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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Play By E-Mail - PBEM
From: "Per I. Mathisen" <per@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2003 15:52:43 +0000 (GMT)

On Sun, 25 May 2003, Raimar Falke wrote:
> The problem is another one: it isn't fair. In a "normal" freeciv turn
> all players move at the same time. This isn't possible in PBEM. The
> one solution we came up was that we need to record the commands of the
> all players and thenexecute them at the server in a fair manner which
> is very likely pseudo parallel. This requires major code rewrite and
> is unlikely to happen.

Alternating move phases solves this problem. (See TODO on web page.)

  - Per

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