On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 09:03:44PM +1000, David Hurst wrote: > Just wanted to add my 2 cents and say that anything that makes the client > more accessible on windows is a big plus to me. Even though i'm happy to > set the game up on linux, most of my friends are not, by offering support > to windows we can gain access to a larger player base.
I don't want to beat a dead horse but I just want to say that this logic has NEVER worked out in almost 30 years now. It will not cause a larger player base. Installing Linuix, however, does. > > Regards, > Saru > > On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 3:22 PM, BloodyShade <bloodysh...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On 8/15/2017 2:00 AM, Ruben Safir wrote: > > > >> On 08/14/2017 05:39 PM, Kevin Zheng wrote: > >> > >>> . If you play, > >>> but use a package from your OS, I don't see how this impacts you. > >>> > >> > >> I compile it > >> > >> and I don't think there is a package. I hate cmakes license, and I'm > >> not found of its syntax either. > >> > >> I'm just generally sick of BSD junk being forced on me, and FWIW, if it > >> never compiles on Windows, that is fine as well. > >> > >> > >> > >> > > So you'd rather make it both harder to maintain and less platform > > independent for others just because of your ideological standpoint in > > regards to licenses and some minor inconvenience of installing a few more > > packages? > > > > Also, as Kevin said, you can keep using the old system and adapt it to > > your own needs, nobody is forcing anything on anybody here. > > > > Back when I used to play, I had to change things in the source and > > basically rewrite the msvc project completely to be able to compile it on > > windows xp/7 at the time. > > Kevin might even remotely remember me, since I reported many ansi c (and > > other) issues, which I found during that time. > > > > In short, making the source more platform independent and easier to > > maintain for the current maintainers sound like a good step forward to me. > > > > Regards, > > BloodyShade > > > > _______________________________________________ > > crossfire mailing list > > email@example.com > > http://mailman.metalforge.org/mailman/listinfo/crossfire > > > _______________________________________________ > crossfire mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://mailman.metalforge.org/mailman/listinfo/crossfire -- So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches mythological proportions in the mind of the world - RI Safir 1998 http://www.mrbrklyn.com DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI Safir 2002 http://www.nylxs.com - Leadership Development in Free Software http://www2.mrbrklyn.com/resources - Unpublished Archive http://www.coinhangout.com - coins! http://www.brooklyn-living.com Being so tracked is for FARM ANIMALS and and extermination camps, but incompatible with living as a free human being. -RI Safir 2013 _______________________________________________ crossfire mailing list email@example.com http://mailman.metalforge.org/mailman/listinfo/crossfire