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mwForum is a Web-based discussion forum system. It's based on Perl CGI scripts, uses a MySQL database and is compatible with mod_perl 1.0 and 2.0 for optimal performance. The program's design goals are comfortable operation and administration, stability, security and speed, a professional and consistent look, and lean and clean code to make customization easy. The package has language modules for 13 lanaguages.


User README available from; User FAQ available from


Download version 2.5.1 (stable)
released on 31 March 2005


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey27 April 2001

Leaders and contributors

Carlo Teubner Contributor
Marko Njezic Contributor
Milivoj Ivkovic Contributor
Markus Wichitill Maintainer
Arne Bochem Contributor
Benjamin Franz Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
General Forum
Support Forum
Developer Forum

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Perl
Required to use MySQL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 May 2005.


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