LOCAL EDITOR, MUME REMOTE EDITING PROTOCOL
The MUME remote editing protocol
is a mechanism that allows users to edit files on their local machines,
as opposed to using the standard line editor.
Use of the protocol requires a special MUME-aware client to receive the
files and launch your favorite editor
on your local machine.
Notable clients that
support the protocol
- powwow --
unix/windows/mac command line client (from the early 90s)
- powtty --
windows port of powwow
using putty (from the late 90s)
Using the protocol with powwow
Set the POWWOWEDITOR and POWWOWPAGER environment variable and type "#I"
to initialize the protocol, which will automatically set you to "change
edit mume" and "change
Refer to your client documentation for more detailed information about setting
Important note for Powtty
users: Make sure you check the "Use MUME
local editing" option in the PowTTY
category of the configuration menu.
The source code for the powwow
client contains the defacto reference implementation protocol; the powwow
source is available for download on the MUME
See also: "CHANGE
This page was automatically generated on Sat May 12 09:57:01 2018