Re: [code] Any ideas ?

From: Niese-Petersen (
Date: 10/02/96

On Wed, 2 Oct 1996, Mark McArthey wrote:

> Hi all,
> Just wondering about the code snippet presented below.
> I may be wrong, but don't we have a recipe for disaster if
> someone were to put an email address of (for instance) ;rm -rf *
> or something to that effect?

Ofcoz you have to make sure the email addr. people type looks valid.
And ; and * in it would be a no-no :)
I just wrote that system() message to show how to get around not lagging
the MUD when using system()...
Erik Niese-Petersen
Aka Quint The typo God
Realms of Darkness IMP [ 6666. Playertesting/Modifying]

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