Re: Circle: Important: Should Circle switch to ASCII player

From: Phil Priston (
Date: 04/25/95

> Date:          Tue, 25 Apr 1995 10:19:48 +0200
> From:          Jaco van Iterson <>
> Subject:       Re: Circle: Important: Should Circle switch to ASCII playerfiles?
> To:            Jeremy Elson <>
> Cc:  ,, 

> Will the ASCII playerfile be one large player file or will it be like the 
> player object files are now?
> I would prefer the binary file instead of one large ascii file.
> I'm not sure what I prefer in the case player object like files, but it's 
> probebly gonna be harder instead of easyer to convert ascii playerfiles 
> in case of a code change. 

Actually you will find it much easier to make player file changes, 
with an ascii system... if you want to add a field to a player file, 
then simply add a fprintf line in the player_save routines,
when the player does a save then the extra line is appended to 
his/her file.... Unless the field is checked when th3e player logs in 
then there would be no need to manually touch the player files!!

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