Re: Circlemud design issues

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 04/24/98

On Fri, 24 Apr 1998, Tony Maro wrote:

>George, maybe I'm ignorant... but why would you CARE if they were cached until
>after they log in?  That's the point of a CACHE, otherwise just make a 100 MB
>RAM Drive and load it ALL into memory...

>George <greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG> writes:
>Yes, but until a player logs in, their data isn't cached, nor is their
>directory entry, so there is overhead in this.  Unless you cache them
>all, you can only be guaranteed of having a particular file cached
>after the player has logged on.

I didn't write that, see:

James Turner wrote that and attributed it to me.

So, please ask him why. :)

George Greer  -   | Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity | is not thus handicapped. -- Elbert Hubbard

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