Saturday, 19 April 2008

Jason - note to self 5

When an agent receives an 'unachieve' message, it checks all its related desires (goal addition events in the set of events) and intentions (goal additions in the set of intentions or in suspended intentions) and drops those.

In a situation where the agent receives the 'unachieve' message BEFORE it has even the desire to achieve the goal in question, nothing will be done.

An 'unachieve' message, from ag1 to ag2 say, should "kill" only those intentions in ag2 created by 'achieve' messages from ag1 (i.e. agents should only be able to drop desires in other agents that are created from their 'achieve' messages). However, this is not presently the case.

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