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To: Astarot <astarot-mailbox@xxxxxxx>
Cc: freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Play By E-Mail - PBEM
From: "Anthony J. Stuckey" <astuckey@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 12:59:03 -0500

On Sun, May 25, 2003 at 09:31:26AM +0400, Astarot wrote:
> Online mode is too expensive, modem connection is, as I suppose, hard to
> support... What about PBEM mode? That seems to be quite easy, only one
> option is to be added - a password on each nation in savegames.

        Modem connections can be trivially turned into TCP/IP connections with
software like SLIP and PPP.  There should be literally hundreds of HOWTOs
for this on the Internet.  There is no reason whatsoever for any game to
have to support direct modem-to-modem connectivity.

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