[WF-General] libCirce

Oliver White ojw at iinet.net.au
Thu Oct 5 05:57:08 PDT 2000


Bryce Harrington wrote:

> On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Tess Snider wrote:
> > Perhaps we can give the player table an extra column which provides an
> > entity ID representing an entity which stores game-specific player
> > extension parameters.  For a game like Pong, or an RTS, this could
> > store your tournament ladder ranking, and play statistics.  For
> > Belchfire, it could store Circe points.  For any game, it could store
> > any additional player (not character!)  related data that the
> > administrators wished to track.
>
> Yup.  Hopefully, oliver can help us uncover the breadth of options we
> ought to try to support.  Keeping *all* of the player info in a single
> unified table with a relatively fixed scheme could most probably be very
> handy.

Ok... I'm going to do a bit of analysis on the account management system and
see what I can figure out. I'd warn against deciding on a particular
database structure until then. I'll get back to you in a few hours.

--
Oliver White





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