Client Side No-Swear filter

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Client Side No-Swear filter

by Evergreen » Fri May 10, 2013 20:48

The topic name says all. The reason I want this is to avoid conflicts about whether swearing is allowed or not on a server. This way, people can swear all they want, and there won't need to be any arguments about it. What do you think? Is it practical? Please leave a post stating what you think. Thanks for your time!
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by PilzAdam » Fri May 10, 2013 20:50

Client side doesnt make any sense. One could easy use a client that has this feature disabled.
 

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by Evergreen » Fri May 10, 2013 20:52

PilzAdam wrote:Client side doesnt make any sense. One could easy use a client that has this feature disabled.

Client side meaning that the server doesn't have to have the (in this case, the no swear filter) mod installed. Maybe add something to the options or something.
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by sfan5 » Fri May 10, 2013 21:58

Still makes no sense, everyone can go into the source and disable it
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by Evergreen » Fri May 10, 2013 22:05

sfan5 wrote:Still makes no sense, everyone can go into the source and disable it

I guess it would have to be a mod on the server then. It is doable through mod probably, with a command that turns it on and off for certain players.
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by PilzAdam » Fri May 10, 2013 22:17

Evergreen wrote:
sfan5 wrote:Still makes no sense, everyone can go into the source and disable it

I guess it would have to be a mod on the server then. It is doable through mod probably, with a command that turns it on and off for certain players.

I guess there are already mods for that.
 

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by kahrl » Sat May 11, 2013 00:34

Why does client side make no sense? I assume Evergreen means on the receiving side and PilzAdam on the sending side. Of course the latter can be easily circumvented. But if the filtering is on the receiving side, players that don't want to see swear words can enable the filter while others who don't care can keep it disabled. Seems like a fine concept to me.
 

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by Evergreen » Sat May 11, 2013 01:57

kahrl wrote:Why does client side make no sense? I assume Evergreen means on the receiving side and PilzAdam on the sending side. Of course the latter can be easily circumvented. But if the filtering is on the receiving side, players that don't want to see swear words can enable the filter while others who don't care can keep it disabled. Seems like a fine concept to me.

Exactly.
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by ch98 » Sat May 11, 2013 03:47

wait, wasn't this my idea?
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by sfan5 » Sat May 11, 2013 10:10

Good Idea
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by PilzAdam » Sat May 11, 2013 10:53

kahrl wrote:Why does client side make no sense? I assume Evergreen means on the receiving side and PilzAdam on the sending side. Of course the latter can be easily circumvented. But if the filtering is on the receiving side, players that don't want to see swear words can enable the filter while others who don't care can keep it disabled. Seems like a fine concept to me.

Oh, that makes more sense.
 

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by Sokomine » Sat May 11, 2013 16:22

Sounds like a good solution for the problem of some young players on Redcrabs server. In another game, we experimented with a filter that changed undesired language into lines from poems.
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by Evergreen » Sat May 11, 2013 18:24

ch98 wrote:wait, wasn't this my idea?

I had this idea quite a while ago, just didn't post a topic about it.
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by doyousketch2 » Tue May 14, 2013 08:24

Yeah, I was looking into this a while back as well.

I totally agree with the idea, but wasn't certain how to get it in the game.

I was glancing all over the web for some OpenSource stuff that we could use, because I thought it'd be easier than trying to code it myself.

I used to use a Greasemonkey Firefox userscript called JMaxxz vulgar word blocker
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http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/2287

that was pretty effective. You could add to the list the words you wanted blocked, and their replacement, which was pretty nice.

I also had a proxy long ago that did a similar thing, back in the days of Win95
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http://www.proxomitron.info/


some of the sites I glanced at to see if I could figure it out were these
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http://dansguardian.org/

http://www.privoxy.org/

http://www.intridea.com/blog/2008/6/6/announcing-fu-fu-the-profanity-filter-for-rails#

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3531746/whats-a-good-python-profanity-filter-library


Maybe these links will help in making one. Thanks.
 

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by Jonathan » Tue May 14, 2013 14:32

Evergreen wrote:The topic name says all. The reason I want this is to avoid conflicts about whether swearing is allowed or not on a server. This way, people can swear all they want, and there won't need to be any arguments about it. What do you think? Is it practical? Please leave a post stating what you think. Thanks for your time!


+1

I like the idea :)
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by YoYoBuddy » Tue May 14, 2013 16:08

There are more bad words you know.
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