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Apart, but Together

Start: 2020-04-29 00:00:00
End: 2020-05-20 00:00:00

Number of Battle Points: 4685541

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2020-07-16 14:33:13

 
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  • Jun 12, 2020 14:48:59 UTC:
    @mageloccmusic I'm not sure that I'd be of any help, since I've got next to no experience with hardware stuff like that (let alone the fact that I don't have any tools for doing that kind of stuff). That said, that sounds awesome, and I wish you luck!
  • Jun 02, 2020 05:56:53 UTC:
    The BP redemption period for the Apart, but Together event has begun. Prize lists and other details are on the forum in this post: https://t.co/fcAIOS0HlX
  • May 30, 2020 03:12:35 UTC:
    @bebates128 Getting the code to the system is one of the things that I hadn't quite worked out a clean way to do yet. To be perfectly honest, I was just compiling a raw binary and attaching a header from an official game to it to make it work.
  • May 29, 2020 16:54:12 UTC:
    @bebates128 I need to find some more time to actually work on things, but alas life doesn't seem to want to work that way lately.
  • May 29, 2020 16:53:34 UTC:
    @bebates128 That said, there's almost no functionality beyond putting stuff up on the screen at this point. Sound doesn't work, controls don't work (although I guess if you had something plugged into the maple ports on the filter board, that might work)...
 
 
 
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Something I just discovered…

EDIT (a few hours later):
Well, I’ve gotten some responses from someone in an admin position at dreamcast-talk (yay!), and they seem to be readily rectifying the situation at the moment!

Original Post follows:
Apparently, dreamcast-talk.com has been using the Sylverant PSO server for their private server for some time now, without even bothering to tell me about it, or even acknowledge that this is the case. They’re perfectly legally allowed to be using the server code (it is GPLed for a reason), but the fact that they’re not even saying where that code came from, or how they managed to make such a server really pisses me off. Not to mention the fact that they’re directly going against my wishes by setting up a private shipgate.

That said, I just sent them a message on their forums, which is included in the full text of this post…

Here’s what I wrote to them on their forums, since I suspect it might quite possibly be deleted without getting any sort of answer from them(Got replies, so yeah…):

So, I’m just wondering how long you all have been using My PSO server software, without even giving me the least bit of credit for it? Heck, you even copied my words directly out of my Wiki, and didn’t even bother to source me for them.

Also, I know you’ve modified the code, being that I purposely disabled GC users connecting with PC or DC users because of the fact that its buggy. You’ve obviously taken out that precautionary check.

I’d appreciate you all at least giving me credit for writing the Server software that you’re using, and you know, contributing back any changes to the source that you’ve made (being that, you know, the thing is GPLed anyway).

You’ve already disrespected my stated wishes enough, please at least grant me the dignity to at least tell people who wrote the software that you’re using. Man up, and put up the source code. Do your responsibility to the open source nature of the Sylverant project.

– Lawrence
Author of the Sylverant PSO Server

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