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Server Redirection (was Connection Redirection?)

Morgan Childs wrote:
>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?

A much more (potentially) useful capability in my mind would be a client
that (invisibly) handles server redirection.  Then one could `walk' from one
MOO to the next, without realizing it -- a step towards distributed multi-user


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