[MUD-Dev] The Player Wimping Guidebook

Matthew Mihaly the_logos at achaea.com
Thu Aug 3 20:45:39 New Zealand Standard Time 2000


On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Matt Chatterley wrote:

> The only time that I've actually used a game-wide pwipe has been 
> inbetween testing stages where vast and reaching changes have occured 
> (generally these cause old pfiles to be incompatible with the new code).

A couple people have mentioned this as reasons for wiping the player base.
I don't understand this. We've changed database formats and just converted
the data. LegendMud has done the same. It's not hard to just convert data
from one format to another, so why not just do that?

--matt
"He that is wounded in the testicles, or have his penis cut off, shall not
enter into the congregation of the Lord." Deuteronomy 23:1




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