rFactor2 Rank: Looking for beta testers

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  1. hoover

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    Great news, thanks again for testing. No worries Jim, rf2 Rank's development pace isn't exactly approaching lightspeed, either :)
     
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    :D My signature should read:
    "I have two speeds: slow and stop. Do you want me to shift?"
     
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    Hehe, sounds familiar :)

    All the best,

    Uwe
     
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    @hoover
    I ran some laps at the Red Bull Ring GP with the BMW M2 CS. My times appear under RED_BULL_RING_GP in the World Records list, but they appear under Red Bull / A1 Ring (rather than Red Bull Ring GP) when I search for lap times using the Track list.
     
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    There are 4 versions of that track in the database.

    The modders often use strange naming conventions when naming the tracks & the files with make up the tracks, sometimes they don't tie up too well, as you've found.

    1.JPG 2.JPG 3.JPG 4.JPG
     
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    General lockdown musings.....

    How much server space do you have, Uwe?

    Mr Smiles could adapt his script (again) & have it pull in the Transparent Trainer file for the best lap(s) (if available) & upload along with the times, with a link to d/l when viewing. Maybe only for World Records should server space be an issue.

    Chasing a ghost car might be more desirable that blindly chasing the clock.

    Just a thought.
     
  7. hoover

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    Server space is rather tight I'm afraid. I wasn't even aware the transparent trainer file is still a thing :)

    BTW I'm hunting down a spurious bug that crashed the "view laptimes" page... if anyone has seen this error can you please re-test?

    Thanks & all the best, Uwe
     
  8. Dave^

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    Is it possible to have the selection boxes side-by-side?

    There's a lot of blank white space at 16:9.

    Not noticed any bugs/crashing. Is it a particular car/track combo or random?
     
  9. hoover

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    I think this might have affected all accounts that were created after the move to python3, but I'm not sure. I'll keep an eye out for those emails (I'm getting a notification when this error occurs).

    Thanks for testing!

    Uwe
     
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    Yep, I've seen that too, will look into it.

    Cheers, Uwe
     
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    Is there any way to get this....?

    [​IMG]


    I guess there are too many car/track combos though.

    Must find my GPL cd....
     
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    Surely you're joking, right? :)

    I've made some attempts to establish some form of handicap for the original beta content and an f1-style one using the real life laptimes from GPs as benchmarks, but here rf2's flexibility is also its curse. rf2 is too much of a moving target IMHO to serve as a benchmark of sorts that folks can compare themselves to: Weather, realroad, physics & track updates, BoP changes to existing cars and simply too much variety to choose from.

    GPLRank (I wrote v1 back in the 90s) had only a few cars and chassis to worry about, and even less so when it came to updates, and came with a nice set of replays that could be used for the benchmark times. I don't see any of this happening for rf2.

    All the best,

    Uwe
     
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    Not entirely....

    Below is the top of my "My Laps" page.

    It's pretty meaningless without clicking on each car to see where I am on the list for that combo.

    Another column or two with the WR & percentage of WR would be a good indicator as to which I need to improve the most.

    Maybe using static data rather than querying the database constantly?

    :D

    [​IMG]
     
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    Hi folks,

    I just updated the web framework to the latest version, let me know if you come across any issues.

    All the best,

    Uwe
     
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    The "my laps" page now displays the difference towards the overall world record (as suggested by Dave above).

    It's probably still buggy so let me know if the function works for you.

    All the best,

    Uwe
     
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    It seems to be working for me. Well done.
     

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