Singular and plural objs (fwd)

From: Jeff (
Date: 09/04/94

Furry <3RAF7@QUCDN.QUEENSU.CA> writes:
> I noticed that when you have an object with a plural sdesc (ie
> 'some marbles'), you still get all the msgs as if it were singular.
> I had thought of creating a new obj flag for this (ie PLURAL_OBJ or
> something silly like that), but this would be a tedious way of doing
> things due to the work involved in adding it in to all the plural objs,
> also it would make areas incompatible with other ones...thus I was
> wondering if anyone else had come to face this problem, and if not,
> if anyone has any ideas for solutions to it. (:

I think the solution is to find a better way to say "some marbles."
You could change it to something like "a bunch of marbles" in which case
it becomes a singular "bunch" of marbles.


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