Re: Mortal Crackers + a question.

From: George (
Date: 12/30/98

On Wed, 30 Dec 1998, Patrick Dughi wrote:

>        I just spent a good 20 seconds and wrote up storing objects in
>ascii form - that is, rentfiles in ascii, not binary.  While this seems to
>work fine for my mud, I also glossed over some of the specifics - like
>making sure that rent works (since I don't use it), and a few other things
>of that sort.. So, my question is, will someone (or several someones) look
>at it to make sure its kosher enough so I just send it up as a patch to la
>Mouse.  Currently the only 'features' it has over the old binary system is
>that it _usually_ takes up about a quarter of the space, or less, and it
>makes things like mail and notes savable. Incidentally, it also allows you
>to change individual items and have them change.
>        It includes a convertor, and in-mud toggle switch to go from
>binary to ascii file saves.

Certainly.  With that an Sammy's ASCII pfiles people will have a much
easier time of editing things.

George Greer

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