Well it was an awesome party. If you didn't make it, you missed a good one this year. Alayna, and Abel did a great job this year. If you didn't make it you missed out on several prizes, triva, games, and dancing.. But here are some photos so you don't feel so left out.
Tamos Shan submited - Today, as I was scanning the forums on XstreetSL, I found something rather terrifying and well, to say the least, a crisis in the waiting. We all know that copybotting is a major problem for many skilled, creative, and legitimate creators in SL, and we all know LL has been rather silent on the issue, taking the minimalist view on the issue.
This weekend I flew around just looking to see how bots were effecting my search results. Ever place I went that had high traffic had bots out. Every single one. Some even had new bots made since first annoucment of the restrictions.
So, this weekend I took a break from my scripting and decided to try something new: clothes. I've been in since April of 2006 and I waited way too long to try it. I thought I would share some of the lessons I learned. Some of the stuff I thought would be hard, was easy, and vice versa.
This is a collection of purely random tips that you may find entirely useful or useless. Which way you will lean is dictated by what you usually do in Second Life. But for the most part, there's something for everyone in this very fact-filled journey through potentially unmarked territory.
Linden Labs announced today that they will no long tolerate bot traffic generators. As most of you know, 80% of the high traffic areas on Second Life are high traffic only because of bots. People use the OpenMV project to make bots that do nothing but sit around, raising the traffic.