[MUD-Dev] Re: DevMUD considerations and the Halloween article
alexo at bigfoot.com
Wed Nov 4 12:25:23 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998
On Tue, 3 Nov 1998 14:09:23 -0800, Jon Leonard wrote:
} There are a few design decisions I'm aware of that have far-reaching impact
} on the VM design. Some undecided ones that I'm aware of:
} Inheritance support: Does the VM chase down an inheritance tree, or does
} the compiler take care of it? Is there any inheritance at all?
- Single or multiple inheritance?
- Is dynamic inheritance (changing the inheritance tree at runtime) allowed?
} Thread model: How do we deal with locking data structures, and what do we
} do about deadlocks?
JC has a working lockless scheme. I'll let him provide the details if needed.
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