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'''Boris Pereira''' (aka Boris) is coming from [http://www.brussels.org/ Brussels], [http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/BELGCUL.html Belgium].<br />
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'''Boris Pereira''' (aka Boris) is from [http://www.brussels.org/ Brussels], [http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/BELGCUL.html Belgium]. He is the cofounder of [[Doom Legacy]], along with with Fabrice (aka '''faB''')
He is the cofounder of [[Doom Legacy]] with Fabrice (aka '''faB''')<br />
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Used to code assembler, Turbo Pascal and a little of C and C++, he firstly developed with faB a launcher for Doom ([[Doomatic]]) which made it possible to launch network games easily,<br />
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Having coded in assembler, Turbo Pascal, and a little of C and C++, he first developed with faB a launcher for Doom ([[Doomatic]]) which made it possible to launch network games easily.
Then, as soon as the code source for Doom was released by Id Software on December 1997, he began to study it with faB and published euphorically the very first version of Doom Legacy on the small Web site hosted on his university account. This version was intented for Hardware and Glide (3dfX) modes, thus the initial desire was to fix the old bugs and to add functionalities that the recent games had, like svga, free look, more players in network, etc...<br />
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Studient in the same section of his University with [[Thierry_%22Hurdler%22_Van_Elsuw%C3%A9|Hurdler]], he "recruited" him with mission to translate the glide (3dfX) code to OpenGL code.<br />
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Then, as soon as the code source for Doom was released by [[id Software]] in December of 1997, he began to study it with faB and published the very first version of Doom Legacy on a small website hosted on his university account. This version was intented for hardware accelerated and Glide (3dFX) modes; thus, the initial desire was to fix the old bugs and to add functionalities that the recent games had, such as SVGA, freelook, support for more network players, etc.
Then, once Fabrice left, Hurlder helped him to put the code on [http://www.gnu.org/software/cvs/ CVS], what enabled them to work with several other coders and to allow a whole Team to be at work on the same project easily.<br />
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Then he left the Team, which means that Hurdler now acts as the lead programmer in the project.
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Since Boris was a student in the same section of his university as [[Thierry "Hurdler" Van Elsuwé|Hurdler]], he "recruited" him with the mission to translate the Glide code to OpenGL code.
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Then, once Fabrice left, Hurdler helped him put the code in CVS, which is what enabled them to work with several other coders and to allow a whole team to work on the same project easily.
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Boris later left the team, leaving Hurdler as the lead programmer of the project.

Revision as of 11:04, 14 February 2005

Boris Pereira (aka Boris) is from Brussels, Belgium. He is the cofounder of Doom Legacy, along with with Fabrice (aka faB)

Having coded in assembler, Turbo Pascal, and a little of C and C++, he first developed with faB a launcher for Doom (Doomatic) which made it possible to launch network games easily.

Then, as soon as the code source for Doom was released by id Software in December of 1997, he began to study it with faB and published the very first version of Doom Legacy on a small website hosted on his university account. This version was intented for hardware accelerated and Glide (3dFX) modes; thus, the initial desire was to fix the old bugs and to add functionalities that the recent games had, such as SVGA, freelook, support for more network players, etc.

Since Boris was a student in the same section of his university as Hurdler, he "recruited" him with the mission to translate the Glide code to OpenGL code.

Then, once Fabrice left, Hurdler helped him put the code in CVS, which is what enabled them to work with several other coders and to allow a whole team to work on the same project easily.

Boris later left the team, leaving Hurdler as the lead programmer of the project.