Re: [CODE] Verify function

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 06/27/98

On Sat, 27 Jun 1998, James Turner wrote:

>It still has a hackish look.  A nice buffered system like Erwin
>proposed would be nice.  How well does buffer 1.8 work, and is there a
>non-patch version available?

It has the beginnings of such code, but it's ugly (or at least I think so)
without c++.  Try 'cut -c 2-' on the patch file. :)

>Perhaps it's time we as a community stopped making patches available?
>Instead, some kind of file describing what to do?  Patches are a prime
>cause that we have so many boring semi-stock muds.  Yes they're
>convenient, but on most muds, they're not usable as-is and require hand

Is not patching by hand basically following directions? (Except in this
case, it doesn't matter what language you speak for the directions.)

>Fundamentally the same, just using an extra pointer instead of an int:

4 bytes vs 2 bytes, otherwise just about the same.

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

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