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Subject: Crafty Mailing List

Author: Dave Gomboc

Date: 07:44:41 06/16/98

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On June 16, 1998 at 04:14:16, Dezhi Zhao wrote:

>I am happy that you share the same experience and results with me.
>Here is the "vapor-ware" story:  When I compared NegaScout to PVS, I found
>the savings are virtually negligible (only hundreds of nodes per 3 millions).
>I post the results to Crafty mailing list ( and got responses
>from Dr. Hyatt  and Vincent Diepveen. They had simliar test results. Vincent
>mentained that PVS is the best. And Dr. Hyatt thought that the negligible
>savings is not worth the additional structral complexity NegaScout imposes
>to the search, and that it seems to be a "vapor ware".  I think it is a
>expression, even for a Chinese like me.

Is there a lot of traffic on the mailing list?  Is
subscription information available anywhere?  Is there an advantage for its
users other than having things by email instead of the web interface?

Dave Gomboc

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