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Subject: Re: Rybka - How much Fruit is inside ?

Author: Joachim Rang

Date: 03:48:34 12/12/05

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On December 12, 2005 at 02:45:21, Daniel Mehrmannn wrote:

>On December 12, 2005 at 02:31:26, Gerd Isenberg wrote:
>>On December 11, 2005 at 20:59:08, Daniel Mehrmannn wrote:
>>>I was long thinking if i really should post that and some people giving me
>>>to not do that, but i think i must do that to feel better.
>>hmm... i don't buy that Daniel. I don'i understand you reasoning - as an
>>ex-member of the Greif team aka Nimzo clone. If you search for Vasik's post here
>>in the past it is rather obvious that Rybka is a very own and original program.
>>Also due to the rating boost, bitboards and file size Rybka does not look like a
>>Of course he, as well as other commercial and amatuer authors had a look into
>>fruit sources. Copying ideas is not cloning.
>Hello Gerd,
>i think you know that i had nothing to do with the greif sources or program. I
>was tester and book author and since this days i have no contact to Michael.
>Again, i don't say Rybka is a clone.

but what are you saying? That Rybka uses also fail-low reductions, PVS or some
kind of boni/mali for good or bad placed pieces? Of course Rybka as every engine
uses things others engines uses as well? Do you have any proof that Vasik copied
parts of Fruit-Code?



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