Hi Petr.

Am Donnerstag 06 März 2008 14:50 schrieb Petr Gotthard:
> Hi Oliver,
> the HLA specifications (IEEE 1516) are not free, that's a disadvantage.
> However there are open-source HLA run-time environments (e.g.
> http://www.cert.fr/CERTI), so it's not necessary to implement whole new HLA
> run-time environment.
> Regarding the multiplayer in FlightGear I see two options:
> 1) Either to implement a FlightGear proprietary protocol for multiplayer
> with a gateway to HLA, or 2) to actually use native HLA as a multiplayer
> protocol.

I see no point in implementing our own protocol and an additional gateway, 
when we can directly use HLA.
As long as we can implement and redistribute the federate code under GPL (or 
compliant license) we can make flightgear act as a HLA federate and use an 
open-source RTI (instead of fgms).


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