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Initially, it was designed solely as a rewrite of UBB, in PHP using My SQL, and was meant only for their own forum.Other UBB owners expressed interest in the solution, and they offered to sell it to Infopop, but their proposal was rejected.
against Xen Foro Ltd., and its founders Kier, Mike and Ashley.
To help with the scale of the project, two additional developers, Freddie Bingham and Mike Sullivan were brought on to help finish v Bulletin 2.
Kier Darby was brought on during the v Bulletin 2.0 Beta phase to further development.
As their site grew, they noticed that their software, written in Perl using a flat-file database, could not always cope with the number of users they had.
In February 2000, the two decided that it would be better to write their own solution as both were unfamiliar with the software's code and thus unable to optimize it.