[Computer-go] CGOS Dropped Connections - Two automatic losses on time.

Michael Williams michaelwilliams75 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 15:19:59 PST 2010


Yes, keep passwords secret.


On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 4:39 PM, Robert Finking <robertfinkng555 at o2.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi
>
> On 09/11/2010 12:26, Don Dailey wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 12:10 AM, Michael Williams
>> <michaelwilliams75 at gmail.com <mailto:michaelwilliams75 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>    > It's a nice approach - simple and effective - but needs
>>    safeguards I think. If two people are using the standard engine pack,
>>    > the second person who comes along will boot the first off the
>>    server.
>>
>>    Wouldn't they be using different engine names and passwords?  If they
>>    use the engine pack out of the box without customizing the name and
>>    password then it's their fault if they get booted.
>>
>>
>> Yes,  the idea is not to share an account but for the server to somehow
>> recognize them as standard players.
>>
> I think I missed a step in my explanation. I am trying to get back to the
> original suggestions on this topic  of using a single digit numeric suffix.
> This uses the mechanism already built into the client - thanks Don =) -
> which allows you to specify multiple alternative logins in the same config
> file. Each engine picks a suffix at random. There are three advantages to
> this:
>
>   * it satisfies those who wanted a single digit suffix
>   * it solves the problem with Mogo needing restarting
>   * suffixes get selected automatically - this means the end users
>     don't need to grab a suffix which is then solely used by then
>
> Of course this relies on their being a standard shared password. If however
> you would prefer to stick with the one-suffix-per-user, I agree that the
> "2nd login causes boot" is a simple and effective solution, especially when
> combined with the other ideas!
>
> So, shall I move back to the beta2 suffix (set by the user in the
> suffixes.txt file) so that we can go with the suggested approach?
>
> Kind regards
>
> Raffles
>>
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