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MXP - Mud Extension Protocol

What is MXP?

MXP stands for Mud Extension Protocol.

It is a method for MUD servers to specify formatting and content information which goes beyond the scope of what is available with ANSI escape codes. For instance, using MXP a server can designate a line as a room description, exit, hyperlink, and so on.

For example:

This word is <b>bold</b>.
<RoomDesc>This is a room description</RoomDesc>

MUSHclient support

MUSHclient supports most of the MXP features as documented in the MXP specs. When receiving MXP commands from a MUD you will probably see hyperlinks (that you can click on) and pop-up menus (by right-mouse clicking on a link).

Server support

Various MUDs now support MXP. Probably one of the best is in the Dawn Of Time server, which has extensive support. Various other MUDs also have MXP support.

See Also ...


MXP / Pueblo

(Help topic: general=mxp)

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