XenFORO meaning

Angelo Renna

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What does the trademark XenFORO stand for? How was it derived? Just curious as the word seems arcane and hard to pronounce on the surface.


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Xen- as a prefix means foreign or different.
Foro is Spanish/Italian for forum.

It also kind of sounds like "different 4" as XenForo was what vBulletin 4 was supposed to be if the team had been allowed to rewrite the software from scratch.