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Re: Highscores

On Sat, 2 Jul 2011 21:21:01 +0200
Guus Sliepen <guus@debian.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> At the last #debian-games meeting there was also a short discussion
> about global highscore management. There has already been discussion
> about that on this mailing list, and there is a wiki page with a
> recommendation[1]. However, there is no standard apart from how to
> properly open a setgid highscore file.

Just wanted to add a link [2] (for the archives) back to the
discussion with fedora about suid file handling we had a few months ago.

> There have also been ideas about a peer-to-peer protocol to share
> highscores[2]. But perhaps it is also possible to write a dbus
> specification for highscore announcements and queries, so that a dbus
> listener can manage the high scores? This would mean games do not
> have to use setgid permissions anymore. 
> Comments?
> [0] http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Games/Upstream
> [1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-games/2011/06/msg00061.html

[2] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-games/2011/05/msg00024.html
(this was the first i found)


Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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