Source code for autopilot.agents.base

Base Agent class.

Currently a stub just to get them in the object hierarchy

from autopilot.root import Autopilot_Object

[docs]class Agent(Autopilot_Object): """ Metaclass for agent types. Currently a stub, but will provide hooks for basic lifecycle methods of agents: * ``pre_init`` - to be run before any other standard initialization * ``init`` - main initialization hook * ``init_external`` - initialize external processes * ``post_init`` - to be run after other initialization * ... to be continued And core class and instance attributes: * ``prefs`` - prefs that are needed to configure this agent * ``processes`` - processes spawned by this agent * ``listens`` - methods to handle messages sent to this agent * ``dependencies`` - additional optional python packages or system configurations that this agent depends on. """