Author: jtn Date: Mon Jul 11 21:14:43 2016 New Revision: 33222 URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/freeciv?rev=33222&view=rev Log: Better documentation of special notation in chat messages.
See gna bug #24841. Modified: trunk/data/helpdata.txt Modified: trunk/data/helpdata.txt URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/freeciv/trunk/data/helpdata.txt?rev=33222&r1=33221&r2=33222&view=diff ============================================================================== --- trunk/data/helpdata.txt (original) +++ trunk/data/helpdata.txt Mon Jul 11 21:14:43 2016 @@ -1809,22 +1809,27 @@ [help_chatline] name = _("Chatline") text = _("\ -The client has a primitive chat interface. The lines you type \ -are sent to all players, except:\ +The client has a primitive chat interface. The lines you type are \ +sent to all players, or only to your allies if the client is configured \ +for that, except:\ "), _("\ - Messages starting with '/' are interpreted as server commands \ and executed, if you have the required access level.\ "), _("\ - Messages starting with 'John:' are private messages to 'John'. \ -Names can be abbreviated. The server looks for players named 'John' \ -and if that fails tries to match a username beginning with 'John' (like \ -'Johnathan').\ +Names can be abbreviated, or surrounded with double-quotes if they \ +have spaces. The server looks for players named 'John' and if that \ +fails tries to match a username beginning with 'John' (like 'Johnathan').\ "), _("\ - Messages starting with 'John::' are private messages as above, but \ -will match only users (not players) named 'John'. 'Johnathan' will \ -still match.\ -"), _("\ - - Messages starting with '.' will be sent only to all your allies.\ +will match only users (not players) named 'John'. A user name 'Johnathan' \ +will still be matched.\ +"), _("\ + - Messages starting with ':' will be sent to everyone (even if your \ +client is configured to send only to allies by default).\ +"), _("\ + - Messages starting with '.' will be sent only to all your allies (or, \ +if you're a global observer, only to other global observers).\ "), _("\ Featured text (GTK):\n\ ====================\n\ _______________________________________________ Freeciv-commits mailing list Freecivemail@example.com https://mail.gna.org/listinfo/freeciv-commits