Friday, February 1, 2008

The beat goes on and on and on and on and on and on

Hi again kids, once again from the front lines of Linden Lab this development just in. No longer is Linden Lab claiming that a FIX they applied can potentially break scripts, instead they now are saying it's the SCRIPTER'S fault for being creative in how they used the NAME and DESCRIPTION fields. Amazingly, this "mis-use" of the NAME and DESCRIPTION fields have been going on, without ONE SINGLE WORD OF COMPLAINT from Linden Lab for as long as Second Life has been running!

When I was in college, I had to take a Constitutional Law class, where we would go over many cases and discuss their outcome, effect, etc. We learned one basic thing, "A law is NOT a law unless there is a penalty for it". For the past 4 3/4 years Linden Lab KNEW what many scripters were doing in the NAME and DESCRIPTION fields, and instead of telling them then that practice should NOT be undertook, they allowed it, and I'm willing to bet, some employee's at Linden Lab even said it wouldn't be a problem.

Now, suddenly, Linden Lab has decided they want to crack the whip and damn be the customers that have devoted hundreds or thousands of hours making their products work, based upon what the best practices were at the time, and again WITHOUT LINDEN LAB saying differently.

It's becoming increasingly clear that the Helm of U.S.S. Second Life is surely missing Cory and seems to be close to either running aground or sinking at sea.

GOD HELP US - Cory Can't


Hi kids, once again, we are feeling the BIG HOLE at Linden Lab, now known as the CORY HOLE, as more problems arise, and apparently too quickly for the "employee's" to fix.

The first is this little ditty:
Map Search or Image May Not Be Available

The second is this fun little one:
Fix may cause problems for scripts relying on long object names and descriptions

Maybe I'm just an old timer these days, but how is it a FIX breaks something? I mean, seriously, if THIS WAS TESTED, then wouldn't they have caught it? So, we must ask ourselves TWO important questions.

First, are the employee's at Linden Lab NOT Quality Testing fixes before sending them to us?

Second, are the employee's at Linden Lab just to incompetent to do their jobs?

Then again, I guess we really shouldn't blame the employee's, they are only following the prime example of their Leader, Uncle Philip. Who cares if the world is working, as long as the employee's are happy; right Uncle Philip?

GOD HELP US - Cory Can't

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