Re: Patch/Snippet Resolution (Re: Avatar etc...)

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 09/02/98

On Wed, 2 Sep 1998, d. hall wrote:

>>> What credits file? You mean ChangeLog?
>The purpose is not to let the developer know... they should know where they
>swiped^H^H^H^H^H err... got the patch/snippet from.
>The purpose is to let the players know.

Ok, I was thinking developmental source/distribution credits (which is why
I had no idea what he meant), not the one the players can see.

>The Unofficial Linux Kernel patch site had a method in which to label and
>list unofficial patches incorporated within the server.  Maybe a method to
>list these when the player does a version command.

Patching the 'credits' file itself would suffice in most circumstance, the
only problem being it breaks when you add two or more of them.  Even a code
solution would break (I mean the patch) if you added two.

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

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