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Re: new builtin request

On Thu, 7 Sep 1995, Seth I. Rich wrote:

> So I'm thinking about a new builtin to give some details about the specific
> instance of the server/database which is running.  The name I'm proposing
> here sucks, but I'm thinking of something like:
>   sys_info()
>     => {hostname, port, database, checkpoint-database}
>   If called with nonwizardly permissions, raises E_PERM.

It would probably be much easier to run a  program on your 
machine periodically that placed a text file with all the interesting 
information you want somewhere, and used $network or the gopher utils to 
fetch it.

Eg.  The `dbsize' feature on LambdaMOO.


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