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To: Egbert Hinzen <garfy@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx, bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Clients: Commandline option -a (PR#923)
From: Raimar Falke <hawk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 15:24:19 +0200
Reply-to: rf13@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 03:19:02PM +0200, Egbert Hinzen wrote:
> 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!

What is wrong with "Automatically connect to the given server by
skipping the connect dialog" aka "Automatisches Verbinden mit dem
angegebenen Server durch weglassen des Verbinden-Dialogs"?

> Do you like "Disable server selcetion menu"?

"Skip connection dialog"

> > 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?

Because you forgot one "%s".


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