Peter A. H. Peterson
pedro at tastytronic.net
Thu Jun 4 13:32:01 PDT 2009
Quoting Harry J Mason:
> I can't think of any attributes which could be added to an NKI which would
> preserve the robotfindskitten-nature of the application. Nevertheless:
I certainly was not suggesting that any metadata would appear in the
game, for the record. The only reason metadata would matter for
clients is for NKI synchronization. But I think that for now we're all
happy with using a flat list, gzip, and a timestamp.
> It'd be very easy to add this functionality server side. The database
> will be maintained by a program if people can add their own, so it could
> simply produce multiple output files and host them at different URLs.
> Then if a new client comes along that wants, say, 3d models of each NKI,
> we can just add a third URL with that data in whatever format is best,
> and point clients at the appropriate URL. Other clients only download the
> data they need.
> Also if we're having an encoding, this Semantic Web geek insists that we use
> RDF instead :)
I am personally leaning towards just using plain text and gzip for the
standard output format. Nice and simple.
Peter A. H. Peterson, technician and musician.
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