Re: [CODE] Introduction Snippet

From: Peter Ajamian (
Date: 11/13/00

Cruelworld Mud Admin wrote:
> The:
> int known;
> I suspect refers to the ID of the player you know??
> Well how about putting:
> char *name;
> there instead, strcmp can easily handle this and it would IMHO make the
> informative code more maintenance friendly.

It is far more efficient and easier to match a number than a string, not
to mention that the number takes up far less memory.  Also, using the
idnum avoids the problem of having to explicitly "forget" deleted
characters, oh and BTW, idnum is a long.

Regards, Peter

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