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Subject: Re: The Baron 1.6.1

Author: Madhavan

Date: 03:21:30 06/21/05

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On June 21, 2005 at 05:52:45, Mridul Muralidharan wrote:

>On June 21, 2005 at 04:18:02, Matthias Gemuh wrote:
>
>>On June 20, 2005 at 18:01:21, Richard Pijl wrote:
>>
>>>The Baron 1.6.1 is just released.
>>>It's available from http://home.wanadoo.nl/richard.pijl
>>>This version is a slightly improved version of the engine that played ICT5 in
>>>Leiden.
>>>Both the standard and FRC versions are available
>>>Richard.
>>
>>
>>
>>Hi Richard,
>>I admire your courage ! You announce the release of The Baron at a time when
>>the


>whole world is talking about Fruit 2.1 ;).

yes still :)

end of computer chess!
Fruit solves chess!
how would you react to the above?
>>Thanks for this release,
>>Matthias.
>
>I dont understand the part about courage .... baron is a very strong engine and

I guess Richard wants to make baron popular just by releasing after fruit's
release.

>has been around for much longer (and is also SMP btw).
>Amateur programmers code for the fun of it , and just 'cos a newer/stronger
>engine comes out as opensource does not mean that they others should call it
>quits :)
>Going by this logic , if shredder becomes opensource , you will expect everyone
>else to quit chess development and focus only on it ;-)

open source?NOT!
Fruit is few steps near to shredder,what fruit needs is just another update
altough fabien claims there need to be more updates.

I'd like to see Fruit vs Hydra tough.

>Go baron go !
go Fruit go!
:)

>Mridul



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