=- Mark Mielke wrote on Wed 2.Apr'08 at 16:27:32 -0400 -= > Rado S wrote: >> 1) Netrek is a game, games need fairplay, netrek doesn't have it. > > 1) Netrek rules have been 'fair' since the beginning. If anything, > the rules have been against anything that would upset game play in > the standard mode, precisely because people like the game to be > fair, without surprises. Even though I haven't played in over a > year - I could jump right back in and start ogging away. I mean John's view on fairness. Ask him for details. So you mean his desire for feature-even clients is not justified? >> 2) Dealing with fairplay in netrek would turn more people active. > > 2) I think you are speculating without evidence. The decline of > Netrek is due to many factors, none of which have to do with 'fair > play'. I think you've put more into my statement then was there. I never claimed the decline was due to unfairness. I suggested that if John's view about fairness were to be implemented, it would take more than 1 person doing stuff, and besides John I'd do it for the platforms I have access to, as well as others might for the platforms they have access to. -- © Rado S. -- You must provide YOUR effort for your goal! EVERY effort counts: at least to show your attitude. You're responsible for ALL you do: you get what you give.