[MUD-Dev] Developing A Web Generator
Wed May 1 09:17:40 New Zealand Standard Time 2002
From: "Kyndig" <kyndig at kyndig.com>
> The areas [or specific rooms, mobs, objects, spells,..] which are
> stored in the database can then be downloaded by other community
> members for their own specific game server format. [ You can build
> an area for an XX based mudserver, someone else can choose to
> download it as a YY based area format ].
> To be sucessful, there needs to be flexibility in the cgi for all
> derivitive game servers. Would the best method of handling be the
> request of a 'standard upload template' in order to determine that
> games layout.
The BEST way?
Define a "common format" in XML. Write up some XSLT sheets for the
various storage formats.
Where A is a format.
Where B is a separate format.
Where C is your common XML format.
Wanna get A to B? Go through C.
This kinda thing is exactly what XML/XSL was designed for.
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