> I think adding a new feature to send 32 positions via short packets would be a
> good idea.  I had been planning to do just that, when the netrek CVS went
> down.
Suppose I should mention Netrek XP 2006 draws the new ship bitmaps to
255 positions :P  I'd prefer the actual p_dir be sent if possible, it's
the most important piece of information (imo)  lacking in short packets.