[rfk-dev] Request For Comment: robotfindskitten standard

Phil Ulrich phil.ulrich at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 10:49:30 PDT 2009

That's the same thing I noticed and was just now writing about.
Otherwise it seems consistent (I skimmed it on my lunch break) and
fairly thorough.

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Nathanial
Hendler<nathanhendler at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm half-way through the document, but have to attend to real life
> duties, so I thought I'd pass on my one comment so far:
> At the end of page 4 it says "Kitten is an item..."  Shouldn't Kitten
> be lowercase?
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 11:59 PM, Peter A. H.
> Peterson<pedro at tastytronic.net> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> Attached is a draft for a proposed standard for robotfindskitten Zen
>> simulation environments. While I've attempted to make it fairly
>> comprehensive, it is still a draft and I'm interested in any comments.
>> In particular, I've tried to outline a strong standard for the
>> original 2D implementation (of which the POSIX is the reference
>> implementation), while leaving room for "alternate versions" such as
>> the OpenGL, MIT Scratch, and the Ratchet and Klank minigame. Versions
>> such as the Atari version attempt to emulate the reference
>> implementation, but are given some latitude due to system constraints.
>> Some things should be immutable, such as the no-caps, one-word
>> "robotfindskitten", "robot", and "kitten", the success message,
>> randomness of the simulation, etc. Whenever possible, I have used
>> words like MUST, but use of the word SHOULD, etc., usually identifies
>> places where reasonable exceptions may be made.
>> I will need to add a section about network-delivery of NKI, I suppose.
>> Again, I welcome comments until we feel it is solid enough to let it
>> stand on it's own. And then we submit it to the IETF.
>> Thanks,
>> Peter
>> --
>> Peter A. H. Peterson, technician and musician.
>>  ---=[ http://tastytronic.net/~pedro/ ]=---
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