Update of /cvsroot/netrek/client/netrekxp/resources/docs
In directory sc8-pr-cvs7.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv18138/resources/docs

Modified Files:
	changes.txt hints.dat netrekrc_options.txt 
Log Message:
Addition of core flag to planet info and planet menu.
New quit window stuff.
More work on planet bitmaps and draw functions.

Index: hints.dat
RCS file: /cvsroot/netrek/client/netrekxp/resources/docs/hints.dat,v
retrieving revision 1.5
retrieving revision 1.6
diff -u -d -r1.5 -r1.6
--- hints.dat	21 Apr 2006 11:35:02 -0000	1.5
+++ hints.dat	16 May 2006 05:10:13 -0000	1.6
@@ -7,6 +7,7 @@
 an observer can lock onto a cloaked teammate from the player list.
 macros can be sent using players from the player list as the target. Some default distresses can be sent this way too.
 you can change the dashboard clock to a timer through the Visuals Menu. The \ key is default for reseting the timer.
+short packets reduce the amount of information your client receives.  Unless you are playing on a terrible net connection, leave short packets off!
 when you are low on planets, you should let the more experienced players pick the armies. Those should not be wasted.
 when you are in doubt, you should ask a Commodore, Rear Adm. or Admiral for advice.
 when your team has lots of armies, you should not be afraid to pick them. They'll get bombed anyway.

Index: netrekrc_options.txt
RCS file: /cvsroot/netrek/client/netrekxp/resources/docs/netrekrc_options.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.6
retrieving revision 1.7
diff -u -d -r1.6 -r1.7
--- netrekrc_options.txt	14 May 2006 02:14:54 -0000	1.6
+++ netrekrc_options.txt	16 May 2006 05:10:13 -0000	1.7
@@ -109,6 +109,7 @@
 # on - COW style
 # off - old style
+newQuit:                  (on/off) use new quit window
 newSound:                 (on/off) use layered, stereo sound   
 newSoundAngles:           (on/off) use 3D sound effects (only works if newSound is on)
 omitTeamLetter:           (on/off) omit team letter on galaxy

Index: changes.txt
RCS file: /cvsroot/netrek/client/netrekxp/resources/docs/changes.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.44
retrieving revision 1.45
diff -u -d -r1.44 -r1.45
--- changes.txt	14 May 2006 02:14:54 -0000	1.44
+++ changes.txt	16 May 2006 05:10:13 -0000	1.45
@@ -1,7 +1,8 @@
 Version TBA:
+- new netrekrc option, "newQuit (on/off)", to use new quit window
 - new netrekrc option, "planetBitmapGalaxy: (0-3)", same options as planetBitmap, but now you have
   the choice to change map display planets too!  And have map and local planets use different
-  bitmap sets
+  bitmap sets.
 - fixed bug where map window border wasn't being redrawn on death
 - shortpackets is now off by default.  In the current state of internet connectivity, most people
   don't need the reduced packets, which don't send complete information and break certain features
@@ -9,8 +10,8 @@
   shield/cloak status for warp 0 players, etc.
 - fix to problem with bottom and right borders in certain windows (like map) getting overwritten
 - new planet bitmaps!  Using Defcom's art.  Changeable via planets menu.
-- client now recognizes planets that are flagged as "core", waiting on server patch to
-  actually get this information
+- client now recognizes planets that are flagged as "core": this shows up in planet list menu,
+  planet info, and core planets also use different bitmaps in the "New Color" bitmap set
 - redesigned color1 ori GA so it's not the same pic as base
 - double buffering now in (to reduce flicker)
 - added link to genocide.netrek.org newbie manual to replace broken link