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Subject: Question for Rafael?

Author: Brian Deane

Date: 02:40:51 05/28/05

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Hi Rafael,

   Heres a straight question for you:

   Is there any code from any version of Crafty in Fafis 2.1?


On May 27, 2005 at 23:52:56, Rafael Peņa wrote:

>when a people does not how make a ches program take the source from other and
>make a clon, when you know or at least try to make your own program why clone?
>when a people is guessing about a program than would be commercial but now is
>free, maybe there are other X reason for the last post, and is not clone
>some commentaries:
>>Of course there are not so much possibility in which order the movegenerator
>>generates the moves, so this means nothing.
>(search, depth, nodes, eval?. movegen->
>> Only 2 UCI engines played always the same move as Crafty 19.03,
>>including Fafis X 0.2 UCI.
>(fafis and X,Y?, are you sure?, why just one name?)
>>to show his source to an expert like Dann Corbit. Rafael claimed there is no
>>Crafty code inside Fafis and promised to show the source before the next free or
>>commercial release to Dann.
>(see emails)
>>Two or three days later Fafis 2.0 was out
>(yes and guess what is free)
>>see the strings and compared Fafis 2.1 with Crafty 18.01:
>>For example:
>>fafis.exe has : "Fafis> Error! feature %s rejected by xboard"
>>crafty1801n.exe has : "ERROR.  feature %s rejected by xboard".
>>fafis.exe has : "Fafis> Error captured a king!!"
>>crafty has : "captured a king"
>(two strings make a clon....)
>>But remember: If an engine 'solves' all positions it is no evidence at all >for a clone!! It's just a little hint to take a closer look on it.
>(if not sure why publish the info?)

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