Re: [CODE] ASCII rent files

From: James Thomas (rasdan@TELEPORT.COM)
Date: 09/19/98

> The code allows you to easily add any new stuff to the pfiles without
> worrying about char_file_u, only char_data.  It allows you to use a perl
> script to easily modify all the pfiles for new stuff without doing a pwipe.
> You can eliminate the length restrictions for things like titles.  You don't
> have to worry about some things that some pfiles have and others don't,
> it'll only load what is actually in the file.

I am curious what the need for a perl script is to modify pfiles when you
add stuff.

Why not just have the code set a default if nothing is saved in pfile for
that variable? If you remove something, just have the code ignore the
entry in the pfile for that stat.


   James C. Thomas Jr.
   Head Implementor, FinalityMUD 4000

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