[messages] [General Discussion] Question: How did VASSAL get its name?

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Sun Mar 1 21:10:14 CET 2015


Thus spake Tim M:
> 
> "uckelman" wrote:
> >  This would have been before 28 March 2003, which was the
> > release date for VASSAL 1.1.8 and the earliest release for which I
> > know
> > a date.
> > 
> 
> 
> Digging through my archives... :)
> 
> Vassal 1.0.1 was released Jan 3 2003 and was an urgent bugfix for the
> original 1.0 because of a nullpointer error when trying to connect to
> the server. The original Vassal 1.0 was release on Dec 31 2002,
> everything before that was 1.0beta#'s.

Thanks for that, Tim! I've added those two versions to the current
CHANGES file.

Do you know anything about the release history of VASL before that?
 
> Some of the very first modules to be released in the first few months of
> vassal's release were

I recognize a lot of those names...

-- 
J.


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