Graham Banks wrote:Strength-wise I agree, but what counts against Ippolit and IvanHoe is that no real person has been brave enough to own up as the author.kranium wrote:+1lucasart wrote:I completely agree.Laskos wrote: And about this plethora of IvanHoe derivatives, I think only IvanHoe should be allowed to compete.
There are compiles of IvanHoe at the same level as it's derivatives
At least with Vitruvius, Bouquet and RobboLito, there is an author attached.
Bravery and 'owning up' is not needed here, as there has been no evidence presented anywhere of wrongdoing...
It is clearly a unique and innovative program (even Don D. who stridently dissed anything Ippolit for years, went on record recently with this):
There are 5 authors listed in the most recent version of IvanHoe:Don wrote:No. Ippolit is not Rybka. It was heavily based on Rybka but it is a different program.SzG wrote: OK, so is Ippolit a reverse engineered Rybka?
Yakov Petrovich Golyadkin, Igor Igorovich Igoronov, Roberto Pescatore, Yusuf Ralf Weisskopf, and Ivan Skavinsky Skavar
I assure you there are real people behind these names...
these 5 are the true 'authors' (regardless of the fact that one or more name 'may' be an acronym)
Ippolit is undoubtedly one of the most important (if not the most important) open-source software releases since Fruit 2.1 (with big acknowledgement to Stockfish)
and I believe the program and it's authors deserve proper recognition.