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TIL that #LambdaMOO doesn't recognize && as having a higher operator precedence than ||. That led to a fun little bug.

What started as a seemingly simple request (adding sake to the menu at my #LambdaMOO sushi bar) has snowballed into me writing a whole drunkenness subsystem.
in reply to Jonathan Lamothe

Still tweaking the parameters a little. The way it was, one glass of sake could get you pretty obnoxiously drunk for a good period of time. I toned it down a bit to something slightly more realistic.

You know what feature I find conspicuously absent from the #LambdaMOO programming language?


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Just spent an embarrassingly long time trying to track down a bug in my #LambdaMOO code. Turns out it was the generic function I'd built for folding over a list of values. It was such a stupidly simple function, it hadn't even occurred to me that the problem could be there.
in reply to glyn

@glyn It's actually pretty surprising what you can get done in a text-based "VR" with only a few KB.

I guess I shouldn't be surprised though. I started programming when cassette tapes were the storage medium of choice. I'm just impressed that something like this is still around.


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I'm working on building a sushi bar in #LambdaMOO. Katy and I had the following conversation regarding the waitress I'm currently programming:

Katy: I'm surprised you didn't make her a robot.
Me: I thought about it, but a lot of the other shops are basically run by vending machines. I wanted to give mine a more human touch... though, right now she crashes when anyone talks to her. Humans don't do that.
Katy: Well, some do.
Me: Okay, fair point.

in reply to Jonathan Lamothe

Besides, everyone knows it's noodle bars that robots gravitate towards owning, sushi bars are always weird old guys.

Created my first generic class (two of them, actually) in #LambdaMOO. They allow people to create portable rooms in-game. I'm using them to create a #DoctorWho parody.

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