[MUD-Dev] Censorship

Quzah Quzah
Fri Apr 30 10:38:51 CEST 1999

From: Darren Henderson <darren at jasper.somtel.com>

Subject: Re: [MUD-Dev] Censorship

> On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Ben Greear wrote:
> > Yeah, I generally don't like it.  However, it was a quick and dirty
> > hack.  I don't generally think of myself as uptight or stuffy, but
> > after a few times of having players log on and set their client's
> Why not just black hole the player if they're being a problem? Temporary
> ban the first time, forever after that. Sure they can come in from
> somewhere else etc but if they behave themselves who cares?
> Don't know, I don't genearlly like the idea of wasting coding time on the
> angst of adolescent/immature player.

But you (or some one) spent time to implement banning, which is for
bastard players, so if you don't want to ban people or sites, the
method for scrambling text, or text replacement, would be an adiquate
measure. In addition, you are not always awake/online so this would
give you the bonus of covering at least some annoyance when you can
not always be there.


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