--- Durk Talsma <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> schrieb am So, 27.7.2008: > Von: Durk Talsma <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Betreff: [Flightgear-devel] Traffic Manager II > An: firstname.lastname@example.org, [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Datum: Sonntag, 27. Juli 2008, 11:50 > Hi All, > > Here's just a quick heads up regarding some future > plans. I've been planning > to work on a revamped traffic manager for quite some time > now. Yesterday, > with a big thunderstorm rolling in, I figured I had a good > excuse to stay > indoors and get some coding done. > > So what is traffic manager II? Well the main difference is > that it will become > a lot easier for users to develop their own traffic. > Instead of going through > a complicated procedure of compiling a sequence of flights > into an xml file, > the new version just requires a plain text file that > specifies which aircraft > are available and which flights are required to be > operated. Traffic manager > than automatically assigns flights to aircraft. In essence, > the strict > one-to-one coupling of Aircraft and routes is no longer > there, but determined > dynamically. > > The biggest advantages of this approach are twofold: 1) > Easier User > configurability, and 2) increased flexibility. At this > stage, I cannot tell > wether traffic manager II is going to be backward > compatible with the > currently existing xml files. I hope to be able to do that. > > I'm cross posting this message to both flightgear-devel > and flightgear-users, > because I know there are quite a few flightgear-users > subscribers working on > developing traffic plans. I will certainly take a few more > weeks (maybe even > a few months) before this will be production ready. > However, if you are > interested in the new format, feel free to drop you a note, > and I'm happy to > make a concept of the new format available. Many thanks go > out to Gabor Toth, > in this respect, for laying out the ground work for the new > traffic format. > > Cheers, > Durk > Sounds good, but there is one question left for me cause I amybe did not understnad it right: Will it be still possible to create AI-Traffic after real timetables?
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