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Subject: Re: time note

Author: José de Jesús García Ruvalcaba

Date: 01:50:46 10/29/02

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On October 28, 2002 at 12:56:37, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:

>On October 28, 2002 at 12:43:27, Günther Simon wrote:
>
>>Why the *cough* about Arena Gian-Carlo? I also had some doubts about in the
>>beginning of its development and there were some buggy betas around but IMHO
>>it is pretty stable now and BTW you know that _almost all_ buggy games
>>under Arena which were posted here were buggy because of Human errors in
>>setting up the GUI or their machines (or they simply used outdated betas
>>of it when much better versions were already around).
>>I would like to test it much more but until now I am satisfied with
>>WB most of the time - give the new version another attempt and I am pretty
>>sure you'll overthink your above statement.
>
>You do not have to convince me. Convince the people who have lost
>games because of bugs in Arena.
>
>My choice for an interface is still the Shredder (Classic)
>interface which does everything I want it to and is extremely
>solid. It's easy enough to operate that even my girlfriend can
>do it without mistakes.
>

What do you mean with "even your girlfriend"? Never underestimate a woman.
José (:

>ChessPartner 5.2 is also looking solid now, and I'd consider
>it an option as well.
>
>I would not use any ChessBase interface if only because of
>their buggy implementation of UCI. And as far as I know, you
>*still* cannot adjust the clocks in that interface.
>
>I would not use WinBoard because you cannot adjust the clocks,
>or see most engine output.
>
>I would not use Arena because in every tournament I go to
>I see people get into problems because it has bugs.
>
>>BTW good luck with further improvements of (Deep) Sjeng :)
>
>Thank you!
>
>--
>GCP



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