Le Tigre, Magnum, and Snack will get version #18.04.30.515008. This version has the changes to improve regions crossings and teleports. These are changes in how region servers talk to each other. No new user-side toys. Continue reading →
No Deploys post this week. Rider Linden at the Server-Scripting UG told us, “So, The internal fixes on the RCs from last week should be rolling to the main grid this week. Snack is getting a new roll that we hope will address some of the region crossing issues.
Release notes are on the way. We’ve made some changes on the back end with respect to message reliability that we are hoping makes the transitions a bit more reliable.”
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If I understand… (if I’m not making sense, that is because I’m not making sense. Medical drugs and lack of good sleep. Bronchitis.) The region crossing related change roll out on AGNI in the Snack RC regions.
Rider, “Also, the name functions are available on my testing regions on Aditi. (Sylveon, Leafeon, etc).”
I think these are the new functions for names from UUID and UUID from name. I doubt you can change your name.
Mazidox Linden, “There is a bunch of regions around a region called “Est Full2” on Aditi that have the relevant code to test region crossing.” Continue reading →
Blue Steel, Le Tigre, and Magnum will update to version #18.04.09.514272. Internal changes and… a fix for BUG-214702 – LSL HTTP In returning fairly frequent 503 errors.
The capability for handling offline messaging is being worked on. The cap has been improved but there is a problem with Friend Requests. If one is sent while you are offline, there is no way to accept it that works. Being fixed.
Winters back… Run!
As it is the underlying system that allows Friend Requests can fail in several ways, it may take some time to fix the problem as it is a base system.
Oz Linden: The test channels [on ADITI] have the new improved throttles for LSL HTTP-in that I’ve discussed on the forums (and documented on the wiki)
Rider Linden: Those [test channels] are currently available on Aditi: Umbreon and the adjoining region. But Mazidox may have put them on other regions as well. Continue reading →
From the Server and Scripting UG we hear about more region crossing work. Simon Linden is doing some work on crossings. BUG-214653 – After half-unsit at failed region crossing on vehicle due to network lag, “Unsit” button will not work.
Crossing regions at speed… fast cars, planes, boats, and motorcycles, have a big problem. I was recently testing an Apolon helicopter. Great fun. But, region crossings are an annoyance. Continue reading →
This week was a <15-minute meeting. So, not much news.
On the viewer front, there are no imminent updates. So, we likely won’t see any RC or Project viewers changing status this coming week.
All I ever wanted.
The new server-side capabilities were deployed. The viewers haven’t been released. They are still being tweaked. The Abuse Report category change from built into the viewer to delivered by the servers hickuped. The Lindens left out the ‘localization’. Oops. English only. That is being fixed.
Bakes-On Project Viewer passed QA, Oz was unsure of when it was being released (ta-da: released 3/30). See the release notes.
BUG-215951 – Option to allow nearest neighbor on textured faces. The feature request was rejected. So, this is an example of what a definite Linden ‘no’ looks like.
I take it that some core functionality in the render engine would have to change and the Lindens don’t see an acceptable benefit ratio.
The Lindens are aware of an HTTPS problem for those scripting HTTPS data transfer. They plan to fix it, they just haven’t gotten there yet.
That is about it for the meeting. This link to the video leads to a very quiet meeting this week.
It is Tuesday (well, would have been if I had remembered to post this…) and the main channel was updated to version #18.03.14.513292. The changes are the ever-occurring Internal fixes then logging to help diagnose an issue with in-world HTTP servers returning HTTP 503 (BUG-214702), adding a new capability to request IMs that were delivered to the requesting agent while the agent was offline, and adding a new capability to request the most up to date list of abuse report categories.
Until we have a viewer update that can use the new caps, we can’t see or use the new additions.
Wednesday, the Blue Steel channel will be updated with version #18.03.17.513365, ‘internal changes’.
Le Tigre and Magnum may get an update. The Lindens had not decided on a version as I write this. The entry for these channels is a little confusing as they show the #18.03.14.513292 version, which I suspect many will assume is an update going to these channels. But it went to the main channel and may remain in these RC channels. Continue reading →
Le Tigre and Magnum update to #18.03.14.513292. Internal fixes, logging to help diagnose an issue with in-world HTTP servers returning HTTP 503 (BUG-214702), adds a new capability to request IMs that were delivered to the requesting agent while the agent was offline, and adds a new capability to request the most up to date list of abuse report categories.
These ‘adds’ will require a viewer that can use them. Which I assume is somewhere in the QA pipeline. Continue reading →