Re: Repeating prompts in zMUD (fwd)

From: Alex (
Date: 01/03/00

This came in from Zugg tonight.  If you want him included in the
responses, make sure that you cc it to him.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2000 23:06:34 -0500
From: Zugg <zugg@ZUGGSOFT.COM>
Subject: Re: Repeating prompts in zMUD

Yes, it is very possible that zMUD is sending the password in one packet
and the CR/LF in another packet.  This is not any violation of telnet or
TCP/IP that I'm aware of.  The MUD server end is supposed to put together
packets regardless of where packet boundries occur.

To respond to other issues on this thread, zMUD does *not* use any
Microsoft MFC libraries or anything.  zMUD is written in Delphi and I wrote
the network library I'm using myself.  Yes, it *does* use Winsock, which
*might* have a bug in it, but given the number of clients that you are
having trouble with on this, I *highly* recommend that you take a look at
the MUD server code rather than trying to notify a dozen MUD clients about
it.  It's a lot easier to fix your end then to wait for us to modify our

If you have a response to this you want me to see, email me at as I don't monitor this discussion board and was only
pointed to this thread by a zMUD user.


     | Ensure that you have read the CircleMUD Mailing List FAQ:  |
     |  |

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : 04/10/01 PDT