Not, apparently, content with the Display Names update converting existing user account names to their 1982 ungrammatical Neanderthal RFC821 equivalents, there’s apparently another surprise in store under the hood.

Apparently chat logs are getting written as LLSD files now.

{‘from’:’Second Life’,’from_id’:u00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000,’message’:’Teleport completed from secondlife://Aditi/secondlife/Mesh Sandbox 14/21/123/56′,’source_type’:i0,’time’:’2010/08/31 20:44′}

Yes, there’s an option to toggle them to plain-text – if you remember to set it – but it isn’t the default.

So, the default is slower, harder and no fun at all. What’s up with that?

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