Re: coding question

From: Andy Davidoff (
Date: 03/05/95

Forwarded message:
> On Sat, 4 Mar 1995, Ricky David Gibson wrote:
> > i've only been coding in C for about 2 years so i'm not even close to 
> > knowning all the tricks of the trait yet...but to my point....
> > i've noticed on a few other DIKU based muds that you can type parts of   
> > words instead of the intire word and the mud still understands what
> > the user is typing. ie. ki ci for kill cityguard.  even
> > telling to other characters online you could use the first few letters of
> > there character's name.  I think you probably have an idea of the point 
> > i'm getting to.
> > 
> > my problem is I don't even know where to begin, to impliment this idea.
> > anyone out there have any ideas on how to go about coding this?
> Start by looking at interpreter.c :)

hmmm. our abbrev code had nothing to do with interp.
i suggest you trace functions to their origin while looking
for code that resembles the code u want to change.

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