Re: [crossfire] IRC Bridges

2019-03-05 Thread Ruben Safir
On Mon, Mar 04, 2019 at 04:39:10AM -0900, Poof wrote: > Good Monday, > > I could not find my mailing list subscription information and so missed the > earlier discussion about Discord. Had to set up a new account. Regardless, as > long as there is a bridge in the #crossfire IRC channel, I'm

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-18 Thread Ruben Safir
On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 04:47:26PM -0800, Mark Wedel wrote: > On 02/18/2019 03:56 PM, bill billy wrote: > > > Anyone else have any thoughts on the archive/history length? > > > >I personally think it should be unlimited. IMO to base a limit on > >time would prevent long term threads and to base it

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-09 Thread Ruben Safir
On 2/8/19 11:54 AM, greenscene8 wrote: > the i tended purpose the intended purpose is to make money for venture capital -- 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

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-09 Thread Ruben Safir
On 2/8/19 7:01 PM, Nathaniel Kipps wrote: > I think the two mentioned were Discord and Slack. I think that both of > them are great choices, they are both propreitary systems and non-starters -- So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-09 Thread Ruben Safir
On 2/8/19 5:16 PM, Rick Tanner wrote: > I appear to be overlooking something.. Where is the "ownership" of > Crossfire shown or listed? A better question is who is the ownership of Discourse? It sure isn't anyone that can be trust for say, most of our lifetime From the FSF site: Antifeature:

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-08 Thread Ruben Safir
f police state so you think it is normal. Go away and stay far away from my family. Your a danger. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna968711 > On Friday, February 8, 2019, 2:19:54 PM EST, Ruben Safir > wrote: > > On 2/8/19 11:54 AM, greenscene8 wrote: > > I a

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-08 Thread Ruben Safir
On 2/8/19 11:54 AM, greenscene8 wrote: > I agree... Discord helps keep gaming communities together. Not worth arguing > about. It's an excellent forum to discuss program ideas, the i tended > purpose. If youre worried about the spy state- keep the bomb discussions to > minimal and we should

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-08 Thread Ruben Safir
On 2/8/19 11:54 AM, greenscene8 wrote: > I agree... Discord helps keep gaming communities together. Not worth arguing > about. It's an excellent forum to discuss program ideas, the i tended > purpose. If youre worried about the spy state- keep the bomb discussions to > minimal and we should

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-08 Thread Ruben Safir
On 2/8/19 11:54 AM, greenscene8 wrote: > I agree... Discord helps keep gaming communities together. Not worth arguing > about. It's an excellent forum to discuss program ideas, the i tended > purpose. If youre worried about the spy state- keep the bomb discussions to > minimal and we should

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-07 Thread Ruben Safir
On Thu, Feb 07, 2019 at 08:34:34PM +, bill billy wrote: > I suggest you start citing your sources or stop being a stick in the mud. This is not a debate. > On Thursday, February 7, 2019, 3:28:50 PM EST, Ruben Safir > wrote: > > On Thu, Feb 07, 2019 at 07:15:4

Re: [crossfire] Simple ideas

2019-02-07 Thread Ruben Safir
On Thu, Feb 07, 2019 at 03:26:08PM -0500, Preston Crow wrote: > Maybe all of them?  I have a character with 13 skills at or above > level 110 on Metalforge.  that is really quite good > I get the feeling that I'm never going to > get there in lockpicking or sense curse, but I could conceive of

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-07 Thread Ruben Safir
cellphone tablets so small that noone older than forth car see them or use them... The ignorance is so thick... > > > > On Sunday, February 3, 2019, 4:48:09 PM EST, Nathaniel Kipps > wrote: > > On Sat, Feb 2, 2019 at 9:21 PM Ruben Safir wrote: > > &g

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-07 Thread Ruben Safir
o leave the > community over attempts at becoming more accessibly help anybody or anything? > > On Thursday, February 7, 2019, 10:31:40 AM EST, Ruben Safir > wrote: > > On Sun, Feb 03, 2019 at 04:47:43PM -0500, Nathaniel Kipps wrote: > > On Sat, Feb 2, 2019 at 9:

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-07 Thread Ruben Safir
On Sun, Feb 03, 2019 at 04:47:43PM -0500, Nathaniel Kipps wrote: > On Sat, Feb 2, 2019 at 9:21 PM Ruben Safir wrote: > > > > I see great reasons to end web based forums.. > > > > > > Can you give some of these reasons? I'd love to hear them. > > > &g

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-02 Thread Ruben Safir
On Fri, Feb 01, 2019 at 10:04:30PM -0500, Nathaniel Kipps wrote: > > There is zero reason to move from IRC... thank you. > > Absolutely, we are not proposing to replace the IRC in any way, just > extend it to improve the accessibility. > > > I see great reasons to end web based forums.. > > Can

Re: [crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

2019-02-01 Thread Ruben Safir
On Fri, Feb 01, 2019 at 12:17:08PM -0800, Kevin Zheng wrote: > On 1/31/19 9:47 PM, Mark Wedel wrote: > >  I should probably transfer ownership of crossfire to someone > >else - I haven't had much time to work on it lately, and seems > >unlikely that I'll find time anytime soon.  But that wasn't

Re: [crossfire] encrypting the connection

2017-10-22 Thread Ruben Safir
On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:22:17PM -0400, Preston Crow wrote: > Would it make sense to encrypt the connection between the client and > the server? I'm particularly concerned about the sending of > passwords in plaintext, as they're probably the same as other user > passwords in most cases. >

Re: [crossfire] Oldest character still in game

2017-09-28 Thread Ruben Safir
So here is the crossfire story. There was a youbng women who played metqalforge about 2003 and I was up all the night, constantly, working and worrying. My wife had decided after 9-11 (I live in NYC) to move back to the Midwest and took my 6 kids with her. And the economy in NYC was upside

Re: [crossfire] Oldest character still in game

2017-09-28 Thread Ruben Safir
mrbrklyn is on metalforge for a long time On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 11:55:54AM -0700, Mark Wedel wrote: > On 09/27/2017 10:16 PM, Robert Brockway wrote: > >Hi all. Just occured to me that this might be a fun question to ask. > > > >I have a character that I started playing in 1995, Lars the >

Re: [crossfire] Release proposal

2017-08-23 Thread Ruben Safir
On 06/23/2017 07:56 PM, Rick Tanner wrote: > On 6/23/17 10:02 AM, Matthew Giassa wrote: >> >> Also, has anyone tested how much bandwidth, disk space, etc; the latest >> stable release uses under a test load (i.e. a few users/players)? > > Disk space needed for (trunk only) source content: >

Re: [crossfire] Spellcasting skills definition

2017-08-21 Thread Ruben Safir
at uses Gaea. > Saru > > On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 10:49 PM, Ruben Safir <ru...@mrbrklyn.com> wrote: > > > On 08/20/2017 08:10 PM, David Hurst wrote: > > > I'm working on this as part of my work in improving balance. It may seem > > > odd to want to de

Re: [crossfire] Spellcasting skills definition

2017-08-21 Thread Ruben Safir
On 08/20/2017 08:10 PM, David Hurst wrote: > I'm working on this as part of my work in improving balance. It may seem > odd to want to define skills to improve balance, however, I tend to hit > walls when I'm trying to balance someone else's work and there is no > indication about what vision they

Re: [crossfire] Spellcasting skills definition

2017-08-21 Thread Ruben Safir
what? On Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 04:53:04PM +1000, David Hurst wrote: > Hi all, > > I'm working on improving the messages that players get in general. Today I > was working on spell messages which are provided when learning spells (new) > and viewing learnt spells via the spell menu (commit #20501).

Re: [crossfire] Crossfire Client 1.72.0 is available

2017-08-15 Thread Ruben Safir
n 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 you

Re: [crossfire] Crossfire Client 1.72.0 is available

2017-08-14 Thread Ruben Safir
On 08/14/2017 06:09 PM, Matthew Giassa wrote: > If you have strong opinions you should have voiced them in May 2014 when > CMake supported landed. It was clandestiningly been used before that, FWIW, and the autoconf config had been broken for quite a while. It so happened that in 2014 I was a

Re: [crossfire] Crossfire Client 1.72.0 is available

2017-08-14 Thread Ruben Safir
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

Re: [crossfire] Crossfire Client 1.72.0 is available

2017-08-14 Thread Ruben Safir
> - Replace autoconf/automake build system with CMake why? Why do I need to add an entire new compiler set up. This has been tossed back and forth previously as well causing a creep of compile problems. autoconf is free software and it works. ___

Re: [crossfire] Crossfire Client 1.72.0 is available

2017-08-14 Thread Ruben Safir
> the new location. For Unix-like systems, the new location is > *~/.config/crossfire*. This is a drag and moving my keys around is why I stopped playing the last time. Things should have remained under ./.crossfire -- So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn,

Re: [crossfire] Ideas for balancing tweaks for next release

2017-07-29 Thread Ruben Safir
On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 02:05:00PM +1000, David Hurst wrote: > Hi guys and gals, > > I've been spending a lot of time playing crossfire lately and the > discussion around a new release prompted me to think about some potential > balance improvements that could be made. I am thinking about some of

Re: [crossfire] Release proposal

2017-06-23 Thread Ruben Safir
everytime someone has done something like that, they have regretted it. FWIW, our class was considering writing a nueral network for crossfire On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:01:20PM -0700, Mark Wedel wrote: > On 06/22/2017 09:06 PM, Kevin Zheng wrote: > >Hi there, > > > >It has now been 3 years

Re: [crossfire] compiling sour ce

2016-10-18 Thread Ruben Safir
On 10/17/2016 11:35 PM, Kevin Zheng wrote: > On 10/17/2016 20:26, Ruben Safir wrote: >> CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:43 (install): >> install TARGETS given no RUNTIME DESTINATION for executable target >> "crossfire-client-gtk2". >> >&g

Re: [crossfire] compiling sour ce

2016-10-17 Thread Ruben Safir
On 09/11/2016 03:35 PM, Rick Tanner wrote: > On 9/11/16 2:43 AM, ruben wrote: >> I downloaded the latest bz2 file from sourceforge and it is not >> compiling. I need more specific instruction that this: >> >> symlink you 'arch' direcotry? >> >> Which arch? the kernel source? /usr/include/arch/

Re: [crossfire] compiling sour ce

2016-09-19 Thread Ruben Safir
what is the svn command ;( On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 02:35:43PM -0500, Rick Tanner wrote: > On 9/11/16 2:43 AM, ruben wrote: > > I downloaded the latest bz2 file from sourceforge and it is not > > compiling. I need more specific instruction that this: > > > > symlink you 'arch' direcotry? > > >