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Re: Being Locked in Room...

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Thursday, January 14, 1999, 17:54
On Thu, 14 Jan 1999 05:50:19 -0500 Diana Slattery <slattd@...>
>Garrett, > >It occurs to me that we could possibly set up such a room virtually >using a >variant of the 'collabyrinth' which is part of the Glide language set >of tools. >The collabyrinth is used over the web for real-time communication. We >could add >a set of visual items--objects--as choices. The tool will allow >several users >to be there at once. There's also a text tool for writing on the >screen, and >placing the text by the objects. The game could be, confer only in >your >conlang or something like that. As there is also a chat window >available, a >conversation in english--or natlang of choice--could be had about the >proceeding at the same time--a meta-discussion. I think once we have >the basic >tool refined, using it in this manner would simply mean the addition >of a >bigger selection of graphic elements. I'll cc this idea to bill--the >programmer in our collaboration-and we'll discuss it in our next >meeting as we >continue with this project, if anyone is interested. >Diana
I'm interested! How does the text tool for writing work? For this idea, would it be able to use fonts on the user's computer or something for those of us with non-latin-letter alphabets for our conlangs? -Stephen (Steg) ___________________________________________________________________ You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail. Get completely free e-mail from Juno at or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]