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Subject: Re: Zappa-Isichess

Author: A. Cozzie

Date: 06:28:35 08/20/05

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On August 20, 2005 at 09:08:08, Tord Romstad wrote:

>On August 20, 2005 at 05:50:13, Arturo Ochoa wrote:
>>On August 20, 2005 at 03:35:43, Thomas Mayer wrote:
>>>IMO Bob is fully right, sharing active GUI's and there book tools is not
>>>something we should support. But well, as long the ICGA does not care about
>>>that, there is not much we can do against it.
>>You have asnwered the point. There is no rule that forbids the use of a gui.
>You seem to be missing the point.  Nobody has claimed that there is such
>a rule, nor that you, Anthony, Erdogan or anybody else has done something
>wrong or unethical.  The point is that some of us think the GUI should not
>help the engine in the task of choosing moves, neither in the opening nor
>in the endgame.  We all know that such a rule does currently not exist, but
>it could still be a good idea to discuss whether such an rule should be
>introduced in the future.

The problem is that Erdogan's book is in Fritz and he doesn't want to spend 5
months converting it to some other format.

I personally have a strong dislike for the Fritz GUI and the way its constantly
changing the book options.


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