Fabien's open letter to the community

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Re: Fabien's open letter to the community

Post by swami » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:07 pm

Xann wrote:
bob wrote:Of course, this is nothing new to those of us that looked and listened in the first place...
Bob,

We never really met, so, nice to meet you!
I am sorry that many people apparently did not listen to you.

Fabien.
Oh, wow. Welcome back, Fabien! :D

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Re: Fabien's open letter to the community

Post by SzG » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:27 pm

Matthias Gemuh wrote: Proof that Rybka is a Fruit derivative has been presented since Rybka 1.0 beta, though some people will never accept any amount of proof as adequate.

For 3 years this controversy has not been enough to demand of you to remove Rybka from your lists ?

You may consider including Houdini and co instead of removing Fruit clones.

Matthias.
Hi Matthias,

Controversy means that anything can be right. When there is controversy among experts, there is confusion among the masses. When confused, you either stand still or move. Your choice, either can be right.
Gabor Szots

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Re: Fabien's open letter to the community

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:27 pm

JuLieN wrote:
Dr.Wael Deeb wrote:Damn,this thread is taking over mine related to the match against Excalibur Ivan II in terms of popularity :lol:

:wink:
If I'm not mistaken, the absolute record in terms of posts is the thread entitled "BB+ on the matter", with 253 posts, and the most poplar one in term of view count is the one entitled "On Robots", with 69043 views. ;)

Records are made to be broken.
This one will be the record crusher,believe me :D
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Re: Fabien's open letter to the community

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:29 pm

AdminX wrote:
Dr.Wael Deeb wrote:Damn,this thread is taking over mine related to the match against Excalibur Ivan II in terms of popularity :lol:

:wink:
The server might be crashing soon! :lol:
:lol:

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Re: Fabien's open letter to the community

Post by Robert Flesher » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:29 pm

To add some humor to this situation can someone please link this thread to the Rybka forum. I'd like to know how many milliseconds it will last. :lol:

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Re: Fabien's open letter to the community

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:34 pm

Robert Flesher wrote:To add some humor to this situation can someone please link this thread to the Rybka forum. I'd like to know how many milliseconds it will last. :lol:
Felix will destroy it in 3 milliseconds including the time to read it :lol:
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Re: Fabien's open letter to the community

Post by Laskos » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:34 pm

SzG wrote:
Matthias Gemuh wrote: Proof that Rybka is a Fruit derivative has been presented since Rybka 1.0 beta, though some people will never accept any amount of proof as adequate.

For 3 years this controversy has not been enough to demand of you to remove Rybka from your lists ?

You may consider including Houdini and co instead of removing Fruit clones.

Matthias.
Hi Matthias,

Controversy means that anything can be right. When there is controversy among experts, there is confusion among the masses. When confused, you either stand still or move. Your choice, either can be right.
Nice, while confused, Gabor has two states:

1. Gabor is confused, test Chessbase confusing engines
2. Gabor is confused, ban free confusing engines

Kai

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Re: Fabien's open letter to the community

Post by yanquis1972 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:38 pm

Robert Flesher wrote:To add some humor to this situation can someone please link this thread to the Rybka forum. I'd like to know how many milliseconds it will last. :lol:
has been linked for some time -- http://rybkaforum.net/cgi-bin/rybkaforu ... ?tid=20625

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Re: Fabien's open letter to the community

Post by Robert Flesher » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:41 pm

yanquis1972 wrote:
Robert Flesher wrote:To add some humor to this situation can someone please link this thread to the Rybka forum. I'd like to know how many milliseconds it will last. :lol:
has been linked for some time -- http://rybkaforum.net/cgi-bin/rybkaforu ... ?tid=20625

Thanks John, the picture of playing chess from behind bars really had me laughing!

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Re: Fabien's open letter to the community

Post by SzG » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:42 pm

Laskos wrote:
SzG wrote:
Matthias Gemuh wrote: Proof that Rybka is a Fruit derivative has been presented since Rybka 1.0 beta, though some people will never accept any amount of proof as adequate.

For 3 years this controversy has not been enough to demand of you to remove Rybka from your lists ?

You may consider including Houdini and co instead of removing Fruit clones.

Matthias.
Hi Matthias,

Controversy means that anything can be right. When there is controversy among experts, there is confusion among the masses. When confused, you either stand still or move. Your choice, either can be right.
Nice, while confused, Gabor has two states:

1. Gabor is confused, test Chessbase confusing engines
2. Gabor is confused, ban free confusing engines

Kai
And if I do the opposite, someone else will write me who is equally convinced he is right. Actually, it has happened many times.
Gabor Szots

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