[sldev] A rather perculiar idea (hear me out)

Harold Brown labrat.hb at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 12:50:46 PDT 2008


And once more for the entire list:

The client should be able to be modified to pop up the in-world
browser and display arbitrary HTML (local HTML, a webpage etc)

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Gareth Nelson <gareth at litesim.com> wrote:
> Who mentioned a web service?
> One could probably do this with a HUD attachement, but you'd need to
> have HTML on a prim or pre-render your notecards. It would be much
> cleaner with a client mod.
>
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 7:36 PM, SignpostMarv Martin
> <me at signpostmarv.name> wrote:
>> Given the current functions available in Second Life, it's possible to
>> "fake" this feature now.
>>
>> I've just not gotten around to making the web service yet. I could probably
>> get something put together in under an hour.
>>
>> Gareth Nelson wrote:
>>>
>>> Now, in SL we don't have the aims of maintaining atmosphere as such
>>> (except in certain roleplay or gaming regions) but we do for the most
>>> part want immersion. So, what about copying this idea with notecards?
>>> Take a notecard fullscreen and allow it to render as pure HTML. This
>>> could probably be done with pure clientside mods - just replace the
>>> notecard dialog with a web browser control and take it full screen.
>>>
>>> Thoughts anyone?
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