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Offline Last Active Jul 02 2013 06:20 PM

#5034061 On a scale from 1 to 10 how bad of an idea would it be to use a JSON like for...

Posted by on 19 February 2013 - 01:44 AM

You could give the MessagePack protocol (http://msgpack.org/) a go.  It's like a binary JSON with readers and writers in many languages.  I've successfully used it on a server network running LuaJIT to transfer data around, and it's quite compact.

#5027651 Home-made BSP map editor

Posted by on 31 January 2013 - 04:36 PM

Particularly, q3map2 was developed by some very clever and knowledgeable people (John Carmack of id, and Randy Reddig of Splash Damage).  If q3map2 is taking a long time to compile your maps you are very, very unlikely to improve on that with your own code.  Four minutes is a long time for a map - which stage is it slow in?  BSP, VIS, or lighting?