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Subject: Re: Zappa Retail: No UCI?

Author: Thomas Logan

Date: 11:20:15 09/04/05

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On September 04, 2005 at 12:58:38, A. Cozzie wrote:

>>Is the rumour true, that Zappa 2.0 retail will NOT be sold as UCI engine and
>>therefore NOT be used under Fritz, Shredder and Arena but only under its own
>It is still under debate.  Basically we don't trust certain interfaces that set
>your hash to 1MB and do other evil things of that nature.  Vincent especially
>thinks that such trickery will only increase in future versions.
>His solution is to not support UCI.  My solution is to not care.  A possible
>compromise solution may be to release with WB2 support only.
>>If so: Who shall buy it then?
>Realistically speaking the number of people that would use the engine in fritz
>is very small.  Also, the new gui really is rather nice.

Hi Anthony

Please reconsider

Release your gui but provide uci support and uci engine

You will seriously undermine Zappa's functionality and hurt your own sales

Listen to the poster as they are prospective buyers

Best wishes

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