Another?

TIL that “another/other” are words understood by the parser. I’d like to understand exactly how they work. It appears to me that they somehow choose a random highest-scoring noun that makes something parse. Is that at all accurate?

It’s inconvenient, because I had a room called “another room”, and that apparently cannot work if you want to refer to rooms by name.

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I ran into this issue a couple years ago, and some of smart kids discussed what was going on and shared some I6 code to make it work. Thread here.

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I came across this issue too a small while back. It’s because “other/another” special words in I6. My solution to the issue is basically identical to what they came up with in the thread @DeusIrae mentioned, blanking out the relevant part in descriptors. That said, I suspect there’s a way to do this without disabling the special word altogether but that’s still on my to do list!

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It wouldn’t be very useful, honestly, since the main usage of “other” in the I6 parser is disabled in I7. It’s basically equivalent to “a” now, which generally isn’t desirable.

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Playing with “another”, it’s behavior is presumably based on a rule, but nothing useful.