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Re: Parser Problem
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 1995 13:11:41 PDT
From: email@example.com (Matt Pauker)
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At 11:45 AM 8/30/95, Coolin MacKaarmick wrote:
>On Wed, 30 Aug 1995, Tom Ritchford wrote:
>> Once you've set the preposition to be none, there can be no
>> iobjstr and iobj. So @junk is really @junk this none none.
>> In the second example, it tries to match the string "me nothing" against an
>> object and fails. Thus, the dobj is $nothing... but the dobj has to be
>> "this" in order for the verb to match. So no match and the error above.
>As I suspected. The crux of my question is whether there is a workaround
>or if there is an inherent proscription on constructs such as "@pay bob
>$10." I doubt it (a workaround), but maybe someone's been very, very
You could define the verb with the arguments: any any none, and instead of
checking iobjstr, check prepstr, which ought to be your "$10", in your
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