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Subject: Re: Zappa Retail: No UCI?

Author: Eduard Nemeth

Date: 12:40:49 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
>>GUI?
>
>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.
>
>anthony

Without UCI Zappa is not interesting for me.

BTW, on the WCCC 2005 played Zappa 2.0 under the ChessProgram8 GUI, or not?





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