Re: [NEWBIE] Gold

From: George (
Date: 11/10/98

On Tue, 10 Nov 1998, Roger Smith wrote:

>I'm not sure if this has been talked about before, but I was curious how
>to make it so a 'k' (thousand) and an 'm' (million) can be used after an
>amount of gold.
>> give 1k coins Joe
>(for all you math majors) is the same as
>> give 1000 coins Joe
>Any help?

It's easy, trust me.   Just iterate over the characters, starting at the
first, adding the values and multiplying by 10 every shift, unless it's a
character.  If you really need help, it might be in a copy of the arena
code on the FTP site, by Goon, called adv_atoi().  I can't remember if that
was in his public release or not.

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

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