phpBB 3.1 launch
phpBB is about to release version 3.1, almost 7 years after the 3.0 release:
They basically restructured/rewrote the whole framework and added features, that other forum solutions have had for years.
Thank god they got rid of MODs, I have painful memories of having to walk through all files and apply code changes manually on every update.
When I first took a look at vanilla 1 in 2009 and decided against it, because it seemed too simple I was thinking something along the lines of "I'll just wait for phpBB 3.1 which is to be released soon anyway".
Nonetheless, their developement setup is impressive, automatic daily builds, unit testing, security review etc.