Over WPMU.org Sarah Gooding blogs about a few nice features that the forthcoming 1.7 version of BuddyPress will bring to the table. If you’re a BuddyPress fiend than do check out her article. Only thing I wished she’d worded differently is the mention of the Group Forums disappearing because they’re not.
BuddyPress itself will stop shipping the old stand-alone version of bbPress (which powered the old forums), but instead BuddyPress 1.7 relies on the bbPress plugin entirely for the forums. So they’re not going anywhere, you just need to switch to bbPress for the most awesomest forum experience. [Read more…] about BuddyPress 1.7 Comes With Shiny New Features