The beta for Joomla 1.6 was released in May 2010. That was a year and a half ago. It is now almost 2012 and there is still no JComments version for Joomla 1.6!
In the JComments forum, the author said that he would release it before November and then he came back in December and now claims that he will release it December. The Joomla 2.5 beta will be out this month and there is still no JComments version for even Joomla 1.6!
I am now trying to figure out how to pump the comments out of JComments and into another commenting system so I can release my 1.7 site. I posted to the JComment forums and nobody responds.
The worst decision I ever made was to choose this tool. Very frustrating.
I am very sorry that you have got such troubles with JComments. Unfortunatelly I am alone developer and I have to develop JComments, modules and plugins and support users on 2 languages. Of course there are periods when I could not visit the forum but I always answer all questions on forum. This is free extension and I can not provide 24/7 support for free, but I do my best to answer users as soon as possible.
Yes, I have promised to release new version extension in November and I have changed release date to December. But I work alone and I can not work more than 16 hours per day. For last year no one user had contributed any piece of code for JComments development. But I very appreciated to all translators and testers who help me.
In any case, I do my best to release JComments for Joomla 1.7/Joomla 2.5 in December. All users of previous versions would be able update their JComments to latest version without any troubles.