[MUD-Dev] Public Domain Client
rezo at lords.com
Mon Nov 22 07:47:44 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999
MC> Ian Macintosh wrote:
>> Just wondering if there is a need for something like this? I see a
>> few of my players used to use ZMud, but it's a crippleware product, so
>> they have to buy if they want to play. There is also GMud, which is
>> shareware, but it has had no maintenance on it for a few years, and
>> the author doesn't have any interest in it any longer (based on some
>> email from him about 3 years ago).
MC> Well, Pueblo is more or less stagnent. I'm currently using the JMC
MC> client which at least has some developent work ongoing. I never got
MC> around to trying ZMud. The worst that can happen if you put it out
MC> is that it ends up gathering dust on a couple of ftp servers somewhere.
MC> The best is that we get another vary good client.
MUSHclient is a good client, though still shareware, it isn't
"crippleware" and has most of the functionality and none of the
crashes of zMud.
MC> Any plans for a Linux version? Do you have any web browser interface
Plans or not, if he releases the code into public domain, and if
Borland (Inprise?) lives up to their promise to release a linux
version of delphi, a linux version is likely. :) So many people want
a "good" mud client for linux. The text based ones (tt98, mcl) have
gotten pretty good and there are a couple tcl-based clients, but a
good hardcode client for X is needed. Tcl is dawg-slow (personal
Sterling @ Wyld Knight
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