Re: format error?

From: Giao H. Phan (
Date: 03/20/95

On Wed, 8 Mar 1995, Jeremy Elson wrote:

> > well.. i solved a few of the problems in porting it but now I've got another
> > problem.. i receeived the following error when loading the mud/area
> > 
> > Format error in room #1 (Expecting D/E/S)
> > 
> > anyone care to explain wtf this means?
> It means that there was supposed to be a line containing either a D, E, or S,
> but something else was there instead.  How would you suggest I phrase this
> error message so it is more clear?
Okey.. the message itself is good, when it means what it says...
but all too often its indicating another problem: 
the lack of #99999\n$~ at the end of an object file.
once you undertand that too any problems are easy to find..

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