Re: Repeating prompts

From: Daniel Staudt (
Date: 01/03/00

the way i see it is if all the clients worked right for bpl 15 and some had
problems with bpl 16 then something is wrong with the changes put in bpl 16

>From: Del <caminturn@EARTHLINK.NET>
>Reply-To: Circle Discussion List <>
>Subject: Re: [CIRCLE] Repeating prompts
>Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2000 16:08:48 -0500
>No one ever said anything about ignoring the real problem.
>The real problem has been addressed. The issue here is CircleMUD
>code itself.
>A solution to a problem has been suggested. The problem being
>a workaround until (NOTE: This may or may not everhappen) the
>clients conform.
>It is not difficult to leave a few lines in under a #if
>and allow the coder to decide if he/she wishes to use the
>standard or use the code that works with the clients.
>(almost like making the code for windows, unix, mac, amiga, etc..)
snip you all saw it

> > Having the old and new code in so the coders do not have to hunt down
> > an older version to satisfy thier customers.
>Nope.  We nip it in the bud here before we compound the problem, since we
>sure as hell aren't going to get the RFCs to change and break
>compatability with all the properly functioning clients and programs based
>upon those RFCs (which, believe it or not, far out number and outweigh our
>little niche).

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