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Re: Connection Redirection?

M. Childs wrote:
> Hello,
>         I'm interested in having a way to transfer what player-object a
> connection is attached to.  This function would redirect where the
> incoming text is handled, and call confunc on the new object.  Security
> concerns aside, does anyone have suggestions on how to make this, so
> player A can suddenly become player B, without logging out and back in?
> >From fiddling in database I've come to believe this could only be done by
> writing a new function to compile into the server?
>         Help and suggestions would be appreciated,
> thanks,
> Morgan Childs

I see such a thing to be useful in much the same way that the Unix `su' command 
is useful.  If you prefer to work as a nonwizard most of the time, this would 
make it easy to switch users into your wizardly character.

Jason R. Mills
RayoDeSol@MundoHispano           Archwizard of Rupert
SunRay everywhere else.

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