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 To: Raahul Kumar Cc: Gregory Berkolaiko , freeciv-ai@xxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [freeciv-ai] Re: README.AI From: Raimar Falke Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 10:46:11 +0200 Reply-to: rf13@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

```On Mon, Apr 29, 2002 at 09:58:24PM -0700, Raahul Kumar wrote:
>
> --- Gregory Berkolaiko <Gregory.Berkolaiko@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I really like French spacing but I don't think it's good to edit other
> > people's typing in this case.  Besides it's not that important.
>
> Greg, go ahead and edit other people's typing. I don't care.
>
> year" is the same for me.
>
> > "now" is in fact "5 years from now".  Or did you mean something else?
> > What is better, to receive 10\$ annually starting in 5 years from now or
> > 5\$ annually starting from this year?
>
> Slightly confusing. If all of your investments will pay off in 10 yrs,
> what do you have in the shorterm? You could go bankrupt waiting for your
> fortune to arrive.
>
> > > > years time 10\$ will buy as much as 10*(100/(100+x))^5 \$ will buy
> > > > today.  Denoting 100/(100+x) by q we get the general formula, N\$ in Y
> > > > years time will be equivalent to N*q^Y in todays money.  If we will
> > > > receive N\$ every year starting Y years from now, the total amount
> > > > receivable (in todays money) is
> > >
> > > Please drop the \$. They make it hard to read.
> >
> > ok
>
> Greg, can you do a prettier version using MathML. This calculation looks butt
> ugly. Just post a link to a pretty version.

I'm for LaTeX. But I can also read the current version.

> > * Cities don't realize units are on their way to defend it.
>
> Not a bug!! We don't want cities to expect units that may never turn up.
> The AI code for pathfinding/ finding stuff to kill is insane.

IMHO the ideal solution is neither black nor white.

> > * AI won't build cross-country roads outside of city radii.
>
> Mention that there is a patch that does this.

And the problems.

> No. In order of best to worst actions:
>
> create specialist/increase luxury rate

CMA.

Raimar

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