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Thursday, August 13, 2020


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1st vehicle was 2-3 seconds.

2nd vehicle was approx. 3.5 seconds.

3rd vehicle was 1 second.

4th vehicle was approx. 2.5 - 2.75 seconds.

5th vehicle was 8 seconds.

6th vehicle was 4.25 seconds.

7th vehicle was 1 second.

8th vehicle was nearly 3 seconds.

9th vehicle was 1 second.

Remember folks, milliseconds go very quickly and you will go past the one second mark on nearly every vehicle.

So on average, and on the beta grid mind you where hardly anyone but creators head to, those vehicles are averaging 2.91 - 3.1 seconds of sim crossing via the cloud deployment. Bare in mind that there's hardly any user in the area as it's the beta grid. That crossing is not an improvement whatsoever.

For the crossings to be flawless, it would literally have to be an open world environment where everything is connected seamlessly, IE: MMOs. MMOs have seamless crossings because they're designed to be open world for the most part.
SL sims are not connected in that seamless manner and require a couple of seconds to negotiate the crossing. When this goes live, and the masses with their overly high poly and vastly poorly optimized content (mesh) get to play with this, then you'll see how this does not fix the problem of sim crossings.

Remember folks, SL was never developed to handle this. The more they continue to add band-aids to the source code and reverse-built engine, the closer they get to the point where they can no longer update SL. This is exactly one of the many reasons why the second generation of MMOCs must be embraced and given the chance to flourish.


Oh, and yes, before anyone says that I'm full of it and counted too fast; I actually did watch the video and actually counted the seconds from each crossing, making certain I did it rhythmically to get my figures.

Huck Hax

Linden Lab have now published some information on this. The cloud migration exposed some old bugs which has prompted a re-engineering of how sim crossings are done. https://community.secondlife.com/blogs/entry/5560-whoosh-what%E2%80%99s-up-with-region-crossings


Seem's the Linden's did indeed do the thing .. just didn't mention doing the thing till the thing was spotted and people started testing to see if the thing was real.

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