Re: [CODE] char idling

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 06/12/98

On Fri, 12 Jun 1998, Andrey Fidrya wrote:

>    if (STATE(d) != CON_PASSWORD && STATE(d) != CON_GET_NAME)
>      continue;
>^^^ This way player will idle out only if he is currently at password or name
>prompt... Is there any reason to not add "CON_GET_SEX", "CON_GET_CLASS" and
>others to there?

They idle out so that people cannot make tons of connections to the MUD to
prevent it from accepting players.  The assumption is that the attacker
won't make up 50+ newbies to connect with.  You could extend it, or just
use the 'dc' command.

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

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