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

Gareth Nelson gareth at litesim.com
Fri Aug 29 13:05:04 PDT 2008


What i'm talking about is loading HTML from a notecard and making it full-screen

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 8:49 PM, Harold Brown <labrat.hb at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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