Author Archives: James Linden

About James Linden

Developer, concentrating on client issue and user interface

Voice chat down on mainland [Resolved]

[6:45 p.m. PDT] Our voice provider (Vivox) has resolved an internal problem. Voice appears to be working normally.  Vivox has added an additional layer of monitoring for this type of issue to help prevent them in the future. [6:05 p.m. … Continue reading

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Server restart for security issue – COMPLETE

A resident recently identified a security issue where you could read the source code of certain LSL scripts when you did not have permission to do so. We are deploying new server code that fixes this issue. We have also … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements & News, Bugs & Fixes, Security, Service Status

[UPDATED] Second Life back up following emergency maintenance

10:30 AM Pacific. We appear to have lost a second database machine. We’re down until we figure out what is going on. Sorry, and thanks for your patience. 11:10 AM Pacific. The database machines recovered. Second Life is back open. … Continue reading

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Software Developer Jobs in Davis, California

I just wanted to post a quick reminder that Linden Lab has several software developer positions available in Davis, California. If you know a developer in the Sacramento area looking for a job, please send them our way. Applicants should … Continue reading

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Email to scripts broken again, fixed again

Around 2 PM PST I deployed a change to our inbound email processing system to reduce database load. It broke delivery of outside email to scripts. Email would be silently dropped without a bounce message. Email sent from one scripted … Continue reading

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IM to E-mail Return Addresses Changing

Edit: If email-to-IM isn’t working for you, please see this Knowledge Base article. (Torley)  If you enable the “Offline IM to e-mail” setting in Preferences then IMs received when you are offline will be e-mailed to you. You can reply … Continue reading

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Search > Places now finds all words

In the release last week I broke Search > Places by unintentionally converting it to an OR search. Thus, “tea house” would find the most trafficked parcel with the word “house” in the name or description. As of Second Life … Continue reading

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