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Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« on: November 27, 2008, 08:57:49 AM »
Attention Users:
In the next day, to accomodate the additon of new features into the emulator and to make the configuration setup more of a breeze, the configuration site: http://copper.yi.org:21863 will be temporarly inaccessible. The site is currently still available for the current version of the emulator, however once I begin working on the changes, the site will become inaccessible for user configuration changes until the next release of the emulator. This means, if you wish to change anything on your emulator experience, please do so now. When the site becomes available again for emulator changes, any updates built into an active configuration will require your current version of the emulator to be updated to the next release. The current copy will continue to run until the deadline of Dec 20th, at which point if you wish to continue using the emulator, you must upgrade.

Side Note: If anyone is graphically or creatively inclined, I would like your help in creating theme packs! Currently the only theme packs that exist are Neighborhood (from the original XL) and Halloween (which I created). I would like to have a theme pack available for Christmas atleast :)

If you have any questions, comments or last minute suggestions to add into the emulator, this would be the thread to do that.

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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2008, 09:15:09 AM »
Severe weather themes would sound nice. :)

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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2008, 09:27:18 AM »
Not to mention winter themes. :)
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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2008, 09:29:33 AM »
Actually in reality, it had a special playlist. It would be for a severe weather warning and the playlist would go something like this:
Title Screen->Intro Screen->Local Bulletin->Local Doppler Radar
That would last as long as the scroller was running at the bottom.

Winter themes would be nice.. just need some backdrops from our respective users :)

I'm also supprised that someone didnt volenteer the thought to auto select a theme based off the current local conditions
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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2008, 10:56:01 AM »
I'm also supprised that someone didnt volenteer the thought to auto select a theme based off the current local conditions
Wow, didn't even think that was possible! That would be a great idea! :thrilled:

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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2008, 02:52:07 PM »
Actually in reality, it had a special playlist. It would be for a severe weather warning and the playlist would go something like this:
Title Screen->Intro Screen->Local Bulletin->Local Doppler Radar
That would last as long as the scroller was running at the bottom.
Affiliates had the option to show that or the full local forecast. IIRC, my headend chose to have the full-core local forecast looping with the severe weather crawl. It was also like that with the IntelliStar version 1, up until April 2005 when it showed only the radar (a few months until this was no longer an option).

Do you also plan on implementing other themes the real XL had, like the mountains, southwest, urban, and oceans?

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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2008, 09:19:45 PM »
So do you have to download and install a new version or can you do an XL Manual Update?
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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2008, 10:01:35 AM »
At this point its just too much for a manual update. So you will need to reinstall it.

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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2008, 10:17:04 AM »
At this point its just too much for a manual update. So you will need to reinstall it.
Will we need a new key?





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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2008, 10:18:16 AM »
Yes, because by the time the new release comes out everyone's key will expire.

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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2009, 08:22:49 PM »
I have a couple of alternate themes that I would be willing to make available for anyone who wants them, with Martin & Brian's permission, of course.  Perhaps even the ability to have them uploaded onto the config server for easy selection!

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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2013, 11:28:52 AM »
I have Photoshop 7, and if someone wants to send over a high-resolution TWC logo, And what they want on the graphics (fonts, boxes, gradient measurements from the existing project, etc.) I can do it. 

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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2013, 12:13:59 PM »
This just occurred to me so I'm not sure if I'm missing something, but what happened to all the other project subforums? :huh:

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Re: Cfg'n Server Software Upgrade Announcement
« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2014, 11:34:37 PM »
Probably down because maybe a new version of the emulator is being prepared?
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