[RegAPIList] SLURL for RegAPI estates?

Ron Blechner ron at involve3d.com
Tue Aug 18 19:53:42 PDT 2009

Why not just forget the SLURL and use the map API?


On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 10:19 PM, Jenese B<jenese at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have some private estates that are limited to avatars created with our
> RegAPI caps.
> I would like to provide a link via SLURL, however that has 3 downsides:
> The large orange button in the top right to sign up for mainland SL, instead
> of through our RegAPI implementation.
> Users can move the map and try to teleport to other estates.
> No ability to include links in the "msg"? Though I customized our slurl
> using the msg, title, and img content to the querystring per
> http://slurl.com/about.php and that all works, it fails as soon as I put a
> link in.
> What workarounds are there for these?
> #1 - Can the button be removed? It will definately be confusing for the
> users - we want to make sure they sign up via RegAPI otherwise they won't
> have access to us.
> I thought at least #3 might help, if I followed the standard message's
> example and gave the user a link to sign up at our site using our RegAPI.
> I get a 404 when trying to include a link the "msg=" parameter of the SLURL
> querystring.
> Using URL encoding does not seem to help:
> %3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A%2F%2Fwww.someurl.com%2F%22%3ESign%20up%20here%3C%2Fa%3E.%20
> My goal is to simply follow the standard message's example and give the user
> a link to sign up at our site using our RegAPI so that they can actually
> reach our estate:
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Ron Blechner
Chief Technology Officer
Involve, Inc

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