[MUD-Dev] Information sharing (was: Re: Where are we now?)

Matt Mihaly the_logos at achaea.com
Sat May 5 18:33:03 New Zealand Standard Time 2001

On Thu, 3 May 2001, Brian 'Psychochild' Green wrote:

> On the commercial side of things, the industry as a whole is loathe
> to share information.  There are a few bright spots.  For example,
> Raph and Rich Vogel gave an absolutely wonderful presentation on the
> last day of the GDC about advanced MUD development patterns and
> theories.  It was one of the few presentations this year I attended
> that wasn't just a retread of what amounts to industry conventional
> wisdom.  (I expect more of the same next year, Raph. ;)

As much as I enjoyed Raph and Rich's presentation, they weren't saying
anything new. I didn't hear a single speaker talk about anything new
he/she is working on in any substantive way.

> Conferences help with the share of information, but a few days out
> of an entire year to share innovations isn't very complete.  While
> MERA was a great success, IMHO, one day simply wasn't enough to
> share everything.

Likewise with MERA.


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