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|0000064||Core Inform||Extensions||public||2010-06-18 12:25||2010-07-01 23:07|
|Platform||x86||OS||Mac OS X||OS Version||10.6|
|Target Version||Fixed in Version||6E72|
|Summary||0000064: Generalized conditions in text containing line breaks can cause I6 errors|
|Description||Liquid Handling wh ich worked under 5U92 no longer works with 6E59. It did no work with 5Z71 but since I got no feedback from any authors I was unaware of it.|
I have sent copies of both Supplemental Actions which Liquid Handling requires and the Liquid handling extension to both Graham and Mark Musante.
Supplemental Actions works on5U92 and forward. Liquid Handling stopped working after 5U92.
|Minimal Source Text To Reproduce|
Home is a room. "[if a room is lit]Somewhere there's a light on. [otherwise]The world is a dark place."
|Additional Information||The incompatibility with Liquid Handling results from this code:|
the description of an absorber usually is
"Used in wiping up spilled liquids. [The noun] is [if absorber is unsoaked]dry.
[otherwise]soaked with [list of things in the noun].[end if]".
That is valid I7 code, although it doesn't do what the author intended. Instead of checking the particular absorber being examined, it checks all absorbers in the game - and that generalized condition causes a Prop_* routine to be generated, with the description copied into a comment above it. But the line break in the description is copied into the comment, causing it to spill onto a non-comment line, which results in an I6 syntax error.
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|Effect||(critical) Inform 6 compiler reports errors for valid code|
|Fixed. Interesting that nobody noticed this in 5Z71 - it must be that very few people type internal hard return characters in paragraphs of running prose, I suppose.|
|2010-06-18 12:25||Al||New Issue|
|2010-06-18 14:07||jmcgrew||Status||new => confirmed|
|2010-06-18 14:07||jmcgrew||Summary||Liquid Handling no longer works with 6E59 => Generalized conditions in text containing line breaks can cause I6 errors|
|2010-06-18 14:07||jmcgrew||Steps to Reproduce Updated||View Revisions|
|2010-06-18 14:07||jmcgrew||Additional Information Updated||View Revisions|
|2010-06-18 15:55||graham||Note Added: 0000047|
|2010-06-18 15:55||graham||Status||confirmed => resolved|
|2010-06-18 15:55||graham||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2010-06-18 15:55||graham||Assigned To||=> graham|
|2010-06-19 14:20||jmcgrew||Priority||high => normal|
|2010-06-30 18:07||jmcgrew||Fixed in Version||=> 6E72|
|2010-07-01 23:07||jmcgrew||Status||resolved => closed|
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