[bf1942] We REALLY need the BF2 Python API

Paul Bowsher paul.bowsher at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 09:00:06 EDT 2005

Woody seems to think there's a possibility of 'parameter' being
blocking or non-blocking.

On 6/26/05, "Einar S. Idsø" <esi at itk.ntnu.no> wrote:
> Sure, that was our intention all along. We're just cleaning up the code
> a bit, adding comments and such.
> If by "callback registration" you mean calls on the form
> host.registerHandler('EventName', pythonEventHandler[, parameter]), then
> yes, we have that working. We have no idea what "parameter" is, but so
> far it seems like it's necessary to put a 1 there. Additionally, the
> function specified by pythonEventHandler needs to have the correct
> number of arguments, a number which depends on the actual event.
> We'll be posting more later on (hopefully today) when we've got
> everything put together.
> Einar
> Forrest Thiessen wrote:
> > Your script sounds really great--any change you would be willing to
> > share it?
> >
> > Does this mean you solved the problem with getting callback registration
> > to work?  I'm still messing with it--I think I've tried around 64 of the
> > 190  ;-) possible variations I've thought of, and so far none have
> > worked.  This is slow going, trying to figure everything out in reverse.
> >
> > On the other hand, I've had very good luck with
> > host.registerGameStatusHandler(pythonEventHandler). . . it works exactly
> > like you would expect it to.  You can only get so far with game status
> > changes, though!
> >
> > --Forrest (aka "Woody")
> >
> >
> > Einar S. Idsø wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Shamelessly following up on my own post here:
> >>
> >>We've just finished a script to perform autokick of players based on
> >>ping (measure every 30 seconds, if ping goes above limit three times,
> >>you're out). This was a lot of hard work w/o any documentation on the
> >>API. Thank goodness for the Wiki-page!
> >>
> >>But to my question: We all know about the game.sayall command by now. It
> >>will spam some text in green at the top left. We use this to inform
> >>players when they exceed the ping-limit and when they are about to be
> >>kicked. We think it would be much better to have text in a red
> >>warning-color for this, and possibly placed in the middle of the screen
> >>instead of the top corner. It would also be nice to send the message
> >>directly to the player instead of spamming it to the entire server.
> >>
> >>So does anyone know of any other rcon- og Py-functions for sending
> >>messages to the server/individual players? We were able to find a
> >>function called bf.gameLogic.sendServerMessage() in
> >>python/bf2/stats/stats.py, but it seems like it's not working right (the
> >>function in stats.py where it is used seems to be unfinished as well).
> >>
> >>Einar
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >

Paul Bowsher
IT Systems Developer
Simply Stuck Ltd

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