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Re: Opensim-users Digest, Vol 25, Issue 3

FrankNichols
luthien,

How about having a library with books that you can read in world for
people that can't get to the library in rl. Also, there could be
instructions on how to use the library, tours with bot guides, etc.

Frank

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>    1. Examples of the use of Opensim in instruction / introduction
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> Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2009 12:15:11 +0200
> From: L?thien Athariel <[hidden email]>
> Subject: [Opensim-users] Examples of the use of Opensim in instruction
> / introduction / visual tours?
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> Hi all,
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> I work for a university library and our management is looking for a
> way to create instructions on how to use the library (say, for new
> students).
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> They have been thinking about various alternatives - ranging from
> audiotours on iPods, via a series of live action video's and even some
> homegrown chimaera's of powerpoint and video.
>
> I have been trying to raise their interest in considering using
> OpenSimulator as an environment to either create instructional video's
> in; or maybe even to create a "virtual library" in which one could
> walk around using a Hippo or SL client, which would open up a wealth
> of possibilities such as in-world presentations, instructions and
> whatnot, but which would also require the user to use these viewers.
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> For the first alternative; using OpenSimulator to create instructional
> video movies with, I have created some quick-and-dirty examples:
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> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvirBIRHCrg
> http://s625.photobucket.com/albums/tt333/melleth_luthien/?action=view&current=vitrines_final.flv
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> but I wonder whether there would exist other, better worked-out
> examples that might make them enthusiastic for the idea.
> Also, I would be very interested in any document, blog or other text -
> preferably from some authoritative source (you know how managers think
> ...) which would be supportive of the use of opensim in a context like
> this.
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> I'd appreciate any help,
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> thanks in advance!
> - luthien
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> Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2009 11:57:07 +0100
> From: Ai Austin <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [Opensim-users] Opensim-users Digest, Vol 25, Issue 2
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>> Can someone advise whether the UUID prompt means...
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>> Does it create a new region and user and give them the provided UUID
>> rather than a newly generated one (so you can retain old UUID in a
>> new clean installation) or does it try to tie up to assets already
>> thought to be in the database?
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>  > Which server?  Which command?
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> Using 0.6.6 postfixes prebuilt, version 9993
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> It arises when starting opensim.exe for first time as it asks for the
> initial region and avatar information.  but I assume it may also be
> there (when I get to that point) in create-region and create-user?
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