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[Proposal] Simutrans Tools site - creation
« on: July 08, 2009, 09:35:41 PM »
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I just want to show the idea of creating a Simutrans Tools site (tools.simutrans.com) where all Simutrans tools would be reunited and released to the public, including MakeObj, the tools itself and the code (if open-source).

Today, several tools are dispersed everywhere and some sites are down (like simuconf). Currently most of all Simutrans tools are "findable" here: http://hd.simutrans.com/tools/

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Re: [Proposal] Simutrans Tools site - creation
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2009, 09:51:57 PM »
That's a good idea :-)

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Re: [Proposal] Simutrans Tools site - creation
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2009, 09:39:54 AM »
Good idea, but it can't just be a page of links.

I'd like to see project pages, blogs, FAQs/wiki type documentation, an archive of previous releases (and even version management/SVN integrated).

Basically SourceForge in a tin. That would be a truely useful website for the Simutrans development community.

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Re: [Proposal] Simutrans Tools site - creation
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2009, 11:45:43 AM »
SF is no doubt a good place to host all source codes and the tools for download.

But, I also think of an interface where the community will have contact with external public. This interface is justly a site for downloads and enough info about the tools, as well a blog and so on... things that will captivate public to get involved with Simutrans development. And we are having a discussion about it here: http://forum.simutrans.com/index.php?topic=1345.msg26778#msg26778.

This forum will play a hole as place for developing part: add-ons, translations, source, tools, contests...as it is happening now.