[AG-TECH] Room names usingd VV Server

Randy Groves randy.groves at boeing.com
Tue Sep 10 18:33:10 CDT 2002

If I may be so bold - here's a couple of diffs on the ag-vv-1.0.02 sources 
that might help out ...


At 09:10 PM 9/10/2002 +1000, Christoph Willing wrote:
>Thanks for the insight Shawn,
>in that case, I guess I could edit the room name directly from within
>the mud via tkMOO rather than via the web interface.
> >
> >This is due to the fact that the released venues server code does not make
> >a call to the mud upon editing its name.  The xml-rpc method for modifying
> >the room name in the mud exists in the provided code, but the function that
> >handles the name change on the venues server does not make use of it.  A
> >slight modification of the name change function would fix this problem.
> >
> >And I believe the added "The" in front of room names is done by default on
> >the mud.  As far as I know, there's nothing that can be done about it
> >without modification of the mud's core database.
> >-Shawn
> >
> >At 06:11 PM 9/9/2002, Christoph Willing wrote:
> >>We have the VV server software successfully running here on a test
> >>machine, prior to making it generally available for the Asia Pacific
> >>time zone.
> >>
> >>The only problem so far is fairly minor, perhaps someone could suggest a
> >>fix? It appears that once a room has been created, editing its name does
> >>not change in a client's mud session
> >>
> >>i.e. changing the default "The First Room" to "APAG Lobby" has no effect
> >>in the mud - the name on the web interface is OK (says "APAG Lobby") but
> >>tkMOO-lite still says that the user is in "The First Room"
> >>
> >>another example: I initially created a room called "Test". I later
> >>changed its name to "Test Room". Now the web interface lists and moves
> >>to the "Test Room" as expected however in tkMOO it is announced as "The
> >>Test" (not sure where the "The" came from).
> >>
> >>This is running on a fresh RH7.1 with a make install of ag-vv-1.0.02
> >>over the top of an rpm installed ag-vv-1.0.00-1.i386.rpm.
> >>
>Chris Willing                      Telephone   (61-2) 9351 3005
>VisLab, A28                        Facsimile   (61-2) 9351 1880
>University of Sydney
>NSW 2006 Australia                http://www.vislab.usyd.edu.au
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