As was mentioned in the chapter on command parsing, there are five commands
whose interpretation is fixed by the server:
The first four of these are intended for use by programs that connect to the
MOO, so-called `client' programs. The
.program command is used by
programmers to associate a MOO program with a particular verb. The server can,
in addition, recognize a sixth special command on any or all connections, the
The server also performs special processing on command lines that begin with certain punctuation characters.
This section discusses these built-in pieces of the command-interpretation process.