Magpie Hoard

Category: Software

Applying scale factors

I've spent a decent chunk of time first playing Payday 2 and then working on a modding tool for it, to convert between GLTF and the game's native mesh format. However, partly because it was easier…

Compressing Matrix, part 2

In my previous post, I pondered that protocols that are a sequence of fairly repetitively-structured JSON documents could probably be better compressed with a bit of rearrangement. To wit, separate…

Thoughts on compressing Matrix

A not-entirely-invalid criticism frequently levelled at Matrix is that it's fairly inefficient, due to a combination of using HTTP, using long polling (sometimes misidentified as normal polling…