On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 09:55:41PM +0200, Narcis wrote:
> 1.) i am trying to find out how observer mode works. Connecting to  
> eg. pickled at 2593 is apparently not enough. I tried JTrek too. but  
> am in the dark what a client should do to act as observer

Observer mode is very like playing mode.

> 2.) what would be good metaservers to probe? metaserver.netrek.org ?  
> what else? and would they list the same servers or different ones?

Should probe all of them, and merge the result.  Use UDP for the probe.

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