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Re: repeat '*** Connected ***' msg (fwd)
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 1996 07:21:40 PDT
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At 07:02 AM 6/13/96 PDT, Fabien Ninoles wrote:
>How often the last Lambda MOO send '*** Connected ***' message to
> the client.
>I have a trigger (on tf) who reacts to it and it trigs very often (when
>looking at $network, $login, making a help mail, and to some other
>objects...) and I never see the triggered string except at first
>connection. Is it normal? Is it a way to avoid it's 'side-effect' and
>having my trigger only work at connect time?
That's probably because you put the string *** Connected *** in your
trigger, however * is a special character that can match any number of
characters, so pretty much any line with 'Connected' as a separate word will
If you want to go with a trigger you can always escape the *'s with \'s
before them, so you'd have \*\*\* etc.. but remember some MOOs have changed
the connect message since you can with $server_options... it might be better
to make a connect hook instead of a trigger.
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