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User & Date: wyoung 2018-08-08 18:55:13
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2018-08-08
18:58
Fixed some incorrect uses of Markdown backticks in a document declared as wiki format. check-in: 76ca1f82 user: wyoung tags: trunk
18:55
Link fix in previous check-in: be74f259 user: wyoung tags: trunk
18:52
Several improvements to the new forum.wiki document check-in: f85bc326 user: wyoung tags: trunk
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  *  Posts can be marked up using Fossil's existing [/md_rules |
     Markdown] and [/wiki_rules | Wiki] markup languages. No longer must
     you choose to restrict your discussion forums to plain text only
     (good for security) or to allow HTML-formatted MIME email (good for
     complex discussions). Fossil Forums provide <em>enough</em>
     formatting without giving up security.

  *  Fossil forums integrate with third-party [mail transfer

     agents][MTA]. If you've got mail service configured on the server
     hosting your Fossil instance, it can send notifications of new
     posts to interested forum users, complete with message content for
     those that prefer to visit the forum only when they need to post
     something.

  *  Because Fossil accepts forum posts only via the web UI, it is
     inherently [./antibot.wiki | protected against bots].

[MTA]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Message_transfer_agent


<h2>Setting up a Fossil Forum</h2>

<h3>Permissions</h3>

Fossil forums use the same role-based access control mechanism as
for normal Fossil repository logins.







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  *  Posts can be marked up using Fossil's existing [/md_rules |
     Markdown] and [/wiki_rules | Wiki] markup languages. No longer must
     you choose to restrict your discussion forums to plain text only
     (good for security) or to allow HTML-formatted MIME email (good for
     complex discussions). Fossil Forums provide <em>enough</em>
     formatting without giving up security.

  *  Fossil forums integrate with third-party
     [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Message_transfer_agent | message transfer agents]
     such as Postfix, Exim, and Sendmail.  If you've got mail service
     configured on the server hosting your Fossil instance, it can send
     notifications of new posts to interested forum users, complete with
     message content for those that prefer to visit the forum only when
     they need to post something.

  *  Because Fossil accepts forum posts only via the web UI, it is
     inherently [./antibot.wiki | protected against bots].




<h2>Setting up a Fossil Forum</h2>

<h3>Permissions</h3>

Fossil forums use the same role-based access control mechanism as
for normal Fossil repository logins.