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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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Summer Haas

"BOM doesn't mean jack shit if the creators don't swap for it since the user can't, because all the crap human [avatar] trash content is no-mod." - It would be nice if Linden Lab quoted this in their official release.

fionalein

Just as we need one omega per mesh body /mesh head brand, we will need one system layer per brand. BoM will improve some things, but if you do not wnat to thrown out of a club for "wearing a demo skin" or "trolling" I reccomend you not to use it untill two compatible firestorm updates have passed... as the ever charmant NiranV tried to point out people just will not see it before.

Mondy Bristol

Anyone who has been following the BoM development forums, trying it out on the beta grid and keeping up with the Omega, creater groups will know that like Slink, the main brands have been working on having their products ready for this and have been holding back until LL released it in their main viewer. Some may even hold it back until Firestorm release it. There isn't even a FS beta with BoM yet. Meanwhile, Cool VL has had BoM built in for months for those that want to test it and don't want to use LL's viewer. (Although I wonder how many are familiar with the V1 interface now apart from Singularity users)
BoM despite it's current failings isn't likely to get anyone 'thrown out' of a club if you follow the process for using it correctly, which isn't hard..really, it's not! Suggesting that when FS do have a release people don't use it is just spreading FUD.
I'm viewer agnostic btw, not promoting Cool VL over any other.

Psistorm Ikura

IIRC BoM doesn't support materials yet, and with 100% of my content using materials - such as normal maps to optimize my meshes etc - it is entirely useless to me right now.
Why roll out materials, then roll out a baker that does not support this feature that's been around for so long? Correct me if BoM now has materials support, of course. This was just the last I heard of it.

Clara Seller

How much time has LL wasted reinventing the wheel like they'd never seen a wheel before? What is this strange new thing and will we be able to use it? Let's hope our creator class can figure it all out for us because we could never do it on our own. Imagine a texture that can appear on an object? It's like the apes staring at the obelisk in 2001:A Space Odyssey.

BOM is a great concept with endless possibilities. It's a solution we used to have before we created a problem. I'm anxious to see how complicated mesh body creators will make this. Will we have to put a quarter in a meter every hour before it automatically resets to default just to remind us that the content isn't really ours? I hope it comes with some sort of lock or explosive device to prevent just anyone from getting the keys to the creative kingdom.

Oh LL, why can't you just provide us with an updated good moldable piece of clay mannequin, like you used to, and let us chimps figure out our own destiny with a working set of sliders. It's become so tedious and boring having to learn to walk over and over again.

volran

anyone knows a good tutorial on BOM?

amandamagick

all mesh body and mesh head designers need to update to BOM otherwise we are all screwed.

Kacy

Here’s a tutorial I found that shows how to use BoM with any mesh head and body: http://juicybomb.com/2019/08/28/bakes-on-mesh/

Cs

Sorry after Slink refused to update that makes sense , I just see a lot of people just not even bothering with it. We have appliers that are no mod. Slink answer to this was just used the lag body.

So that's what im going to do, is use the old mesh lagging body, sorry.

So stupid we shouldn't need 2 mesh bodies and a system body to dress.

you mean in 32 layers that can be added you couldn't find a way to translate 6 layers of the old appliers in 32 is bs.
https://gyazo.com/c21fad209784c8ea9065a53c8cdc1bfd

In the end the lag wont stop because 3/4 of the mesh bodies will stay the same old laggy way. Also the creators will scream more no mod ip theft as people try to make their bodies work, as well as server cost going up because everyone that owns a applier needs to re upload the uuid. meaning that could be like 100,000 uploads per applier.

geoff beery

signature has already released a test BOM
mesh with their latest update

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