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Subject: Re: WMCCC - may the best man at getting the fastest hardware win

Author: Bruce Moreland

Date: 10:08:17 10/22/97

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On October 22, 1997 at 09:51:20, Chris Whittington wrote:

>Dark Thought and Chess Guru. Not heard of the latter, can live with the
>former. Neither of them are crowing and shouting and competing in the
>forum of programs.

I think you have to hang out on Fics to see Guru, or listen to Bob,
since he is always talking about it.

Dark Thought was pretty strong last year, but they didn't get a lot of
attention because they never say anything, and they didn't finish first.

>Ferret and Crafty we hear a lot about. Crafty-crowing has become quite
>commonplace recently. So, programs, in with a chance anyway, on normal
>hardware; then with 100,000,000 tera-megas flops, seem IMO to be trying
>it on; and tryign to get an unfair advantage. I mean if Anance turns up
>on a Cray, I wouldn't be concerned. Get it now ?

Dark Thought is hardly Ananse.

bruce



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