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Re: spell checking

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Sat May 28 08:31:46 1994 )

From: Colin McCormack <colinm@extro.ucc.su.OZ.AU>
To: BRANDON@cc.usu.edu
Date: Sat, 28 May 1994 22:24:23 +1000 (EST)
Cc: coldstuff@MIT.EDU
In-Reply-To: <01HCULOP5JIABWE83K@cc.usu.edu> from "BRANDON@cc.usu.edu" at May 27, 94 10:19:44 pm

> For the actual question though, any comments?

As to the feasibility/advisability of feeding stdout/stderr to
coldmud?  Eminently... medium term.

It's one of the subgoals I've had for a long while.
It's not as easy to do, well, as to suggest, however.

May I suggest you collect your spell checking output in a file,
and use the builtin to echo it, when complete, or use the
faucet approach you suggested?  I know it's not optimal, from
an execution point of view, but it is from a systemic Coldmud
development point of view (ie: mine :)

Please don't be worried that it's an implementation hack,
after all, isn't the hiding of necessary kludges one of the
benefits of encapsulation?