Re: [CODE] act() vs. send_to_char()

From: Marc Gale (MARC@BGC.AC.UK)
Date: 08/07/98

> I'm fairly new at Circle, fairly new at C itself as a matter of fact,
> so this question may have a fairly obvious answer to some of you.
> I was just wondering, what is the difference between these two
> statements:
> 1. send_to_char("CircleMUD is great!", ch);
> 2. act("CircleMUD is great!", FALSE, ch, 0, 0, TO_CHAR);
In appearance, nothing.  However, number 1. is faster as it doesn't
use a procedure that is attempting to deal with many parameters.

If you use act() to send simple text to a character, you will start
to slow your mud down.


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