[Pdx-pm] Bug Bounty
publiustemp-pdxpm at yahoo.com
Thu May 12 10:18:56 PDT 2005
Thanks for the suggestions for the talk. It went over better than I
hoped and I have some great ideas for revising it. The talk is located
And now for the bug bounty: if anyone is interested, the latest
version of AI::Prolog (0.65) has a test named t/99regression.t. It has
a failing TODO test. There are some simple things you can do to get it
to pass, but the problem is much more involved. Specifically, there
appears to be a fundamental bug in the retract/1 predicate which
removes data from the database.
If anyone is interested in the "bug bounty", I can post the location of
a tiny adventure game that exposes the problem, links to the Java code
that I based the retract/1 predicate on and give some hints on tracking
it down. I am, regrettably, very busy at work and don't have the time
to look into this and it's *not* an easy problem to solve. I would
cheerfully by someone dinner, beer, whatever, if they can solve the
You probably want to look at the horror that is AI::Prolog before you
even think about tackling this
Let me know if you're interested.
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