8 others like this.
  20. Tigratrus

    Tigratrus Well-Known Member

    Hear hear! ;)
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