PhpBB (Internet Forum)
This term has been covered by the website Wikipedia as "phpBB"
This mediawiki site, a `wiki dictionary` about the nature and practice of free improvisation declines to duplicate the content of that listing. Below there is an introduction - a simple copy and paste. from Wikipedia then a link to the Wikipedia entry.
Relevance to improvisers networks online
The `Discussion board and forums for improvisers` is a `phpBB site.
Introduction, copied from Wikipedia
phpBB is an Internet forum package in the PHP scripting language. The name "phpBB" is an abbreviation of PHP Bulletin Board. Available under the GNU General Public License, phpBB is free and open-source.
Features of phpBB include support for multiple database engines (PostgreSQL, SQLite, MySQL, Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Server), flat message structure (as opposed to threaded), hierarchical subforums, topic split/merge/lock, user groups, multiple attachments per post, full-text search, plugins and various notification options (e-mail, Jabber instant messaging, ATOM feeds).