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Re: ColdC

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Tue Aug 3 00:32:12 1999 )

Date: Tue, 03 Aug 1999 21:12:54 -0700
From: Jeff Kesselman <jeffk@bayarea.net>
To: coldstuff@cold.org
Reply-To: coldstuff@cold.org

The official repository is www.cold.org.  I believe the ftp area is reacahble
directly at ftp.cold.org.

When I have questions or sisues I suaully go to "the source" as it were and
ask the guys workign on it. Theyt can generally be found at the colddark site,


William Moore wrote:

>         I was wondering if anybody on this list could help point me to a
> good source of information, or perhaps some pointers getting started with
> ColdC.  I've been an active develpoer of MUDs, mostly diku, and merc based
> for the last couple of years, but I've found them to be highly restrictive
> for expansion.  I came acrossed ColdC and was impressed with it's Ideas.
> I would like to try starting a MUD based on it, but have had a hard time
> getting started.  Any ideas, and or pointers on where to get started would
> be greatly appreciated :)
> Thanks..
> William Moore
> Nitwit ideas are for emergencies.  You use them when you've got nothing
> else to try.  If they work, they go in the Book.  Otherwise you follow
> the Book, which is largely a collection of nitwit ideas that worked.
>                 -- Larry Niven, "The Mote in God's Eye"