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The Croquet Project: An open source solution to the OS monopoly

Madison, Wis. - In Victorian England, the game of croquet was a completely neutral area where social ranking and gender didn't matter, and people could share the latest news without inhibition.

For the past few years, it has been the goal of a research team working from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the
Full article >>> on Croquet for two years. "Although it brings people to information, it does a very bad job of doing anything else."

At a presentation given Oct. 13 at the Fluno Center in Madison, Lombardi and Austin showed how they were making the Internet do its job differently. They opened with a 3-D courtyard dubbed the "Cirque du Croquet."

Using avatars of the White Rabbit and Alice Little......

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"It's the true spirit of open-source," he added. "But don't blame us if you have a problem."

The system is programmed as a peer-to-peer connection, which offers benefits over other online services, according to Lombardi. The system has no main server that can crash, providing more room for each person to affect the system.

Applications of Croquet

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Since Croquet was designed as a highly modifiable environment, developers intend to keep adding new tools and capabilities. Clotho, the software company, plans to improve the video conferencing capability, developing prototype video capabilities designed to exceed the current limits of video handling and speed, Austin said.

Eventually, said Lombardi, users of C......

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Les Chappell is a writer for WTN in Madison. He can be reached at


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