Re: [Code][Long] Clan Snafu

From: Bo Young (
Date: 08/01/99

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From: Zeavon <zeavon@KILNAR.COM>
To: <>
Date: Sunday, August 01, 1999 9:08 PM
Subject: Re:  [Code][Long] Clan Snafu

>> Okay, now for the problem when I assign a clan to a person,
>> the clan name is automatically put in lowercase letters, for
>What I would do, if I were you, is to set the clan data to be an int and
>then use an index to reference the name of the clan. Just like what is done
>for class. A person's class is not stored as "cleric" it is stored as "0"
>and then you do something like: class_types[GET_CLASS(ch)] to get the word

Right, but, the clan name would have to be hard coded like you do when you
create a class name. Thus not allowing realtime clan creation.  Any work


>That will save lots of RAM usage since an int will invariably be smaller
>than any decent clan name and it will allow you to have clan names with
>spaces in them and such.
>*plink*  *plink*
>Zeavon Calatin, Spear of Insanity

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