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Re: Changing parents & dynamic properties
> @chparent'ing the rooms to the test room has a similar affect as if you had
> just created a new child of the test room. It now has all the verbs and
> properties of the test room. It's properties are at this point `inherited'
> the parent (similar to verbs). Thus changing the property on the parent
> changes it on the child. *IF* you @set the properties of the child, they
> will then be stored locally on the child object, and will no longer reference
> the parent at all (even if you @set them to the same value). So until a
> property is altered locally, it is just inherited from the parent. Once there
> is an alteration that inheritance is broken forever.
Actually, the inherited value can be reinstated by @clearprop'ing the prperty.
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