Re: D&D Insider
- Hi all,
> Actually that's not quite what he is talking about Kar. Using theOK, this might get us around the legal part, but it still doesn't make me comfortable from a 'PCGen playing nicely with Publishers' point of view. I'd be happy if Eric contacted WotC and got their opinion on this.
> DDI API key will give you the info from the Compendium see
> referenced links
> Here's what he and I talked a little bit about at the booth.
> Somebody would input their DDI username and password into field
> some where (I would prefer that it pop-up everytime to limit
> possibly piracy), PCGen would then read the info that is gleaned
> from the DDI Compendium. Scrape it off into some type of
> convertor/script and then create a virtual dataset that ONLY
> resides in memory that way it doesn't reside on the machine in any
> form and would be dumped when PCGen shuts off (which would get
> comply with any legal issues of possibly sharing data). And then
> somebody could write additional datasets for third party books that
> would work with the info gained from their DDI account.