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Re: GGZ (was:Is this list still alive?)

On Friday 12 January 2001 00:39, Josef Spillner wrote:

> My current ambition is to help out building up an infrastructure for
> online games (project GNU Gaming Zone), and there is a strong need for
> games with multiplayer support. It's not just the games, but also the
> surrounding things. Recently I thought about a website dedicated to
> Open Source online games: Log in via HTML/PHP (whatever), click on the
> game you like and start playing. That would require a nice server

If you mean games-you-play-in-a-browser that wouldn't be too hard to 
implement. But for "normal" native-executables-sitting-on-your-hdd I 
don't think that's possible. It would mean letting the webserver or 
browser execute arbitrary code on your system...

Christian Reiniger
LGDC Webmaster (http://sunsite.dk/lgdc/)

Pretty cool, the kind of power information technology puts in our hands
these days.

- Securityfocus on probing 36000000 hosts for known problems in 3 weeks

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