Re: [code] switch bug (sort of)

From: Kenneth G. Cavness (kcavness@PROXICOM.COM)
Date: 10/07/97

On Tue, 7 Oct 1997, Andrew Helm wrote:

> The semantics of the issue are of no consequence. Called it an ethical
> problem waiting to happen or a bug, either way it should be fixed.
> Fixing it may include logging, but there is no reason why you shouldn't
> just take out the ability for a player to access another player's mail
> by switching into them. Why would you want to keep it in?
> If you want implementors to have access to mail then make a command
> for it like there is for snooping. The switch command's side affect
> of letting you read other people's mail is an anomoly, and it
> only works if the target is link dead.

If you wish to remove the ability to get mail with a switched char,
just take it out yourself. Your request is not universally approved and
I don't think that you're making your point well enough for it to become
universally approved.

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