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small bug/undocumented change

For some reason, I was getting tracebacks here in 1.8.0p5 which I did not
get in 1.7.9p4. All of them are from puppets which are 'player' in the
troublesome invocations. 

Could it be the server is printing to the "task controller" if 'player' is
not really a player at all?

I looked at 'execute.c' and found that traceback notification is directed to
whomever was player in the first frame of the task stack, rarther than the
current value of the 'player' variable.

Just so you folks know.  It'll case a spot of trouble with puppets or
anything else which sets 'player' for purposes of traceback suppression or


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