Is this..... evil?
starx at pacbell.net
Sat Feb 9 15:35:32 EST 2002
Gerson Kurz || Sat 09 Feb 2002 11:21:29a:
> On 9 Feb 2002 18:21:31 GMT, Philip Swartzleonard <starx at pacbell.net>
>>Anyway, i was just wondering, since this seems so great, is there
>>anything wrong with doing things this way that i'm not seeing?
> I've been using code like that quite frequently, so if its bad, I'm in
> for it, too.
>>Also, is there any real reason to have the message classes inherit when
>>the only thing that seems to identify them is an attribute?
> No, it works if you omit the "Message" Inheritance. You could use
> plain strings and have the same effect.
Well, i need to have data stuck on the message for whatever recives it, so
each should have it's own init prolly. map.shpere_msg(12,13,14, M_Damage(
type = dam.fire | dam.plasma, value=40000) ), or something to that effect
What i'd like to know is, is there a benefit to using an inherited system
(like there is for say, exceptions, where you can catch base classes).
Would it be better to define a message that passes through a certain
substance as a mixin or base class, or by a attribute passes_vaccum=1 type
of thing (though it would be more likely to do a more in-depth analysis of
the object to detrmine this :)
Thanks, though :)
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