Amethyst started as a port of Infobot to POE, continuing as a generic bot core with the ability to handle multiple connections using different protocols (not necessarily IRC) and soft route the incoming messages through a number of processing centres. One of these processing centres contains much of the original Infobot core.
panFora is a full featured, high performance Web-based collaboration tool for discussion forums and file sharing. Using standard web browsers and a multi-framed/windowed approach, it has a desktop application feel familiar to users of desktop email/newsgroup tools. A traditional single-frame web layout is also available as a user preference. Extensive admin features allow forums to be created, customized, colorized, reconfigured and maintained, completely from the web. Other unique features include hierarchical topic structure, announcements by groups, and full but safe HTML formatting support in message posts. A popular high performance open-source embedded database is built-in; no database installation is required by the user, making panFora installation fast and easy.
Oxygen is a powerful online discussion board system. Posted messages are displayed on the forum with the name, topic, moderator type, total post, and the date of the last post. It supports anonymous users and gives registered users full rights to edit, delete, and add their messages to the forums.
Sukiyaki was born out of what the author sees as a much needed improvement to current imageboard/BBS software. They're flaky, often have security flaws that users take advantage of, and worst of all, they have the same UI from the mid-nineties. It's time for an update! Sukiyaki visually organizes replies in threads so that it is clear who the reply is sent to. It is written using Django with its wonderful ORM, which helps reduce security vulnerabilities. It has been tested in production and is stable. It also includes a unique system for user-ranking of posts. Planned features include RSS updates for individual boards and threads, and there is a faster backend (Django-Treebeard).
Synchronet is a portable BBS package that includes integrated telnet, rlogin, FTP, and mail (POP3/SMTP) servers. It includes support for QWK offline readers and networks, FidoNet, RelayNet, DOS/FOSSIL doors (games), 32-bit socket doors, multi-node and private split-screen chat, and much more.
vmodemd is a telnet server designed to run old DOS BBS systems and door games. It listens for incoming TCP connections on a defined port, does a minimal telnet handshake if needed, and then starts to proxy all data to a PTY which is bound to a dosemu virtual serial port. vmodemd supports any number of virtual modems, can display customized banners if all modems are busy, can terminate a serial app when a telnet connection is unexpectedly dropped, and run custom scripts before passing control to dosemu, allowing you to pass relevant data like incoming IP address to the DOS app.
SiteNet BBS makes it possible to add a full set of professional and attractive forums to your Web site with ease. Fast, customizable, unlimited forums, moderation, upload of user images, user profiles, emoticons, e-mail notification, and many other features are included, along with extensive admin and moderator admin panels for managing all aspects of your forums. Also included is a special setup interface to ensure easy installation.