[rfk-dev] Getting this train moving

Peter A. H. Peterson pedro at tastytronic.net
Wed Oct 31 10:46:21 PDT 2012

Quoting Eric S. Raymond:
> > In a desire to keep the minor number "sensible", I would be OK with
> > shortening this to 5 significant digits (at a minimum) but am also
> > completely happy with up to 7. 8 is right out.
> I think there's some value in having the major numbers all be the same
> length, so I haven't tried to shorten it.

That's fine with me.

> I just implemented a compression/expansion behavior, with the robot
> able to explore the new space after expansion.  If, while the resize
> handler is trying to compress the playfield, an object lands on
> another, the following message is omitted: 
> 	 You crushed the simulation. And the robot. And the kitten

I think people should playtest this and respond.

> > > B. The "You found kitten! Way to go, robot!" message only shows if you
> > > set term=VT100, and does so after curses mode has been exited.
> > 
> > This should definitely be fixed before shipping.
> I have fixed this.


Thanks again!


Peter A. H. Peterson
Graduate Student Researcher
Laboratory for Advanced Systems Research
University of California, Los Angeles

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