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Request for IP.Board Data

Discussion in 'General XenForo Discussion and Feedback' started by Kier, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I'm just about done with the IPB importer here and I'm looking for some data with which to test it.

    Ideally I'm looking for something with a good spread of data including 10-50k posts including some attachments, a thousand or so members and a reasonable quantity of private messages.

    At this stage I'm only doing internal testing as the importer has only been run on my own very limited test data. The time for external, public testing will come shortly afterwards.

    If you have some data you would not mind me testing with, send me a message and we'll discuss.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Thanks to those who have already contacted me.

    I'd like to add a couple of additional requirements - the data should be a) English and b) Native IP.Board data, not the result of a recent conversion from another system.

    Cheers :)
     
  3. DieselMinded

    DieselMinded Active Member

  4. TerminalAddict

    TerminalAddict Active Member

    I could provide data (mysql dump) from mandrivausers.org

    PM or some such if needed ;)

    20k users, 300k posts
     
  5. I'm very keen to see this release. Keep up the good work!
     
  6. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  7. majdi

    majdi Well-Known Member

    looking forward to this release. it will put an end to my misery !
     
  8. AzzidReign

    AzzidReign Well-Known Member

    Well, I've converted from vb to IPB, but I have ~2.5 mill posts and ~300k users if you want to see how that goes after you test the script out.
     
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  9. How's the convertions gone?
     
  10. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Well, so far.
     
  11. Keep us posted because my forum won't be going to XF without this convertion.
     
  12. Iestyn

    Iestyn Active Member

    Can't wait for this mate :)

    Dud you manage to find a way around the password issue. Ive got my fingers crossed.
     
  13. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    The password issue? You mean not having to reset all passwords? That's a standard feature of our importer system.
     
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  14. Iestyn

    Iestyn Active Member

    Do you have any idea when the converter will be released? I'm not trying to rush you guys, I'm just so anxious to ditch IPB and work with Xenforo lol :)
     
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  15. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    We've changed some of the supporting structure in XenForo itself, so it will probably go out as a beta version along with 1.0.1 fairly shortly.
     
  16. Floris

    Floris Guest

    : Thumbs up! :
     
  17. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    /me thinks you meant (y) ;)
     
  18. Floris

    Floris Guest

    No thanks [​IMG]
     
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  19. majdi

    majdi Well-Known Member

    Will the importer redirect IPB urls ?
     
  20. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I haven't investigated the IPB URL scheme yet, but the intention is that it should.
     

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