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Re: New LambdaCore database released

Thankyou THankyou Thank You THANK YOU thank you thank you thank you thank 
you thank you thank you <g>

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| ------------------- |  short to Worry." -ME                          |

On Mon, 1 Jan 1996, Judy Anderson wrote:

>    Date: Sat, 30 Dec 1995 21:56:29 -0500 (GMT-0500)
>    From: "G. Ellenburg" <>
>    Judy,
> 	   Is it just me but there appears to be no more "@dig" or "help
>    building" anymore in the new database!
> 	   How does one create new rooms with the new core?  HELP! <g>
> Your problem is that the players you are creating (which is controlled
> by $player_class) are simple $players, without building capability.
> If you chparent these to $builder, they will be able to @dig.  If you
> change the value of $player_class to $builder, then this will happen
> by default.
> The help building problem is caused by a core extraction problem,
> however, fortunately the actual help text *is* in the core, it just
> isn't available to your programmers.  Execute the following on your
> MOO (assuming you have not changed the property already---if so I will
> assume you understand the help system well enough to modify these
> instructions accordingly):
> ;$ = $builder_help
> You see, the help system is itself object oriented, and has a
> hierarchical nature which is controlled by the .help property on all
> the ancestors of the player typing "help".  I'll fix the core
> extraction process to not nuke $; I don't know why this
> happened.
>       Judy Anderson yclept yduJ          'yduJ' rhymes with 'fudge'
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