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Subject: Re: Proving something is better

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 11:47:00 12/18/02

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On December 18, 2002 at 13:47:41, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:

>On December 18, 2002 at 13:10:09, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>>Time by itself is also misleading.
>>It would not be hard to search the PV quickly and then bog down on refuting
>>the rest of the moves, which would allow time-only to produce a false
>How is this going to give you faster times exactly?

If you search to time of solution, you get one time.  If you search to the
end of that iteration, you get a much _longer_ time.  If the algorithm breaks
the search as I explained, either time is misleading by itself...


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