The lawsuit alleges "widespread infringement and unlawful exploitation" of v Bulletin's source code and "equally damaging misappropriation of trade secrets" developed and owned by v Bulletin with "investments of millions of dollars over the last ten years." The lawsuit further alleges that the developers of Xen Foro Ltd.
However, as time progressed, it proved to be a complete rewrite.
Some of the key advantages over v Bulletin 2 are as follows: v Bulletin 3.6 introduced features such as the multi-quote system, the infractions system, the ability to automatically post threads and announcements from RSS feeds, and podcasting support.
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.
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.
Percival decided to step down as lead developer and product manager, turning his roles over to Kier Darby.
v Bulletin 3 was under development for nearly two years as it went from a mere improvement on v Bulletin 2 to a complete rewrite.
Bu güncelleştirme olmazsa yeni çıkan v Bulletin sürümleri kullanılamaz.
v Bulletin 5 ile beraber Jelsoft tarafından bulut hizmetide verilmeye başlamıştır.
On 29 October 2010, Internet Brands filed a second lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California through its wholly owned subsidiary v Bulletin Solutions, Inc.