[Rseding91] [0.17.45] inconsistent combination of documentation, implementation and game UI of product

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[Rseding91] [0.17.45] inconsistent combination of documentation, implementation and game UI of product

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probability :: double (optional): A value in range [0, 1]. Item or fluid is only given with this probability; otherwise no product is produced. Has no effect when amount is specified.
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but when looking at angels bio processing amount and probability are commonly used together successfully(not sure if the resulting product is intended, but not the point). It gives the [amount] of product with [probability] chance. In-game it shows that it will produce [probability]*[amount] of product, which is definitely not correct as it is not guaranteed to produce that, and it is never able to produce that amount (unless probability = 1).

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Re: [0.17.45] inconsistent combination of documentation, implementation and game UI of product

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Thanks for the report. I've fixed the wording (the amount part was just incorrect and I deleted it). The in-game tooltip is always a "best guess" as to what it will produce and can never be accurate when RNG is involved.
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Re: [0.17.45] inconsistent combination of documentation, implementation and game UI of product

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for other random drops it displays the chance that the item is dropped. Maybe instead of showing a definite number show [amount]x[chance] so its more consistent with other products using `probability` and dousnt give the elusion that it will always drop ([amount]*[chance]) of set item?

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