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- Sun Nov 15 15:55:28 1998
JVE bugged me once more about the linklint errors etc.,
and I finally caved in and took care of it (thanks for
the hypermail archive fix script, John - I added you to
the credits :-).
The Q2DP project was added, and abandoned (lack of
contributions), w/o being mentioned here. Various missing
bits and pieces have been added, some dangling links been
cleaned (external links are a different matter though).
Changed top and first level mailto's, removed the forms
Some LDP 3Dfx-HOWTO's happened in February, and mid of
the year, a further update is overdue (sorry). The QuakeDev
has been put in stasis, and cleaned out recently, might
rise and shine again when Q3A is released in 1999. What
else? The linux-3dfx list is going to be scrapped, as
demand was negligible. Some exciting Quake/Java related
stuff might show up here in the next months.
- Sun Jan 26 16:20:28 1997
Missed the january 12th update, and still no changes. CVS is done,
but I am currently very busy. QDP and other updates as well as
cleanup are postponed till further note. I will announce any
updates on the quake-dev mailing list and in r.g.c.q.announce,
so no need to lurk around here.
My apologies. Do expect a major update in a non-Quake section in
about a month.
- Sun Jan 5 14:48:00 1997
Sorry, no updates so far. Haven't merged CVS root with current version.
ETA: january 12th.
- Mon Dec 9 16:10:25 1996
Finally added Olivier's Bot source to found the Bot
section. How about a Dreadnought or Terminator Clan: Bot only?
Fixed some entries on XF3D page. Added Steve Parker's GLX
page and the link to the local archive.
- Fri Dec 6 15:27:03 1996
A few additions to the xf3D section, and a minor hack in
the Quake-C section: link to qccspec3.zip now in
quake/Qc/progs1.htm. Note: by now, we have an abundance
of outdated, incomplete, redundant, mixed up, or
obsolete docs not only on this site, but everywhere on
the World Wide Wait (even with the most valuable Slipgate,
it isn't fun anymore).
Expect an Attic section by January.
Checked server side Imagemap support on www.gamers.org.
- Tue Dec 3 11:28:57 1996
Removed mothballing disclaimers from Quake page (darn).
- Fri Nov 22 16:18:49 1996
Started to assemble XFree86 3D section.
- Fri Nov 22 11:28:41 1996
Fate can resist anything but temptation. Mirror now
works (well, did once). Thanks to Kapi for taking care
Moved index.htm to index.html (UQS 3.4). Added icon
links on index page. Added dE logo.
- Tue Nov 12 15:29:26 1996
Mirroring of updates works again. Added UQS 3.4.
- Sep/Oct: MOTHBALLED. No changes.
- Hallowe'en preview
THIS SITE IS MOTHBALLED
from August 25th, for about two months.
- Mon Aug 26 10:44:09 1996
Fixed a few HTML bugs, added home page pointer to the
MDL excerpt from Shoaib Kamil's Quake Editing page.
Final mailing list archive update.
- Sat Aug 24 17:01:04 1996
Final mothballing update. Added UQS 3.3, updated MAP specs.
Changed the false promise of (almost) weekly updates on
the quake-dev archive that drove Adam Augustine crazy,
added link to the experimental DoomGate archive. Final
august archive update. Added a bit of worklog updates,
and some mail stuff collected from several web pages. Need
to add the Info postings from august, need to create an
Attic for old UQS etc. Updated the Quake C specs to version 3.
Added Quake Network Protocol. Added another MDL intro by
- Thu Aug 15 10:38:53 1996
A few small updates, no time to sort it out. CVS update, final
at home, CVS moved.
- Tue Aug 6 11:39:09 1996
Removed binary distributions from archive (some of r95, QuakeEd).
Added link to the Quake editor Index/Info page. Updated and
finished july archive. Added updated Quake MAP specs, added
new Quake Console Commands list, added Quake C Specs, added
DEM specs. Created august archive. A few changes to About QDP.
Added searchlight and shine through explanations to the Primer.
- Tue Jul 23 23:54:27 1996
Fixed invalid links on UQS page, included the UQS 3.2. Fixed
invalid digest download link. Finally included Robert Forsmans
corrections to the DOOM rendering article. Another CVS run.
- Mon Jul 22 11:45:41 1996
Fixed typo in Credits. Update Hypermail archive july (finally).
Decided to use simplified layout for 3rd party QDP contribs,
changed the Wvay Images page. Added Reid Ellis` Quake Commands
(his page does not work with Mosaic browser). Added the Quake
MAP Specs by Nicholas Dwarkanath and Thomas Winzig. Added
the Make Models page by Steve Tietze.
- Thu Jul 11 11:29:57 1996
Added Quake Entity page to QDP. Added techinfo page. Put UQS
to QDP section. Created linuxdoc-sgml and sgml pages, and
About QDP page.
- Thu Jul 4 00:08:15 1996
Completed a simple qutils sources overview page.
- Wed Jul 3 01:15:09 1996
Renamed the QuakeEd source section, and included pages on
BSP/PVS/Lightmap builder and misc. utilities, as well as
- Tue Jul 2 12:25:26 1996
Created an overview of the e-mail info from John Carmack
and others. Updated licensing page with info from Jay Wilbur.
- Tue Jul 2 00:22:00 1996
Sealed june archive, reorganized archive pages and index page.
Introduced july archive.
- Sat Jun 29 13:06:39 1996
Fixed the embarrassing HTML errors I introduced on the image
warping page by Kekoa Proudfoot - have to get this validation
parser running soon.
Update mailing archive. Reorganized Licensing pages - the topic
generated much bandwidth on the list.
- Mon Jun 24 00:15:44 1996
Added Quake shareware 0.91 license to legal pages. Added
thumbs to image warping page. Added DOOM rendering paper,
and WebView3D paper. Updated worklogs once more, mail
archive as well.
- Sat Jun 22 11:57:49 1996
Added image warping page by Kekoa Proudfoot. Thumbs are
missing. Removed mdl.exe from archive. Added gradient.txt
pointer to Chris Hecker page. Added comp.graphics.algorithms
FAQ to NetResource page.
- Thu Jun 20 01:34:32 1996
Added MedDLe archive, created Quake Source Repository
page. Removed some obsoletes from RFC, moved a few legal
remarks to the Quake legalese page.
- Wed Jun 19 22:20:12 1996
Reworked QPrimer v0.2, added Light scripting stuff from
Tom Mustaine sniplett. More cleanup with QED, added a
few other details.
- Wed Jun 19 20:19:40 1996
Added page on Chris Hecker's Perspective Texture Mapping,
and did related updates. Removed obsolete UQS addendum
files, and removed duplicate jrbase1.map. Updated mail
- Mon Jun 17 01:47:51 1996
Added the wad2map description. Separated the Primer from
the QED sketch. Updated Primer on Sealing. Minor fixes
on all related pages. WAD conversion issues now collectively
- Sun Jun 16 21:21:33 1996
Introduced a separate Quake Editing legal issues page,
and moved John Carmacks statement on qtest1 editing
to the license section. Updated mailing list archive,
and work log. More work logs - wonder if having those
around is worth the trouble.
- Sun Jun 16 17:18:12 1996
Added the 3DGPL stuff, finally.
- Sun Jun 16 16:09:06 1996
Started including the www.gamers.org specific header
comments, as of README.html_style, rev 1.4.
- Sun Jun 16 15:22:12 1996
Added PCGPE to resources pages. Finally included some
additional DOOM stuff, including my old DMADDS page.
- Wed Jun 12 23:07:23 1996
Fixed embarrassing invalid Credits link. Added the two
weighted matches of the DOOM palette, and a lot of
dicussion. Updated the Readings page a bit.
- Wed Jun 12 22:51:32 1996
Fixed an annoying problem: the SGML-style comment on the
quake/index page - effin' NerdsCrap does not handle
SGML-compliant comments. These guys are about as bad as
MickeySoft. As 1.1N and 2.01 keep locking my X11, the
binaries are removed, and NerdsCrap support is hereby
- Sun Jun 9 19:33:03 1996
Added the NeXT QuakeEd source and binary to the archive.
Fixed a few Credits links. Added references to coding
page, created library overview page.
- Sun Jun 9 11:46:37 1996
Updated mailing list archive. Updated june worklog.
- Sat Jun 8 23:21:02 1996
Finally added a first Credits page.
- Sat Jun 8 22:27:20 1996
Checked the worklog of may dates, added first june entries.
- Sat Jun 8 22:18:25 1996
Removed the local copy of the full PGP Guide, and changed
the PGP page. Should add some more stuff when disributing
- Sat Jun 8 21:58:32 1996
Included the info by Derek Nickel on the May/June issue.
Reworked quake/papers and finally included the z-Sorting
source, fixed minor dnagling links and outdated headers.
Added a summary of the VSD article. Moved the zipped archives
- Sat Jun 8 19:34:01 1996
In quake/QuakeEd/map_example.html, I included and commented
the old style plane/brush definition (flags, no rot/scale).
Updated the primer draft with some supicisions about the new
Added a coding guidelines page to r3D, as I finally got around
to reworking the library. Fixed some details on the r3D pages.
- Tue Jun 4 02:28:42 1996
Added the QuakeEd screenshot gallery. Removed obsolete RFC stuff,
created the QDP directory, included the draft of the Primer,
updated the may worklog of John Carmack, closed the may mailing
list archive, created the june archive including the forwarded
John Carmack q&a replies.
- Mon Jun 3 02:28:19 1996
Misc. fixes, changed the QuakeEd pages based on the NeXT work.
- Tue May 28 01:56:41 1996
Finally got round to some WAD conversion related updates.
Created the Quake palette lookup, created the dumps,
moved the respective page from quake/rfc to quake/wad_conv,
added the X11 rgb.txt file. More to come.
- Tue May 21 03:22:56 1996
Created QuakeEd directory, moved pages from Info, updated
QuakeEd screenshot page, added QuakeEd source release,
updated QuakeDev index. CVS checkin, export.
- Fri May 17 00:20:59 1996
Propagated changes of navigation bar to several files (an
SGML to HTML conversion using SP/SPAM and subdoc'ed HTML.DTD
is overdue). Had again trouble with CVS and icons (CVS 1.7
installation is overdue, and I might abandon binary file
handling with CVS completely). CVS checkin, export.
- Thu May 16 23:55:14 1996
Finally got around to reorganize the general web/net pages,
namely PGP, Majordomo, Hypermail (yet). Once more changed
linkage and repositories (sigh). Added a few doom files on
request. Updated the May Hypermail archive. Added a make_clean
script, changed web/legal icons to blue/cyan. Added Hypermail
pages, fixed some (very few) dangling links. A validation
run is definitely in order.
- Fri May 10 11:32:58 1996
Fixed background color include, added copyright page and pinters,
complete image and doc CVS checkin. Do not worry, the colors will
be replaced by more decent ones (differently tinted whites).
- Thu May 9 00:10:04 1996
Added PGP documents, and did minor changes in all directories.
Partial CVS update (not images).
- Wed May 8 23:18:22 1996
Non-keyword binary CVS checkin for GIF, XBM etc. now handled
with shellscript, as I do not trust XEmacs CVS frontend.
Added the PGP documentation and files. Added DOOM pages
pointer, but no content yet.
- Wed May 8 22:56:46 1996
Shell script now handles color icons/thumb/back generation, as
links and CVS make for persistent screwups.
- Wed May 8 22:28:24 1996
Added NerdsCrap "bgcolor" and "background", using color as
low bandwidth category indicator (hopefully will ease Joost's
embarrassment for referencing my plain pages :).
- Wed May 8 11:48:44 1996
Created a few better backgrounds with xv. Integrated rsc and r3D
directories (mostly empty). Changed author pages to point to
current home, no private files locally. CVS checkin.
- Wed May 8 01:10:40 1996
Added the r95 pages and the licenses pages, fixed minor icon/link
problems, created a few more shades of white. Edited licenses
pages, made a few updates to r95 pages. Shortcut to download
- Tue May 7 23:30:22 1996
Moved certain "welcome.html" and "dE_home.html" to "index.html",
as UNIX links are not handled with CVS (in emacs frontend).
The manual checkin of binaries (namely, "/icons/*.gif") created
copies, which is fine with me.
- Mon May 6 11:26:17 1996
Quick and dirty port of the QuakeDev and Dreadnought pages,
still dangling links and missing pages.
- Mon May 6 00:20:51 1996
Initial CVS check-in of dE home pages.
- Mon May 6 00:02:06 1996
In summary: the dEngine pages have been removed from the
university domain and moved to www.gamers.org. I now maintain
a local Apache installation for editing, and will re-edit
- Tue Apr 23 17:50:41 1996
Added "finger firstname.lastname@example.org" dump (the log).
Fixed duplicate "editing qtest1" copy, reordered id info pages.
- Sun Apr 21 09:17:05 1996
Fixed misleading pages on Michael Abrash's articles
published in Dr. Dobb's Sourcebook, added references.
with public PGP key
1995-1998 by author. All rights reserved.
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