It seems to me that phpBB is a lot like M$. They force people to upgrade, and upgrade, and upgrade... Always for good security reasons, of course. They don't even appear to have the capability to use diff and patch.
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!