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|0000872||Core Inform||Actions||public||2012-02-27 09:24||2014-05-07 07:33|
|Platform||x86||OS||Mac OS X||OS Version||10.6|
|Target Version||Fixed in Version||6L02|
|Summary||0000872: An actor implicitly taking something is reported even when happening out of sight.|
|Description||If an actor does something out of the player's sight, the report of the action is suppressed - but a note of any attempt to implicitly take the object concerned is still printed. This seems inconsistent.|
|Minimal Source Text To Reproduce|
"Test" The Farmhouse is a room. The Coop is a room. Some eggs are an edible thing in the coop. The fox is an animal in the coop. Every turn when the fox can see the eggs: try the fox eating the eggs. Test me with "actions on / wait / x fox".
An Interactive Fiction
Release 1 / Serial number 120227 / Inform 7 build 6G60 (I6/v6.32 lib 6/12N) SD
> actions on
Actions listing on.
[waiting - succeeded]
[the fox eating the eggs]
(The fox first taking the eggs)
[(1) the fox taking the eggs - silently]
[(1) the fox taking the eggs - silently - succeeded]
[the fox eating the eggs - succeeded]
> x fox
You can't see any such thing.
The report of the main action ("The fox eats the eggs.") does not appear, but the bracketed note of the implicit take slips through. The take action itself is in fact silenced, but the note is printed before it begins. I was able to suppress this with the following rule:
Rule for implicitly taking something when the person asked is not the player:
if the player can see the person asked or the player can see the noun then continue the activity;
otherwise silently try the person asked taking the noun.
(not well tested!) - but is the default behaviour considered a bug?
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|Effect||(serious/mild) Game compiles but misbehaves|
|The "standard implicit taking rule" now checks for visibility first.|
|2012-02-27 09:24||shaydon||New Issue|
|2012-02-27 10:38||EmacsUser||Status||new => confirmed|
|2014-01-27 10:52||graham||Note Added: 0002393|
|2014-01-27 10:52||graham||Status||confirmed => resolved|
|2014-01-27 10:52||graham||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2014-01-27 10:52||graham||Assigned To||=> graham|
|2014-05-07 07:32||jmcgrew||Fixed in Version||=> 6L02|
|2014-05-07 07:33||jmcgrew||Status||resolved => closed|
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