I disagree with Zach, the audio link should default to on, with an
option to turn it off.  The preferences of the existing players are not

I also think that 8 players on a single audio link is not at all
impractical, given the expected conversation latency.  I'm regularly on
conference calls with that number of people, and we all learn rapidly to
do random back-off, just like in real life.

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