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Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by Lord_Kata » October 20th, 2012, 1:09 pm

One thing I have a problem is with the game, is that there is no filter, moderation, etc. on the multiplayer. People can curse you out, and nothing happens. My idea is either we,
A. Add a 'report' button.
B. Have a filter so any time someone writes S***,D*** etc. it will not appear in the chat.

Wesnoth should be appropriate for all ages. And kids play the game. I think this would be a great feature, keeping the game clean. I have ran into some people where they would just swear up a storm, cursing me, etc.
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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by Captain_Wrathbow » October 20th, 2012, 2:33 pm

If you are hosting the game, you can warn people that you do not want any swearing, and kick people (or silence them) if they do swear. If you are not hosting, and playing with other random people, then... you can choose not to play with those people. Honestly, I would never go into the Wesnoth MP lobby and join a game with random people, or set up a game that any random person could join. I only play with people I know, who are mature and responsible enough not to act like that.

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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by nuorc » October 20th, 2012, 2:54 pm

Lord_Kata wrote:A. Add a 'report' button.
You do know that you already can summon a mod?
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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by Crendgrim » October 20th, 2012, 5:11 pm

Lord_Kata wrote:B. Have a filter so any time someone writes S***,D*** etc. it will not appear in the chat.
A lot of coding with little outcome. First, each spam filter has its disadvantages (not covering everything wrong, having a lot of false positives), which is frustrating and hard to maintain. Then, there are a lot of languages used on the MP server. Despite the official language being English, I always see all kinds of languages being spoken; and as each language has its own swear words, the incompleteness of a hypothetical filter would grow immensely.
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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by Lord_Kata » October 20th, 2012, 5:47 pm

nuorc wrote:
Lord_Kata wrote:A. Add a 'report' button.
You do know that you already can summon a mod?
Well, I'm not just saying this for my self, I mean for general use. Again, people with different religions, ages, etc. are playing the game, and we should filter it.
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Lord_Kata wrote:B. Have a filter so any time someone writes S***,D*** etc. it will not appear in the chat.
A lot of coding with little outcome. First, each spam filter has its disadvantages (not covering everything wrong, having a lot of false positives), which is frustrating and hard to maintain. Then, there are a lot of languages used on the MP server. Despite the official language being English, I always see all kinds of languages being spoken; and as each language has its own swear words, the incompleteness of a hypothetical filter would grow immensely.
And that make's sense.
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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by Sapient » October 20th, 2012, 7:07 pm

It might be useful to some users to have this feature. Although, as you said, it has its limitations.

In case you weren't aware, there is already a way to mute observers:

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:muteall
    toggles muting/silencing of all observers on/off
:mute [username]
    mute a specific observer. If no username is supplied the muted usernames are displayed.
And the /ignore chat command ...

People like that probably deserve a spot in your ignores list anyway.
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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by nuorc » October 21st, 2012, 12:15 am

Lord_Kata wrote:Well, I'm not just saying this for my self, I mean for general use. Again, people with different religions, ages, etc. are playing the game, and we should filter it.
Well, general use would be knowing the Code of Conduct and going by it, or else know what to do. With warning, muting, ignoring and calling a mod I believe there's a complete set of measures.

And I don't think filtering would work/be worthwhile. (I just took my duck to sussex for good f***)
Lord_Kata wrote:And that make's sense.
I don't know if you mean the filter should grow or agree that it's futile.


*** = ood. Depending on your fantasy you might have three false positives/hints to bypass a filter/potential problems for filters.
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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by Xudo » October 22nd, 2012, 2:37 pm

Crendgrim wrote:and as each language has its own swear words, the incompleteness of a hypothetical filter would grow immensely.
You forgot the option to write swear words using letters of other language and symbols.

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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by Colouredbox » October 22nd, 2012, 4:12 pm

People would just end up typing d.umb.
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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by nuorc » October 22nd, 2012, 7:33 pm

Colouredbox wrote:People would just end up typing d.umb.
Once AI is finished, maybe we could get those guys on that! :lol2:
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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by MetalKing » November 14th, 2012, 3:44 pm

is there no slap (leader.hp-=5), kick and ban? these are essential and should be sufficient for all situtations.
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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by Xudo » November 15th, 2012, 12:56 pm

There is a kick and ban commands.

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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by JaMiT » November 15th, 2012, 8:00 pm

xudojnik wrote:There is a kick and ban commands.
If you are not hosting?

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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by Xudo » November 16th, 2012, 3:49 pm

JaMiT wrote:
xudojnik wrote:There is a kick and ban commands.
If you are not hosting?
If [censored] hosting, then you can just quit. If there is 2 other people, and one of them is [censored], then you can easily convince host to kick him.

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Re: Chat Moderation-Filter

Post by JaMiT » November 17th, 2012, 5:44 pm

Well, at least there is agreement on some points, even if the discussion is going circular...
Captain_Wrathbow wrote:If you are not hosting, and playing with other random people, then... you can choose not to play with those people.
xudojnik wrote:If **** hosting, then you can just quit. If there is 2 other people, and one of them is ****, then you can easily convince host to kick him.
(Yes, I did apply my own filter to an incorrect use of terminology. Swearing is about civility and manners, not intelligence.)

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