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Subject: Re: a question to Tord about detecting threats in null move

Author: Sune Fischer

Date: 17:45:19 10/04/03

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On October 04, 2003 at 19:56:57, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:

>On October 04, 2003 at 17:02:11, Uri Blass wrote:
>[some clown remarks from Uri zipped]
>>In one sentence:
>>I think that in a fair tournament programs should use the same hardware or the
>>best hardware that they can use under some price.
>I paid nothing and just asked a question to government: "what kind of machine do
>you guys have for me to use".
>V/d Herik replied: "500 processors and a few pages a processor will do Vincent?"
>I responded FINE, and got the machine for free after writing 500 pages.
>In between reports and such added it's more like 1500 pages now in total, but
>that is no problem. Answerring all the stupidity here is way more pages.
>A dutch saying namely says: "a fool can ask more questions than 100 wise men can
>So don't worry, you seem to do a good job here. Perhaps Christophe will again
>write a very cynical posting about to never look at other programs and other
>people as being a fine thing and i bet you'll step into it again :)

I agree with Uri 100%.

You can't possibly call that fair.
Give me a Ferrari and let Schumacher have a Ford fiesta, we'll do a race and
decide who is the best driver!??
Yeah right, you see appels and oranges.

Don't get me wrong, I think it would be very exciting to see Diep running on 500
CPUs. I hope it works okay too so we don't have to listen to 500 excuses
afterwards :)


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