Serialization

Serialization is the process of saving an object onto a storage medium (such as a file, or a memory buffer) or to transmit it across a network connection link such as a socket either as a series of bytes or in some human-readable format such as XML. The series of...

Sitting

Avatars can sit on objects and the ground. Avatars cannot sit on attachments. (One way to fake this would be a separate object that “followed” the target avatar using a sensor and llMoveToTarget, but there...

Sound

Second Life uses the FMOD audio library to handle sound. When sound files are uploaded to SL they are encoded from the WAV PCM format to the Ogg Vorbis format. Even though sounds are streamed, the client will not start playback until it has completely downloaded the...

String

A string is a sequence of characters limited in length only by available memory. Strings are enclosed in quotation marks (“). LSL uses UTF-8 for its encoding standard for strings. Example: string foo = “bar”; // this defines a string named...