[vworld-tech] Ultimate MMO Platform

Bruce Mitchener bruce at cubik.org
Sun Apr 4 11:17:33 PDT 2004

Megan and Crosbie,

Could this thread start going somewhere that covers something technical
(and therefore on-topic) or be allowed to die off soon?


  - Bruce

Crosbie Fitch wrote:
>> From: Megan Fox Bad assumption - who's to say designing for
>> commercial viability will cost anything extra, or take any extra
>> time?  You need securities whether it's commercial or
>> non-commercial, and you need those securities to be user-scalable.
>> You would also want single-system viability for non-commercial, to
>> provide for those users that just want their private little
>> cyberspace to dick around with.
>> So where's the rub?
> Imposing a requirement for 'user-scalable securities' on the design
> from day one is like imposing a requirement for royalty collection on
> the design of a file sharing system.
> While you're bashing your head against a brick wall, someone else
> ignores the brick wall, routes around it and just flipping does it.
> Save the brick wall for a rainy day (or PhD students in need of a
> thesis).

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