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Subject: Re: Scid 2.2 (free chess database app) available

Author: Ferdinand S. Mosca

Date: 23:18:09 01/14/01

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On January 14, 2001 at 21:33:00, Shane Hudson wrote:

>Hi all,
>Version 2.2 of Scid (a free chess database application for Unix operating
>systems which also runs fairly well in Windows) is now available from the
>usual website,
>New features in 2.2 include:
>  - The beginnings of multiple-language support. Most menus (and some
>     messages) are now available in German, French, Spanish and Polish.
>     A lot of Scid is still "English-only", but that will change in time...
>  - A new "opening report" feature which presents interesting facts about
>     an opening and an ECO-style theory table. It can be saved in text,
>     HTML or LaTeX format.
>  - Many small user interface improvements.
>  - Now released with a GPL licence; previous releases had a non-standard
>    (slightly more restrictive, definitely more confusing) licence.
>Feedback is most welcome.

Hello Shane,

That Opening Report with Endgame and theory table sections is a very good one
and seemed better than that commercial chessbase database program. Scid can be
more interesting and complete by the time you will implement engines tournament
capability. I hope you will release the windows version sooner.


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