Zorba the Hutt (zorbathut) wrote,
Zorba the Hutt
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summary of my current project

"So Sony's got an equivalent to XBox Live, right?"
"Uh-huh."
"And it's got this authentication server that we need to use."
"Right."
"And we've got this 500,000 line codebase which contains all the Sony Online code to hook a PS2 to the network."
"Right."
"Well, it doesn't talk to the authentication server. The people who wrote it never got around to including that."
"Okay."
"Nobody at Sony knows how the authentication server works. Nobody at Sony knows how the codebase works."
"Ooookay."
"Here's several pieces of source that might be related. Here's an out-of-date FAQ, and here's the library that, in theory, does it."
". . . Okay . . ."
"You get to add authentication server support to the codebase."
"Oy."
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