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As customers or service users, our past experiences and our beliefs about a company, its support, products and services are frequently more important than the present actualities. Why? Because it’s what we believe to be true that drives our decisions, rather than what is actually true.

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I’ve been trying to figure out what, if anything, the Lab’s new viewer development model actually means in practical terms. Acta non verba and all that. Just because something is said to be better (or worse) doesn’t necessarily mean that it is.

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Well, another session with Snowglobe, and yet another uncontrolled network flood. This time, though, I was able to isolate the traffic that was flooding the connection from the other hurly-burly that happens on the wire during routine operation and SL sessions.

It was Vivox. 400 megabytes of traffic blown through in minutes. And I’m a non voice-user, on a non-voice-enabled parcel. Since I’m on a capped connection (as most users outside North America are), this was naturally of great concern to me. On the highest bandwidth plan available to me, I can only have about 600MB during the day, peak, which must then be divided among the whole family.

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May 25 2009

JIRA is a proprietary enterprise software product, developed by Atlassian, commonly used for bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management.

In Second Life terms, "a JIRA" refers to a tracked issue, tracked bug or feature request.

JIRA VWR-8049 is a feature request.

This JIRA, when implemented, will allow the user to choose their preferred next-owner-permissions as defaults for newly-created assets.

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