Re: [OasisOLC] To page or not to page?

From: Thomas Arp (
Date: 10/27/02

From: "Mythran" <kip_potter@HOTMAIL.COM>
> Ok, because vnums can go beyond 100 per zone, how should I go about
> paging using the list commands?  If I page them, I will have to catch
> MAX_STRING_LENGTH otherwise it will crash the mud.  The other option,
> which I have temporarily chosen, is to send all the data using
> one line at a time.  This can possibly dc the builder that is listing
> the room/zones/blah, but it is better than crashing the mud as well as
> it may or may not dc the user...hmmm.....what would you do?

I'd go for paging.. It's better to get an overflow message than to be dc'd,
and crashing the mud is not an option. After all, it's quite easy to type
rlist 0 12000.


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