Full Disclosure, I'm a Moderator at phpbb.com.
electronicsguy wrote:So many things. Lets begin with one of the simplest things: notifications. Isn't it the most basic requirement, that if you login into a service, you're notified of replies, etc.
As of 3.1.x , phpBB has notifications, so upgrading would get these.
electronicsguy wrote:There's no easy way to vote for good answers, and have others see those immediately.
As of 3.1 phpBB has extensions, which means it would be easy enough for someone to write one that added this feature.
electronicsguy wrote:I like the infinite scroll compared to clicking next to navigate.
Personally, I'm not fond of this feature. But to each their own.
electronicsguy wrote:This forum doesn't have a usable mobile view (or at least I haven't experienced it).
As of 3.1, the prosilver theme has been overhauled to be responsive.
electronicsguy wrote:I feel simply dismissing it as "not needed" is somewhat of a short-term vision. If its truly horrendous to admin, that's understandable. But simply a not needed argument reminds me of people circa 2000 saying cap. touchscreen phones are not needed, or camera phones are not needed.
I'll agree somewhat on the grounds that discounting someone opinion because "it just works" is shortsighted. We should be able to "discuss" things on what is a discussion board without dismissing other peoples opinions out of hand.
To add a little of my own personal opinion about the forums default theme. My one complaint I've had since day one of the "respite" theme is that while pretty, it was hobled by not allowing users to "Mark All post as read".