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Subject: Re: Hoyle Majestic Chess goes gold!

Author: John Merlino

Date: 12:03:28 07/26/03

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On July 26, 2003 at 11:48:46, David Dahlem wrote:

>On July 25, 2003 at 19:22:52, John Merlino wrote:
>>On July 25, 2003 at 19:13:38, Dann Corbit wrote:
>>>The Kittinger engine...
>>>Can it be accessed from Winboard?
>>ACCESSED? Yes. :-)
>>>Can it be accessed from UCI or MCS?
>>It is Winboard only.
>Hi John
>Does this mean it can be used as a wb engine in interfaces other than Majestic?

Let's just put it this way. It has copy protection like The King does in
Chessmaster (although it is a different scheme).

I really don't know anything about this copy protection scheme, because I was
not a programmer for Majestic Chess.

I think we'll leave it to Odd Gunnar Malin to find the workaround. :-)


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