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Subject: Re: time note

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 08:39:14 10/29/02

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On October 28, 2002 at 13:06:18, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:

>On October 28, 2002 at 13:04:34, Bob Durrett wrote:
>>If you do that, the FICS server may go down right in the middle of your
>>Maybe better would be to get a dedicated "FICS-like" server.
>That's what he said.
>What about programs that are buggy, run under DOS and so on?
>Lots of those in tournaments like this.

The rules are clear.  If a program makes an illegal move, it loses.  ICCA rules
always been clear on that point.  If a program can't recognize and make a legal
it loses.

Same thing would happen if it was entered into a human tournament...

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