[WF-Infra] Re: [WF-General] Acorn Game Server Plan
bryce at neptune.net
Tue Mar 20 09:42:28 PST 2001
Anubis, here is what to do: Go to the Acorn server page and alter it to
have the color coded list below, and add yourself.
If someone posts a gameplan for using the meta server, as well as sets
it up and generates directions on using it, then we will go that route,
but I don't think that's incompatible with the naming scheme below. ;-)
On Tue, 20 Mar 2001, Anubis . wrote:
> I would like to paint my Acorn server. I don't really care what color, but
> something mellow but cheery would be nice; maybe a shade of green or purple.
> Then again, we may be dropping that naming scheme since we can use the
> Metaserver, and/or host naming issues mentioned by Alistair.
> If we do go the color route, do I need to do anything on my end?
> anubis (the novice sysadmin)
> When the next version of Acorn is released, I think our little project
> should begin practicing maintaining and supplying game servers. This is
> going to be an important skill for us to provide in the future, so if we can
> start getting into the practice now, it'll serve us well later.
> To try to give us a little sense of order, I'd like to suggest the following
> server naming/organizational arrangement:
> LastAcorn - Runs the *previous* (old) version of Acorn
> BlackAcorn - All run the current stable version of AcornBlueAcornGreenAcorn
> NextAcorn - Runs the developmental (alpha/beta) version of Acorn.
> This is provided for testing purposes and should be
> built from the CVS sources nightly.
> All of these would be subdomains of worldforge.org, and would use port 6767
> (or whatever we choose as standard for Acorn services.)
> I like the color naming approach because it's simple, straightforward,
> extensible, does not imply any sort of ordering, and sounds cooler than some
> numerical coding scheme. Appending Acorn to the name allows us to use a
> similar scheme when we get to Mason, if we wish. How does this sound?
> -- Bryce Harringtonbryce @ neptune.net
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