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Script Release Rules and Regulations

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In all sub-forums of the Scripting section, you are still bound to follow all of rAthena Board Rules

1.Do not release scripts that are not of your own creation unless you can provide evidence of explicit permission from the original author to do so

2. Attempt to post your script in the proper section. If you're not certain as to where to post it, feel free to ask one of the Moderators

3. Your script release should contain at the very least a 3-4 sentence description that states what your script does.

4. Attempt to have multiple hosts for your scripts as to prevent dead links. 3 or more links are ideal. [ Hosting Sites ]

5. Links to your script should directly provide the script without the need for registration.
Hosting your script in X Site and requiring users to register to see the script is not permitted.

6. Do not use code tag or codebox tag to release your script.

7. Your script should not contain any malicious code or produce the name of any servers in game where it will be visible to other players.

8. Your script release should be tested, polished, map-server error free, and debugged fully or to a certain extent prior to release.

9. Do not create topics in this section asking for support or requesting for scripts.

10. Do not judge others script as being too simple.
The standard for scripts is decided by Scripting Moderators, inappropriate scripts will be removed by the staff.
If you think a script is not appropriate for release, hit the report button and it'll be reviewed by Scripting Moderators.

11. Do not simply state that there is an error or a bug in the script.
If there is an error, state what the error is.
If there is a bug, state as to how one can replicate the bug.

12. Do not post to simply state that the link is down.
The best course of action would be to send the author a Personal Message informing them that their link is down.

Consequences

 


1. Plagiarized script releases will result in immediate deletion of the topic, warning increase, and restriction of posting abilities for a certain period of time to be determined by the Scripting Moderator handling the case.

3. The member who released the script will be notified via PM to add a description to the release.
If request has not been completed after 3 days, a copy of the release will be sent to the member and the offending topic deleted.

5. The offending link will be removed. If the release only has this link, a copy of the release will be sent to the member and the offending topic deleted.
Member will receive a warning increase and have his or her posting abilities restricted for a certain period of time to be determined by the Scripting Moderator handling the case.

6. The member who released the script will be notified via PM to properly release the script without the use of code tag or codebox tag

If request has not been completed after 3 days, a copy of the release will be sent to the member and the offending topic deleted.

7. In case of malicious code, the offending topic is to be deleted immediately and the member permanently banned.

8. In case of releases that produces map-server errors, the member will be sent a copy of their release and be asked to correct the errors prior to releasing the script. Offending Script Release topic is deleted and the member is free to re-release upon correction of the script.

9. Such topics will be immediately deleted. Member will be sent a PM by a Scripting Moderator that their topic has been deleted. Offending member will receive a user note on the first offense informing other moderators of such actions. On future offenses, member is to receive an increase in the warn level and have their posting abilities restricted for a certain period of time to be determined by the Scripting Moderator handling the case.

10. Such post will be immediately deleted. Member will be sent a PM by a Scripting Moderator that their post has been deleted. Offending member will receive a user note on the first offense informing other moderators of such actions. On future offenses, member is to receive an increase in the warn level and have their posting abilities restricted for a certain period of time to be determined by the Scripting Moderator handling the case.

 

 

rAthena Staff reserves the right to add to and change the rules at any time. It is your duty to keep up with any changes and follow them to the best of your ability.

Version
1.0 - Created the rules.
1.5 - Edited a typo.

Edited by Emistry
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