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|0000437||Core Inform||Understanding||public||2010-11-24 19:28||2014-05-07 07:35|
|Target Version||Fixed in Version||6L02|
|Summary||0000437: Inform confused between defining a grammar token and defining synonyms for a class of object|
|Description||This is the report produced by Inform 7 (build 6F95) on its most recent run through:|
Problem. You wrote 'Understand "box" as a cube' : but grammar tokens must have the same outcome whatever the way they are reached, so writing a line like 'Understand "within" or "next to [something]" as "[my token]" must be wrong: one way it produces a thing, the other way it doesn't.
See the manual: 16.13 > New tokens
The error message above was produced by the source code below. If I remove either "understand" statement, it works just fine. I believe that this source code should be compiling correctly but may be confused. Either way, the error message is faulty.
|Minimal Source Text To Reproduce|
Room 1 is a room. Color is a kind of value. The color are red and blue. A cube is a kind of thing. A cube has a color. The color of a cube is usually red. Understand "[color]" as a cube. Understand "box" as a cube.
|Additional Information||Zarf confirmed on intfiction.org that there is a bug involved here. (http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1722 [^])|
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|Effect||(serious) Compiler rejects valid code|
Fixed, though note that as a result,
Understand "[color]" as a cube.
makes any color refer to any cube. But this is logically right.
|2010-11-24 19:28||Carolyn||New Issue|
|2010-11-24 21:13||jmcgrew||Severity||mild => serious|
|2010-11-24 21:13||jmcgrew||Status||new => confirmed|
|2014-01-19 14:02||graham||Note Added: 0002333|
|2014-01-19 14:02||graham||Status||confirmed => resolved|
|2014-01-19 14:02||graham||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2014-01-19 14:02||graham||Assigned To||=> graham|
|2014-05-07 07:34||jmcgrew||Fixed in Version||=> 6L02|
|2014-05-07 07:35||jmcgrew||Status||resolved => closed|
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