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Subject: Re: Hoyle Majestic Chess goes gold!

Author: David Dahlem

Date: 12:33:36 07/26/03

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On July 26, 2003 at 15:03:28, John Merlino wrote:

>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. :-)

Hi John

At least a "maybe" answer is better than a "no" answer. :-)


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