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Bjarke Hammersholt Roune wrote:
>Anyways, I suspect that the people behind the various libs will be *more*
>than happy to write up a little short review of their lib, what it does, how
>well it does it and what the future plans are. We would then only really
I think so as well. (See the other mail on this topic before reading on).
The LGDC has been often called the "best resource for Linux game
developers", so it's in a good enough position for this.
>link to the lib. Only thing left is an index page. Minimum effort (track
PHP is nice for this (btw what I forgot to say in the other mail - As the
LGDC is also hosted by sunsite denmark using the database for both the LGDC
and PPlay is no problem).
>Now, of course, since the reviews are written by the people who are working
>on the libs *themselves*, this in some or most cases won't be a very
>objective review. However, I really do doubt anyone wold resort to downright
>lying. And, really, who better knows a lib than the folks who wrote it?
Yup. And reviews from the libs' users (i.e. game coders) will do a good job
making the stuff more objective.
>users). Asking people to send in their experience with a lib might also be a
>major source of quality information if we get enough visitors.
>don't see the obstacles keeping PPlay from moving forward on this. If
>something can be done now, then why wait for tomorrow?
Because tomorrow (or so) the LGDC database+PHP stuff will work and make
that entire thing much easier :)
>On another note, if this part of PPlay is succesfull, it might reflect
>beneficially on the other parts of PPlay with a nice boost of credibility
I don't think that's required. Both PFile and PSound are doing well IMHO.
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