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Re: [COLD] Exit announcements (anomaly?)

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Thu Aug 21 19:29:39 1997 )

Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 19:23:41 -0400
From: Chris Williams <psion@geekspace.com>
To: "Luther, Clay" <clay@selsius.com>
CC: "'coldstuff@cold.org'" <coldstuff@cold.org>

> While building in the new core, I noticed that exit announcements occur
> at an odd time (IMHO).
> For instance, if I am standing in a room and take the north exit, I will
> see:
>         New Room Name
>         New Room Description.
>         You take the north exit.
> Isn't more logical (from a VR point of view) to see:
>         You take the north exit.
>         New Room Name
>         New Room Description.
I've noticed the same thing, and agree. Is there a reason source and dest
announces can't be called bevore move_to (in $exit.invoke)? (they'd both have
to be moved, else the actor would see their messages twice, or none at all).

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