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Which do you prefer?

SimplePortal
219 (49.1%)
TinyPortal
127 (28.5%)
Other/Neither
100 (22.4%)

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Offline Douggy

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SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« on: July 29, 2009, 05:30:01 PM »
In your own personal opinion/preference, which do you like better?

SimplePortal or TinyPortal?

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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2009, 05:56:47 PM »
So far, running beta4 of TinyPortal, I gotta say, I'm pretty happy with it!
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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2009, 06:13:15 PM »
Simple Portal.
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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2009, 06:14:49 PM »
TinyPortal.

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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2009, 06:19:01 PM »
Better question is: why?

But keep it civil, if it gets out of hand this topic will likely be locked.
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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2009, 06:31:21 PM »
Well, best thing, a feature-overview, but I can't seem to find a feature-overview of SimplePortal...
and the TinyPortal's feature-overview is well... erm... tiny.

I don't know, I like TinyPortal, that's it for me, as long as it works and does what I want, you won't hear me complain.
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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2009, 06:43:53 PM »
Feature overview, like this?

http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=1104

Didn't want to post TP's, as I wasn't sure which one best promotes their features.
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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2009, 07:24:37 PM »
I prefer Tiny Portal myself if we're talking about 1.1.x. For SMF 2.0 there is no available TP yet so that puts it out of the running.

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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2009, 08:48:43 PM »
SimplePortal. I've tried both and that's my choice. It's, well, ummm...simpler.

BTW why is this in the Support forum? It's a discussion topic. ;)

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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2009, 08:52:21 PM »
Good point. Moving to Chit chat in 3, 2, 1....................

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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2009, 09:00:34 PM »
Tiny Portal.
Somehow it seemed more handy, to me, I think. Its file repository is nice (though I don't use it, but this doesn't change the fact that it's nice. *nods dumbly*)

Though since it's not available for 2.0 I've started using Simple Portal out of commodity and I like it. It does what it says and it doesn't stand in your way. Exactly what one would ask from a piece of good software, I guess.
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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2009, 09:17:16 PM »
Simple Portal

Why?

Friendly team and friendly support

Website and Forum for FULL support

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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2009, 01:53:07 AM »
My question is: Whats with the easy and small-adjective named portals? Im waiting for a DifficultPortal or a LargePortal to be released...
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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2009, 02:09:21 AM »
My question is: Whats with the easy and small-adjective named portals? Im waiting for a DifficultPortal or a LargePortal to be released...
I'm on the dev team for ComplicatedPortal.

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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2009, 02:14:05 AM »
Because 90% of forum admins are the 'fix it and forget it' type. They want something they can set up without consulting a manual, and something that will work 100% of the time. Yet they also want powerful features. This is something that devs have to balance, making a powerful system that's easy to administrate. It can go overboard, though. It can be like creating an iPhone, with huge power but oversimplified systems (just an opinion) versus a Windows Mobile phone with huge power but complicated systems (yet another opinion). Something needs to be in the middle with huge power by simple systems that take advantage of it.
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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #15 on: July 30, 2009, 05:01:31 AM »
Tiny Portal. :D
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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #16 on: July 30, 2009, 12:18:24 PM »
My question is: Whats with the easy and small-adjective named portals? Im waiting for a DifficultPortal or a LargePortal to be released...
I'm on the dev team for ComplicatedPortal.

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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #17 on: July 30, 2009, 12:54:00 PM »
I added a poll cause I'm awesome :D.


I like SP better, I've used TP, and it was my first portal, but SP seems faster and easier for me. I love the features (especially the way articles work) and I've found it really simple to use.

I work on SP's strings too (I'm Language Coordinator), so I'd hope I preferred it :P.
For the record, that's not why I prefer it, I honestly came to SP because I liked it, and THEN was put on the team :P
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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #18 on: July 30, 2009, 03:31:09 PM »
simpleportal

i like it

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Re: SimplePortal vs TinyPortal - Which do you PREFER?
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2009, 06:24:54 PM »
I'm on the dev team for ComplicatedPortal.


Both teams are great, but my preferred portal is ...  ;)
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