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Chat system

The chat features lets you do peer-to-peer chatting. That is, talk to other players without going through the MUD server. This could be useful for:


  • privacy (your conversation cannot be listened to or logged by the MUD)

  • if the MUD is down you can still chat

  • talking when you normally can't (eg. in a silent room, if stunned, etc.)

  • automating interaction between people in a group (eg. PK groups)


The chat features has detailed support in the MUSHclient scripting language.


See Also ...

Topic

Getting started

Commands

(ChatSessions) Show all chat sessions for this world
(ConfigureChat) Configure chat settings

Dialogs

Call chat user
Chat
Chat details
Chat sessions
Chat to all
Emote to all

Functions

(ChatAcceptCalls) Accepts incoming chat calls
(ChatCall) Calls a chat server (makes an outgoing call) using the MudMaster chat protocol
(ChatCallzChat) Calls a zChat chat server (makes an outgoing call)
(ChatDisconnect) Disconnects a current chat call
(ChatDisconnectAll) Disconnects all current chat calls
(ChatEverybody) Sends a chat message to every connected chat user
(ChatGetID) Looks up what chat ID (identifier) corresponds to a particular chat name
(ChatGroup) Sends a chat message to every connected chat user in the specified group
(ChatID) Sends a chat message to a particular chat session
(ChatMessage) Sends a message to a chat user (raw format)
(ChatNameChange) Changes your chat name
(ChatNote) Does a note using ANSI codes for the chat system
(ChatPasteEverybody) Pastes the clipboard contents to every connected person
(ChatPasteText) Pastes the clipboard contents to that person
(ChatPeekConnections) Sends a "peek connections" message to the specified chat user
(ChatPersonal) Sends a chat message to a particular person
(ChatPing) Sends a ping message to the specified chat user
(ChatRequestConnections) Sends a "request connections" message to the specified chat user
(ChatSendFile) Starts sending a file to the specified chat user
(ChatStopAcceptingCalls) Stops this world from accepting chat calls
(ChatStopFileTransfer) Stops a file transfer in progress to that chat user
(GetChatInfo) Get information about a chat connection
(GetChatList) Gets the list of chat sessions
(GetChatOption) Gets the value of a chat session option
(SetChatOption) Sets the value of a chat session option

(Help topic: general=chat)

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