[98] in Coldmud discussion meeting

root meeting help first previous next next in chain last in chain last


daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Sat Dec 4 17:10:13 1993 )

Date: Sat, 04 Dec 1993 15:07:14 -0600 (MDT)
From: Lynx <BRANDON@cc.usu.edu>
To: coldstuff@MIT.EDU

>	ANSI codes are not a solution, no matter what the PC BBS
> community may think of them.  I would guess that less than half the
> people on a random mud have ANSI color display capabilites on their
> terminals.  If you want to give the server the capability of attaching
> extra information to the text it's sending, do it in a broad spectrum,
> general way, NOT by hacking in something display-specific, and limited
> like vt100/ansi escape codes.


Look we are getting nowhere, is anybody, or does anybody know of anybody
working on a standard for this type of thing?  Is there one out there?  We can
debate it to the groud but as this previous article shows we will run in
circles saying the exact same thing as was said before...

(blows the dust off his ego .sig --hsm, outa date (Bah sigs))
  _____                                                                  _____
   |     Brandon Gillespie      /   Projects:   Co-Creator of Netrek II     |
   |     aka Lynx              /  Prime Director--League of Netrek Players  |
   |      Freelance Writer     \  Keeper of the Bad Guide to Starwars       |
  _|___   Extraordinair :)      \   Partener--Creative Adept             ___|_