As I'm sure many of you know, a new plug-in called Word Press symposium is in the works. I was wondering if any current BuddyPress users have looked into this feature. So far, all the conversation has revolved around WPS as a Buddy Press "alternative" and "replacement." But why not use the two plug-ins side-by-side to create an even more powerful social network?
I don't see Word Press symposium as dynamic enough to completely replace my Buddy Press network, but I do believe that certain features of WPS (like the Forums) can benefit various blogs in my WPMU Buddy Press network, especially those blogs operated by people who don't want to use the buddy press groups feature. In essence, I'm looking to create social networks within a social network, where each blog is a social network within the larger buddy press site.
So, as for my specific question (and yes, I realize that people on these forums are knowledgeable about Buddy Press and not Wordpress symposium), but based on your knowledge of things like user meta tables, would it be possible for Buddy Press users (i.e. they have Buddy Press profiles) to be able to post on Wordpress symposium forums?
I'd certainly appreciate your thoughts and feedback on such an idea. Thanks in advance.