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Why Was CCC Created?

Post by Sean Evans » Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:12 pm

As I recall the CCC was created due problems Ed was having with the Pope OR was it the Pope was having with Ed at RGCC?

Any other opinions and factoids are welcome!

Cordially,

Sean Evans

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Re: Why Was CCC Created?

Post by George Tsavdaris » Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:16 pm

Sean Evans wrote:As I recall the CCC was created due problems Ed was having with the Pope and was it the Pope was having with Ed at RGCC?

Any other opinions and factoids are welcome!
To have a moderated environment for discussing computer Chess.
One that RGCC didn't offer.

Every other answer will probably be insulting to some people, that may or not deserve it.
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Re: Why Was CCC Created?

Post by tmokonen » Fri Jan 07, 2011 1:34 am

Blame it on Rolf.

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Re: Why Was CCC Created?

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Fri Jan 07, 2011 8:51 am

tmokonen wrote:Blame it on Rolf.
Exactly....
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Re: Why Was CCC Created?

Post by MikeB » Fri Jan 07, 2011 8:21 pm

Sean Evans wrote:As I recall the CCC was created due problems Ed was having with the Pope OR was it the Pope was having with Ed at RGCC?

Any other opinions and factoids are welcome!

Cordially,

Sean Evans
r.g.c.c was in the initial phases of becoming a vast wasteland. As the interenet exploded to the mainstream , there are people in the mainstream who simple did not care if they ruined it for everybody else. Thus ICD stepped up to the plate and voluntarily was willing to host the forum. I know Ed Bob and few others are considerd the founding fathers.

Nowdays these are typcial postings on r.g.c.c

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Totally worthless, it's actually worse that what i displayed, I abbreviated the topic headings . they should take all the groups and use thenadwith for something else.

I haven't check r.g.c.c in years. It was as bad as I thought it would be.

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Re: Why Was CCC Created?

Post by bob » Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:08 pm

Sean Evans wrote:As I recall the CCC was created due problems Ed was having with the Pope OR was it the Pope was having with Ed at RGCC?

Any other opinions and factoids are welcome!

Cordially,

Sean Evans
Not just Ed. Rolf basically ran amok in r.g.c.c and ran quite a few off. A group of us decided to start a new place where we could talk. Changing r.g.c.c to a moderated newsgroup is a long and cumbersome process so we gave up on that immediately... So then there was CCC...

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Re: Why Was CCC Created?

Post by Rolf » Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:28 am

bob wrote:
Sean Evans wrote:As I recall the CCC was created due problems Ed was having with the Pope OR was it the Pope was having with Ed at RGCC?

Any other opinions and factoids are welcome!

Cordially,

Sean Evans
Not just Ed. Rolf basically ran amok in r.g.c.c and ran quite a few off. A group of us decided to start a new place where we could talk. Changing r.g.c.c to a moderated newsgroup is a long and cumbersome process so we gave up on that immediately... So then there was CCC...
In the meantime East Timor is independent and member in the UN so that the critics against certain programmers were justified. The exact number of murdered people goes up to hundreds of thousands. But it's also true that computerchess cant influence civil wars.

What you call amok was the opposite. It was just using Freedom of Speech. And that freedom cannot be reserved just for the VIP and their propaganda. If VIP had just been some scientists but if business interests guide what is legitimate or not or what is politically correct, then democracy is in danger. That was the main conflict then.

It's a typical sideeffect of autocratic systems and their VIP that humor is dying out. It was the same ChrisW who called me (the absolute newbie and outsider) the "Pope" of computerchess. It's a pity that a satirical talent like Whitty is seen as a threat who destroys safety when by definition the internet with its anonymity is the ideal place for insincere games and innocent humor.

You cant be witty with Google alone. After computerchess left the usenet with its absurdity and sarcasms a big part of European culture had gone too. Since we have a membership that assumingly never saw a single theater piece by Dario Fo, much of the thrill is gone. :shock:

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Re: Why Was CCC Created?

Post by gerold » Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:28 pm

What ever the true reason for CCC. Thank you Rolf and all the others that help to create it.

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Re: Why Was CCC Created?

Post by Marek Soszynski » Mon Feb 14, 2011 3:25 pm

Beware of a variety of the genetic fallacy. The reasons why something started aren't necessarily the reasons why it continues. The original purposes, intentions, uses, values, or whatever of something aren't necessarily its present ones. Remember this when anyone gives you a history lesson.
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Re: Why Was CCC Created?

Post by arturo100 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 12:40 pm

gerold wrote:What ever the true reason for CCC. Thank you Rolf and all the others that help to create it.

Best,
Gerold.
The only contribution Rolf gave to CCC was that everybody wanted to get rid of him on rgccc. He used to make long, senseless posts (even worse than today) and attacked personally several nice people like Ed Schroder, who even sued him.
....Sure, East Timor :roll:

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