[physfs] google summer of code

Dennis Schridde devurandom at gmx.net
Wed Mar 5 17:47:31 EST 2008

Am Mittwoch, 5. März 2008 22:01:52 schrieb Arthur Nascimento:
> Hi
> Is Physfs going to participate on Google Summer of Code?
> I think it could. There is a lot of stuff in the TODO list and several
> archive formats it could support.
> You guys could even see if someone does the write support for some
> format already implemented read-only, even if it seems impossible.
> Throw the bait and see if anyone bytes.
> I think I could implement Total Annihilation's HPI format version 1,
> possibly version 2 also. Or maybe someone (me in the future) could
> implement Fallout's DAT format (there are 2 versions of this as well,
> but poorly documented or reverse engeneered). I bet there are a lot of
> other formats out there.
There is also Bethesda's .bsa and the .esp/.esm format. There even exist tools 
to support it, so maybe code could be ported/borrowed. (If that does not 
disqualify it as SoC project.)
(In at least 2 versions: TES3 + TES4)

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