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Subject: [FreeCiv-Java] Re: JFreeciv experiences
From: "Per I. Mathisen" <Per.Inge.Mathisen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2002 13:36:28 +0100 (MET)

On Fri, 22 Mar 2002, Ben Mazur wrote:
> The C version of freeciv has made an effort not to break the protocol
> format in quite a while.

The C version exists in two versions - a stable release 1.12.0, and a
development version that is continually under development and which will
eventually become the new stable release.

As far as I know, jfreeciv communicates with stable freeciv servers, not
development servers. So the network protocol should be same until 1.13 is

The C version tries to be backwards and forwards compatible in the network
protocol using capabilities, which jfreeciv should probably know about one
day. For now it is probably simpler to just communicate with stable server

jfreeciv looks very promising.

(c developer)

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