MOO-cows Mailing List Archive


Re: My wish: built-in prompt support

On Fri, 9 Aug 1996, Kipp the Kidd wrote:

> I think it's just fine in the database.
> The only possible server way, as I see it, is if it has been 1/10th to 1
> second second since the last notify(), display the prompt.  This would be
> hard to do in the server, and is easily solved in the Paradigm core with a
> simple .prompt_ok and a fork()

What about making it display the prompt not after a notify, but after a 
typed command finishes executing? If the verb forks or suspends, then the 
programmer would have to make sure e called some builtin like 
display_prompt() if e was displaying text..


Grady (aka. Het)

Follow-Ups: References:

Home | Subject Index | Thread Index