I'm trying to make a decision on the choice of a forum to go with my WP installation. I want to make the right choice, because changing later would not a be fun task.
I understand the obvious advantages of bbpress, but then there are the obvious drawbacks of its few features (like user levels, as one obvious example).
But here is what I am wondering about: would it be worth going with bbpress now because it is part of the buddypress plugin, which will shortly be ported over to WordPress (as opposed to WPMU), or even made a part of WordPress in some near future moment of singularity? When/if that happens, I'd think that the bbpress part of buddypress part of WordPress would begin to advance forward.