[RegAPIList] are last name ids static?

Peter Haik peter at metaversatility.com
Wed Jul 25 10:50:42 PDT 2007


That ID should never change.

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Peter Haik
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On 7/25/07, Cameron Bowe (cbowe) <cbowe at cisco.com> wrote:
>
> A sub-question of this for me, would be this:
>
> I only register avatars using one last name every time.  Will that last
> name ID ever change?  As far as I'm concerned, the fewer requests I can
> make to the (sometimes unreliable) regAPI for each avatar created the
> better, and if the IDs never change I don't need to request that data
> every time.
>
> -Cameron
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: regapi-bounces at lists.secondlife.com
> [mailto:regapi-bounces at lists.secondlife.com] On Behalf Of jDavid
> Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 12:29 PM
> To: Mickael Jauneau
> Cc: regapi at lists.secondlife.com
> Subject: Re: [RegAPIList] are last name ids static?
>
> the worst case, is that you get an error message from LL telling you
> that last name is not valid.
>
> on this note, it does make the api less scalable for LL when they
> implement it this way.  i have been thinking about a last name filter
> function, given a first name, and it seems like the load should be
> pretty high on LL, but it is a feature that my users have really asked
> for.  my plan is to try it on a beta site sometime to see how well it
> works.
>
> another feature that i was thinking of trying was a fill ratting on
> certian last names.  so as users get the response of "name taken" i
> would score a point against that last name. i would then normalize the
> points on a non linear scale to give the user a simple benchmark that
> would let them know the likely hood of thier first name working.
>
> a name generator would be interesting too.
>
> On 7/25/07, Mickael Jauneau <mjauneau at gmail.com> wrote:
> > According to the API information, one should expect changes...  but
> > the risk of calling a non existing name is probably very low!
> >
> > I personally call for the names every time. This way, I do not need to
>
> > bother. It's a quick call, and the effort to call and keep the data
> > during one registration is, to me, easier than getting the data every
> > 24 hours to store it in a DB and then read from there.
> >
> > MJ
> >
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