[opensource-dev] Viewer Policy Changes

Marine Kelley marinekelley at gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 09:39:43 PST 2012

I was wondering the same thing.

On 25/02/2012, Skye Menjou <skyemenjou at gmail.com> wrote:
> What I am worrying about is that this will also go against RLV, which is in
> wide use, even outside the Adult community.(We use it for some of our
> combat systems).
> LL, are you really trying to force people to use your client and piss off
> most of SL userbase? I haven't seen such a terrible move since M Linden was
> in charge.
> On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 1:08 PM, Tillie Ariantho <tillie at xp2.de> wrote:
>> Hello Oskar,
>> > 2.k You must not provide any feature that alters the shared experience
>> of the virtual world in
>> > any way not provided by or accessible to users of the latest released
>> Linden Lab viewer.
>> Ah hm...
>> - What about text based viewers?
>> - What about viewers on mobile devices?
>> - What about special viewers for disabled people, that may have quite some
>> different representation of everything?
>> Or someone's just trying to connect a C64 virtual machine based viewer to
>> SL, with its own, quite unique representation. What about that?
>> The "shared experience" of all those is quite different from the LL
>> viewer.
>> And more:
>> - What about the shared experience of very old LL viewers? Not allowed to
>> copy/clone if its not in the "latest released Linden Lab viewer"?
>> - What about LL viewers in DEV or BETA status? Have TPV devs to wait till
>> a feature is officially out?
>> Is there any grace period till the new policy is enforced? What about
>> grace periods on client changes later, LL client removes something,
>> do TPV devs have to remove it instantly, too (dont say now there is
>> nothing being removed, I remember Avatar Ratings, for example).
>> Tillie
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> Have a nice day,
> Skye Menjou

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