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Dolphins don’t always move all that fast…

Here’s a little bit of a status update on Dolphin Viewer…

I am currently struggling with the changes under the hood that have come into the official source code by means of “Project Interesting” (as many other TPV developers are too).

Besides that, I do have now, on top of what I listed in the previous update:

  • Worn tab
  • Preferences page
  • Machinima floater

And I made a few decisions about some features that the Dolphin Viewer won’t have in the future:

  • No client-side AO (To fully implement this in such a way that the user can have the same advantages that are possible with inworld AO attachments , I’d have to port the scripted Bridge from Firestorm, and that is too big a fish for me to fry. Besides I don’t want to force an attachment like the Bridge on people.)
  • No media filter (Is that one really still needed? Does actually having to confirm the URL for a stream actually help anything?)
  • No Flickr uploader (After all there is “SL Share” coming from the Lab, which includes a Flickr uploader, and posting to Twitter.)

So after getting through all that “Project Interesting” mess, I still need to get the build tools sorted, area search, and the inventory filters … and then we can haz dolphins!

Timeline: “When it’s done.”

 

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