Category Archives: How Marv would fix Second Life

Updates to agni.sl.mapapi.net

I’ve made quite a few changes to my pluggable version of slurl.com, most of which centred around replacing the hash-slurl.js plugin with hash-fu.js. Below is a summary of the changes made today.

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Second Life: Script-triggered Sounds and Viewer Audio Channels

Second Life allows objects to be scripted to trigger the playback of sounds. These can include anything including (but not limited to) birdsong, gunshots, clicks and sound bites. The viewer- or at least those intended to present the full audio-visual … Continue reading

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Quick SL Achievements web client demo

Since I’ve made some progress on the project, I decided to create this video demonstrating the web client for the SL Achievements API that I’m working on. Continue reading

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Metaverse ID: first Second Life WordPress plugin in the official directory

Okay, I know oldbies hate it when something floats around about “firsts” in Second Life, but I do think its rather nifty that Metaverse ID is the first plugin for Second Life listed in the official WordPress Plugin Directory!

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Metaverse ID plugin released to public

Currently at version 0.5 (yay incremental improvements!), I’ve decided to push the code to the public SVN server over at google code. I’ve also created a wiki page describing Metaverse ID, that’ll I’ll be keeping up to date with the … Continue reading

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Retiring swslr project

So I’ve decided to retire the swslr project. I’d like to thank Pyrii, Zai and Gwyn for the feedback they’ve given me on various aspects of the project, and I’d like to thank Ina for hosting the database the last … Continue reading

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Feature Requests

I’m experimenting with using Google Moderator to handle feature requests. Head over there, vote on a suggestion, or make a new one yourself!

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Is your password secure ? Probably not secure enough!

Okay, this topic rears its head again. Your Second Life password cannot be longer than 16 characters. several of the examples Jeska provides are invalid because of this arbitrary limit. There is no good reason for passwords being limited to … Continue reading

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Auto-discovery of OpenSim Simulator Creations

Update: After poking around the Microformats Wiki, I’ve altered my proposal slightly to use the enclosure value. Timeless Prototype With the recent increase in OpenSim usage, the natural progression will be for people to offer entire simulator creations for download. … Continue reading

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Userscript to circumvent lack of Content-Type header setting support

After finding that the new HTTP In support in LSL didn’t allow the Content-Type header to be set, I developed a Userscript for Greasemonkey to circumvent the issue by utilising Firefox’s support for data URIs. Install Userscript.

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