This is a collection of may articles on the Dolphin Viewer.
This is one of the younger third party viewers (TPV). It is similar to Imprudence and Phoenix. The user interface is based on the series 1 viewers. The code is a blend of old series 1 and new series 2.
It has many of the neat features found in TPV’s. The Dolphin Viewer blog is good about explaining the new features in each new release.
Group Chat Simon Linden Tells us: Yes some of the chat servers have been having troubles in the last few days. I’ve been looking into that … the code running there isn’t super new, and the outages might be timed with some of those [hardware update] restarts. In any case, there is an update soon … Continue reading →
Viewers The Group Ban Viewer has been promoted to the main viewer: 3.7.13 (292225). The release notes are here. So, if you own a group and have problem people, you can ban them and they will not be able to get back in. Otherwise there are no changes to the Linden Lab viewer line up. … Continue reading →
The Memorial Day holiday is over in the United States. I’m back and staff is back to work at the Lab. Servers This week there are no server rollouts. I’ve seen a couple of comments about unusually intense griefing. But, I haven’t seen it happening in my travels, but SL is a big place. I … Continue reading →
We seem to be coming to a crunch point in viewers. The Lab is changing things so quickly third party developers have a challenge keeping up. Henri Beauchamp does well with Cool VL Viewer, which is a viewer based on V3 code with a vintage V1 user interface. Niran seems to have leapfrogged the Niran’s … Continue reading →
It has been a while since I took a look at a number of viewers. Rather than post them separately, I’ve lumped them together, except for Nirans. I had not used it for months, so I expected lots of changes. SL Viewers The main Linden Viewer is still at version 3.4.5 (270263), pre CHUI (Chat … Continue reading →
A new release of the Dolphin 3 Viewer is out. It has been updated to have the latest changes from the Linden Lab® Viewer and Marine Kelly’s updates to RLV 2.08.03.04. The Lab’s updates include the code for Large Group Editing, handling the object properties Creator when there are multiple creators, and Maturity functions. I’ve … Continue reading →
Lance has a new release of the Dolphin 3 Viewer out. There is nothing Earth shattering in this release. More fixes and some new minor additions. There are a couple of known bugs. One has to do with a Texture Refresh crashing the viewer. There is a fix for that and he plans to have … Continue reading →