Re: Name changes plus a little flame.

From: Sammy (samedi@DHC.NET)
Date: 05/14/98

On Thu, 14 May 1998, Angus Mezick wrote:

> obcircle:
> Has anyone out there thought of doing a name change command for players?  I was
> thinking of an imm-only command that would extract a hunk of change out of the
> player and then change there name.  Also post this name change to a room desc,
> but that is something else.  Now here is the hard part.  What exactly needs to
> be changed?  I know i would have to rename the rent/alias/something else files.
> i think i can do this while the game is live, but it worries me a bit.  Does
> anyone see any other complications that i could be getting into.  Normaly we
> have people just start a new char an advance them, but that leads to all sorts
> of abuses.

Other than any named files as you mentioned, you only need to change it
online (and saving the player immediately) and changing the name in
player_table[].  Make sure that copy of the name is all lowercase.


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