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bitterman

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Can't open modwiki.xnet.fi
« on: November 20, 2018, 09:27:47 PM »
Is there any mirror?

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Re: Can't open modwiki.xnet.fi
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2018, 11:33:15 AM »
Whoever put it there should have foresaw that eventually it will go down. Gotta use Google for everything - if Google goes down, it means the end of the digital world  ::)

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Re: Can't open modwiki.xnet.fi
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2018, 08:08:41 PM »
Who ever started the rumer that nothing in the internet is never gone started the biggest tech lie of all time.  :)
I messaged caedes on twitter asking about it.
https://twitter.com/The_Happy_Friar/status/1065410818651639808

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Re: Can't open modwiki.xnet.fi
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2018, 08:17:16 PM »
Don't worry, I asked kordex (who runs the server) about it, it's just a server migration and should be back in the next days.

Furthermore, the whole content of modwiki is mirrored at https://github.com/OpenTechEngine/modWiki if you really want to view it *now* you could run gitit locally with that data.
You could also clone that git repo so you have a local backup just in case Github gets shut down and kordex and me both get run over by a bus or something like that.


Oh yeah, while I'm here: I have a dhewm3 release candidate that needs testing: https://github.com/dhewm/dhewm3/releases/tag/1.5.0_RC2
You might also be interested in the dhewm3 SDK which allows creating Mods for/porting Mods to dhewm3: https://github.com/dhewm/dhewm3-sdk (yes, the code still needs to be under GPL, no, old mod DLLs still won't work, they need to be ported to the new SDK and recompiled)
Some old Mods are already ported: Classic Doom III, HardQore2 and DentonMod.
There's also a new version of Ruiner (now called Rivensin) which is dhewm3 exclusive: https://www.moddb.com/mods/ruiner
« Last Edit: November 21, 2018, 09:04:29 PM by caedes »

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Re: Can't open modwiki.xnet.fi
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2018, 11:59:20 PM »
Thanks for the information!

Watch out for buses! ;)

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« Last Edit: November 22, 2018, 12:03:39 AM by bitterman »