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Subject: Re: PONDER=ON and TableBases on 1 PC

Author: Dann Corbit

Date: 15:58:30 07/27/01

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On July 27, 2001 at 18:44:45, Roy Eassa wrote:

>On July 27, 2001 at 16:55:55, Dann Corbit wrote:
>>On July 27, 2001 at 16:51:08, Roy Eassa wrote:
>>>Be careful, Dann.  Dr. Hyatt has argued strongly that ponder should always be
>>>on, even with a single CPU.  (It seemed counter-intuitive to me too, but you
>>>should check out his recent postings -- over the past couple days, I think.)
>>Not when both engines play on the same machine.
>>No way.
>Yes way!  I reacted the same way (in my head), but I respect Dr. Hyatt and his
>arguments are worth reading at least!

If you run two engines which are both pondering on a single CPU machine, then
you are simply out of your mind.

I think you must have misread the arguments.

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