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... as well as to make his profile retain it''s moderator rights. He marks an era of great programmers that were also willing to help. I say we either retire or reserve the Yann L name. Just sign below if you agree: Dragon88

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I agree, but I don'' think this petition is necessary...I don''t believe Yann is going to close his account here, and afaik, you cannot have 2 accounts with the same username. He should be safe.

It''s the thought that counts tho

Waramp.

"Before you insult a man, walk a mile in his shoes.
That way, when you do insult him, you''ll be a mile away, and you''ll have his shoes."

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quote:
Original post by Dragon88
... as well as to make his profile retain it''s moderator rights. He marks an era of great programmers that were also willing to help. I say we either retire or reserve the Yann L name. Just sign below if you agree:

Dragon88


I posted that in the Lounge too a few days ago...

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personally i think all his posts ACTUALLY dealing with graphics design, programming, and theory should be put as [ a ] memorial post(s) in dedication to him.

and for those who can complete can just submit the addendums to Dave or Kevin.

Long Live Yann!!


edit: i didn't realize if you put "a" inside [] that'll create an automatic link/clicky.

i thought a Mod was screwing with my post

[edited by - Alpha_ProgDes on November 16, 2003 12:46:13 PM]

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i''m on your side, too ! great idea.

especially the thread about "material/shaer system implementation" should be, at least, announced somewhere - i think this thread is a valueable ressource for everyone thinking about implementing such thing.



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There is no way to delete accounts; once you register a name, it''s there as long as GameDev.net exists. Even manually editing the database isn''t feasible due to the posts already posted by that person. And imagine the chaos if people could take others'' names... especially moderator names! No, there''ll be no "retiring" of Yann''s name because all our names are ours only.

~CGameProgrammer( );

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Is there the possibility to get all of Yann L''s threads and comments collected together in a zip or pdf? I''m sure it would be a valuable collection of information.

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quote:
Original post by Anonymous Poster
Is there the possibility to get all of Yann L''s threads and comments collected together in a zip or pdf? I''m sure it would be a valuable collection of information.

Yeah that would be a great idea! But the problem is how we are going to do it...perhaps an administrator could do this?

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I think we should just sticky something like this:
Yann's threads

==========on shadows
shadom maps :: 1
:: 2
:: 3
:: 4
pfft :: 1
sw :: 1
soft :: 1

==========on lighting
Doom3 ::
1
SH :: 1
:: 2
Radiosity :: 1
:: 2
:: 3

==========on pixel/vertex shaders
perpixel :: 1
library system :: 1
SG incorporation:: 1
plus raytracing :: 1


==========on sky
clouds :: 1
atmosphere :: 1
coloring :: 1


==========culling
ABTrees :: 1
:: 2
:: 3
:: 4
OCT+BSP :: 1
HOM :: 1
:: 2
choose occluder :: 1
occ + octree :: 1
Dynamic culls :: 1
Spherical trees :: 1


==========scene graph stuffage
:: 1
:: 2
plus terrarin :: 1


==========on sorting
mergesort :: 1


==========on water
lecture :: 1


==========on terrin
blending :: 1
plus sg :: 1
algo :: 1
snow :: 1


==========bump mapping
:: 1
:: 2
:: 3
water :: 1


==========on randomness
:: 1


==========on his engine
:: 1

to the top of the Graphics Theory and Programming forum.



(This isn't my work, I just copied from someone before me, and now, I don't remember who.)

-Michael
(edit: cleaned up links)

[edited by - thr33d on November 17, 2003 12:13:21 PM]

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So... now Yann is a demigod to you guys? Jesus, everytime someone with some skill comes around you all jump on the bandwagon and ride their nuts into the sunset. I mean hey, I like Yann as much the next guy and I read what he has to say because he knows what he''s doing, but I don''t want to "memorialize" his effing posts.

Get real.

James Simmons
MindEngine Development
http://medev.sourceforge.net

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