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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Clients: Commandline option -a (PR#923)
From: Egbert Hinzen <garfy@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 06:19:26 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Raimar Falke wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 09:11:08PM -0700, Egbert Hinzen wrote:
> > #: client/civclient.c:121
> > msgid "  -a, --autoconnect\tAutomatically connect to server\n"
> >
> >
> > This help text should be changed to make it more understandable:
> > like "-l, --local\tConnect to local server".
> No. Since you can specify with -s anther server.

But an help text should give a little information - specially if there is
no other source to get it!

Do you like "Disable server selcetion menu"?

> Maybe it's messages about n tries every n.nn seconds should be shown
> only in DEBUG mode.
> I put them in since otherwise the player has no feedback. Printing a
> point at every connections attempt may also be a solution.

I would prefer just a "Try to connect to %s..."

BTW: Why results "I try every 0.0500 seconds for 100 times" in an error
message counting more than 135000000 (135 million) tries?

Egbert Hinzen
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