[opensource-dev] TPV & opensim

Dahlia Trimble dahliatrimble at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 11:08:06 PST 2010


I have been experimenting with combining and/or offloading physics
simulations on physics capable clients (not LL based) with OpenSim, but
nothing has been released as open source as of yet. It's not clear to me how
a new TLD would affect this though, or why it might be required.

-Dahlia
(Core)

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Dzonatas Sol <dzonatas at gmail.com> wrote:

> I thought this was quite of interest for viewer developers that might ever
> be interested to attach a simulator to their viewer in order to dispel
> latency.
>
> --- snip ---
>
> If one opensim box connects to another opensim box, that is, technically,
> peer to peer.
>
> So, are you saying an opensim box cannot run a client at the same time?
>
> >Melanie wrote:
> >Hi,
>
> >peer to peer simulation is not practical for many different reasons.
> >Latency being the chief one.
> >
> >OpenSim is not going to be a peer to peer system, therefore your
> >suggestion is off topic. Opensim doesn't need another TLD, and it is
> >not what you are envisioning. OpenSim firmly embraces the concept of
> >SERVER SIDE simulation, therefore every sim will always have a
> >central server.
> >
> >I believe this has gone as far as it will go and if there is any
> >more name calling, well, we'll just have to moderate some people,
> >won't we?
> >
> >Melanie
> >(Core)
>
> If one opensim box connects to another opensim box, that is, technically,
> peer to peer.
>
> So, are you saying an opensim box cannot run a client at the same time?
>
> Melanie wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> peer to peer simulation is not practical for many different reasons.
>> Latency being the chief one.
>>
>> OpenSim is not going to be a peer to peer system, therefore your
>> suggestion is off topic. Opensim doesn't need another TLD, and it is
>> not what you are envisioning. OpenSim firmly embraces the concept of
>> SERVER SIDE simulation, therefore every sim will always have a
>> central server.
>>
>> I believe this has gone as far as it will go and if there is any
>> more name calling, well, we'll just have to moderate some people,
>> won't we?
>>
>> Melanie
>> (Core)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
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