Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Re: ability categories
On 10/14/2011 5:12 AM, FerretDave wrote:
>> Notice the ABILITYCATEGORY and CATEGORY match, that's a true CATEGORY. If they don't match then the
>> ABILITYCATEGORY is just a child of the CATEGORY or known as an ABILITYPOOL.
> *THIS* is the crux of it.
> This is my misunderstanding of this then. We're talking 'abilities' as a general topic, and abilities have a CATEGORY parameter. It's the parameter 'ABILITYCATEGORY' that has caused my confusion, as that is defining the ABILITYPOOL... it would be clearer if this parameter were actually called ABILITYPOOL?
There was a discussion to separate the two functions, but there is also a school of thought - if it
There is also a discussion of separating the functions of PRExxx and a new REQxxx, as PRExxx does
both. Yes, the designer is our Arch Lead, who's been absent from the project for almost a year -
makes it hard to get progress with that stuff without the one able to implement it around.
>> I have a class on this around here somewhere that explains it fairly well.
> If you've a link to that, I think I need to read through it thoroughly.
>> ABILITYCATEGORY is a very complex deal
> can say that again! :-)
> Thank you for your patience on this, I have working code now, and think I know why my original code didnt do what I expected, so I'm happy.
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