Mia'cova writes: phpBB3 RC1 was released today. Version 2 was initially released five years ago in 2002. This marks a major next step in the development of the platform. Some new features include multiple attachments, unlimited subforums, custom bbcodes, a user control panel, jabber notifications, and friend/foe lists. Check out a longer feature list and keep an eye out for your favorite phpBB-powered forums to start getting updated.