Re: [OFFTOPIC] [CODE] Creating a MUD using Turbo Pascal

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 09/17/98

On Fri, 18 Sep 1998, Andrew Ritchie wrote:

>I am very interested in creating my own MUD in Turbo Pascal (running
>under DOS). If anyone knows the whereabouts of various networking
>libraries for Pascal (eg. bind(), gethostbyname() in C) I would be
>very much appreciative.

A couple issues:
a) You need a TCP/IP stack in order to do it.
   There are some for DOS, but are frequently embedded in other programs.
b) I don't remember Pascal having pointers (though I hardly used it)

And why?

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

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