[MUD-Dev] Re: PDMud thread summary

Chris Gray cg at ami-cg.GraySage.Edmonton.AB.CA
Sun Oct 25 10:26:21 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998


[Niklas Elmqvist:]

 >This is also why I think some sort of bus-based message communication
 >system is a Good Thing<tm>. It is a quite good abstraction in that it
 >captures normal function calls, message queueing, RPC mechanisms and
 >distributed proxy calls under one concept, while still not introducing too
 >much inefficiency. It is much easier for a newbie developer to think of
 >inter-module communication in terms of "here is a channel leading directly
 >to this module you requested contact with" instead of having to learn the
 >implementation details.

Call me dumb. Call me poor at abstraction. Please show me what you really
mean by this. Exactly *how* would it work? Go to as low a level as you
think I will need. Avoid assuming I'm good at C++, because I'm not.
Please?

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Chris Gray     cg at ami-cg.GraySage.Edmonton.AB.CA




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