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Re: Generic "wake up when someone enters room" object

At 5:18 PM 11/27/95, Lionel Clark wrote:
>> = Darrell Berry
>>Can someone point me at a simple object which performs an action at a (set
>>or random) interval _as long as there is someone in the location containing
>>it_, and which sleeps otherwise (don't want to be doing ANY processing when
>>there's noone around to see it)
>        Here's one I think I may have the answer for - play with
>the TELL() verb on the object itself.  If I'm not mistaken, the
>code that is executed when an object enters a room usually uses
>:tell() to let everyone know when someone enters or leaves a

Actually, the better way is to use the room's :enterfunc verb...

Matt Pauker

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