[quake3-bugzilla] [Bug 5453] New: Rcon tell patch

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Fri Mar 23 16:54:39 EDT 2012


           Summary: Rcon tell patch
           Product: ioquake3
           Version: SVN HEAD
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows Vista
            Status: NEW
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: P3
         Component: Misc
        AssignedTo: zakk at icculus.org
        ReportedBy: lrq3000 at gmail.com
         QAContact: quake3-bugzilla at icculus.org

Created attachment 3101
  --> https://bugzilla.icculus.org/attachment.cgi?id=3101
rcon /tell patch

Here is a patch to implement rcon /tell (was ported from Smokin' Guns).

This is particularly useful for third-party administration tools such as Big
Brother Bot (to name one) to talk to a specific player instead of spamming the
entire server. I would say that it's even necessary to allow a normal usage of
these tools.

Rcon /say is already implemented, so I think that rcon /tell was just missed by
ID Softwares at the time.

The patch attached here is a port from Smokin' Guns to OpenArena, but it is so
straightforward that I think it's unnecessary to make a new diff against

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