On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 07:57:22PM -0400, Jeffrey Nowakowski wrote:
> The best way to grow the netrek community is to drop all frivolous
> projects and work on the really important one.  Since we've been at
> one main server for several years now, it shouldn't be too hard to
> spot a spike.

Yes, I agree.  However I wasn't asking for how to do it, I was asking
for a measure so that after we've done it we can judge how well we did

> The really important project is to get netrek as a single download
> that includes a spiffy client with a tutorial.  The download should
> include the server so the user can play without connecting to the
> network.  It should run under 95/98/NT.  It should include an option
> for a small sized map that lets a small group of office workers play
> and have fun.

I agree, this should be done.  Last time I looked into it, I tried an
old version of Cygwin to do the port.  I got stuck (again) on the
inheritance of open socket file descriptors during a fork().  Anyone
know if that is fixed yet?

James Cameron    mailto:quozl at us.netrek.org     http://quozl.netrek.org/