=- Bill Balcerski wrote on Sat 23.Feb'08 at  7:16:19 -0500 -=

> At the very least, the refit rules should be in the server options
> so a player doesn't have to guess as to the refit rules every time
> the play.

This applies to so many features that could be changed by sysdef or
code hacks... but there is only limited space to display it all.
What's important to list first until the space runs out?

> From Paradise 2000 README:

Please, can we focus on replacing that with a more useful standard
P-client rather than using this as a reference for anything?
Avoid any reference to it in the future, thank you.

> On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 1:37 AM, Karthik Arumugham <karthik at karthik.com> wrote:
> > It would be nice if the current key maintainer would review the
> > features being added to clients instead of simply blindly
> > issuing keys, as well. (No offense intended, Carlos; I know you
> > don't really have too much extra time to spend on Netrek, but we
> > DO need reviews of things like this before issuing keys.)

Why does this sound so familiar to me?
I guess because I raised this issue some months ago.
Is there _now_ enough need for a change?

> Those two features you mentioned existed in other clients first
> before I added them, mactrek for zoom, and paradise 2000 for one
> key twarp.
> {...}
> For things existing in a blessed client already, I didn't see the
> need to feature packet it.

Still, others doing bad is no requirement or permission to do bad
Lead by good example.
Make it optional, leave it up to the server admin to activate, the
community to test and judge it's acceptance.
Then we still can separate between fun and sports configuration.

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EVERY effort counts: at least to show your attitude.
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